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SA Ambulance Service reported ambulance responses by priority

The number of SA Ambulance service reported responses by priority, calendar year and quarter. A response is the dispatch of an ambulance service vehicle. There may be multiple responses to a single incident. Responses are prioritised as per incidents, but in some instances responses to the same incident may be dispatched with different priorities (e.g. a code 1 response to a code 1 incident may be supported by an additional code 2 response as a back-up).

Responses are prioritised as : emergency (code 1) — immediate response under lights and sirens required (incident is potentially life threatening); urgent (code 2) — undelayed response required without lights and sirens (arrival desirable within 30 minutes); *Non-emergency (code 3 and code 4) non-urgent response by required ambulance or patient transport service; and casualty room attendance.

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Field Value
Title SA Ambulance Service reported ambulance responses by priority
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Hosted/Linked Hosted
Update Frequency annually
Landing Page https://data.sa.gov.au/data/dataset/f616ef5e-49b9-483b-9bc4-0276adc8afea
Date Published July 27, 2016
Page Updated September 6, 2018
Contact Point
Data Granularity Ambulance responses by priority
Temporal Coverage 01-01-2012 to 30-06-2018
Geospatial Coverage n/a
Jurisdiction Government of South Australia
Data Portal data.sa.gov.au
Publisher/Agency SA Health
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