ambulance service

ambulance service

Any of the specialist ambulance services that cover England and provide emergency access to health care in response to emergency (999) calls, doctors’ urgent admissions, and high-dependency/urgent inter-hospital transfers.

e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal ser·vic·es

(EMS) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē med'i-kăl sĕr'vis-ĕz)
An agency that provides prehospital care and transport to the sick and wounded.
Synonym(s): ambulance service, emergency medical service system.
References in classic literature ?
As a stepping-stone I obtained an appointment in the American ambulance service and was on my way to France when three shrill whistles altered, in as many seconds, my entire scheme of life.
I was sitting on deck with some of the fellows who were going into the American ambulance service with me, my Airedale, Crown Prince Nobbler, asleep at my feet, when the first blast of the whistle shattered the peace and security of the ship.
RAWALPINDI -- To improve healthcare facilities in the province, Punjab government is going to launch test run motorcycle ambulance service in Rawalpindi from Saturday.
RACEGOERS at Warwick have helped raise around PS50,000 for the Air Ambulance Service.
CATHERINE W GICHUKI DOHA There was a 12 percent increase in the number of calls that Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Ambulance Service received between 2016 and 2017 with an average of 737 calls per day, an official has said.
In case of traffic accidents, the ambulance service fees defined in this Resolution is not applicable and fees will be subject to the Executive Council Resolution No (2) of 2016, stipulating that Dubai Police and DCAS may collect AED 6770 per patient from the default partys insurance company against the ambulance and medical evacuation services.
In case of traffic accidents, the ambulance service fees defined in this resolution are not applicable and the fees will be charged according to the Executive Council Resolution No.
THE Welsh Ambulance Service had to deal with 300 more calls than normal over Christmas after people dialled 999 for non-emergency problems such as back pain, coughs and colds.
The Tory MSP has asked the Scottish Government if they are aware of any planned move and if the ambulance service will consult with the community council.
Following an intensive inspection process by Joint Commission International (JCI) in September, Hamad Medical Corporation's Ambulance Service has been successfully reaccredited against the JCI's Medical Transport Organization Standard Second Edition.
The head of the North East Ambulance Service has been awarded a prestigious medal from the Queen in recognition of his lifesaving work.
This award is given to those in the NHS ambulance service Paul Liversidge who have shown distinguished or meritorious service, including service marked by exceptional ability, merit and exemplary conduct.