Statement on action to be taken in the event of an emergency situation where a student is suffering from a physical or mental illness. 1. In the first instance staff should contact Security who will do the following: Physical Illness Mental Health Issue Contact the nearest First Aider Contact the Mental Health Practitioner Ext. 3993 First Aider will attend the scene to assess situation. Wherever necessary they will either: decide to remove student to other environment e.g. hospital/ home advise the student to see their GP Discuss the situation with Student Support & Wellbeing re contacting parents/partner/Halls staff/flat mates Mental Health Practitioner will attend scene and assess the situation. The Mental Health Practitioner may: decide immediate hospital referral is needed arrange to take the student to GP/home/ place of safety ensure all appropriate contacts are made aware of the situation. 2. For situations arising out of hours staff should contact Security who are able to liaise with relevant staff out of hours. 3. Where it is felt that hospital intervention is needed and the student is reluctant to go, Police intervention may be necessary. Please note: only Security/Mental Health Practitioner/Student Support & Wellbeing Senior Staff should make this decision.