Ambulance Call

An Ambulance Call is a call received into the Ambulance Control Room.

Description

An Ambulance Call  is a SERVICE REQUEST.

An Ambulance Call  is a call received into the Ambulance Control Room.

This could be a direct 999 call or a call transferred from another ORGANISATION.

Every call received into the Ambulance Control Room is given a unique AMBULANCE CALL IDENTIFIER.

An AMBULANCE VEHICLE may be dispatched to provide treatment to the PATIENT face to face, with onward transport to a hospital or other destination if required. Alternatively, the PATIENT may be given advice via telephone or video consultation and not require an AMBULANCE VEHICLE response.

For further information on Ambulance Calls, see the NHS England and NHS Improvement  website at: Ambulance Response Programme.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Ambulance Calls

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL IDENTIFIER references in description Ambulance Call
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL OUTCOME FOR PATIENT LEVEL INFORMATION COSTING references in description Ambulance Call
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL RESPONSE CATEGORY references in description Ambulance Call
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL RESPONSE TYPE references in description Ambulance Call
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL SOURCE references in description Ambulance Call
NHS Business Definition Ambulance Call references in description Ambulance Call