National Ambulance Resilience Unit (NARU)
The Ambulance Service Response to a CBRNe Incident
About Graham Finnigan
Graham Finnigan is a Paramedic Officer and tactical commander within the capabilities cell of NARU, responsible for CBRNe, MTFA and Mass Casualty national ambulance preparedness and infrastructure. Prior to appointment with NARU, Graham was the Special Operations manager for a large regional ambulance service in the United Kingdom.
Retired from the Royal Army Medical Corps in 2015, after 23 years active service, he has interests in CBRNe response, major incident management, remote & critical care.
Graham has helped to deliver acute healthcare and facilitate emergency preparedness in many hazardous areas and conflict zones across the world, most recently as a specialist consultant for the World Health Organisation (WHO) providing chemical weapon medical response training and advise for clinicians operating in northern Syria.
An overview of the Ambulance Service response to a CBRNe/HAZMAT incident from the Initial Operational Response (IOR) to the Specialist Operational Response (SOR) including national resilience arrangements.