Ambulance Control Room

An Ambulance Control Room is provided by an Ambulance Service.

Description

An Ambulance Control Room  is a SERVICE.

An Ambulance Control Room  is provided by an Ambulance Service.

An Ambulance Control Room, also known as an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), is provided by an Ambulance Service and is where 999 calls and calls from CARE PROFESSIONALS  are received and triaged.

A call can be a direct 999 call or a call transferred from another ORGANISATION.

AMBULANCE VEHICLES are dispatched from the Ambulance Control Room to respond to PATIENTS.

For further information on the Ambulance Control Room and its functions, see the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives website at: AACE.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)
Plural Ambulance Control Rooms

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL RESPONSE CATEGORY references in description Ambulance Control Room
Data Element AMBULANCE CALL RESPONSE CATEGORY (FINAL) references in description Ambulance Control Room
Data Element AMBULANCE CALL RESPONSE CATEGORY (INITIAL) references in description Ambulance Control Room
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL RESPONSE TYPE references in description Ambulance Control Room
Attribute AMBULANCE CALL SOURCE references in description Ambulance Control Room
Class AMBULANCE VEHICLE references in description Ambulance Control Room
NHS Business Definition Ambulance Call references in description Ambulance Control Room
NHS Business Definition Ambulance Control Room references in description Ambulance Control Room
NHS Business Definition Ambulance Incident references in description Ambulance Control Room
NHS Business Definition Emergency Ambulance Service references in description Ambulance Control Room