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  website at: Ambulance Response Programme.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Ambulance Calls