AAGBI & RAUK consensus statement on "Fascia Iliaca Blocks and Non-physician practitioners"

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Ideally, appropriately trained physicians should perform fascia iliaca blocks but, in many circumstances, they are not immediately available to administer the blocks. Other registered health professionals who have received appropriate training and are following agreed clinical governance procedures may perform these blocks. This extended role of non-medically qualified personnel should be closely monitored by the hospital’s Department of Anaesthesia, and such practices should be subject to regular audit and review.

Full document can be accessed here.