Ambulance Service

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Scottish Ambulance Service

Base: Lamlash

Typical Mobilisation Time: Immediate

How Mobilised: 999

Personnel: Approx 15 including paramedics, technicians and urgent tier assistants.  Two crew on duty at any one time.

Vehicles: 2 A&E vehicles (one crewed at any one time)

Core Roles: Prehospital care, patient transfers to Arran War Memorial Hospital and to helipad/ferry for mainland transfer.  Assistance available for AWMH.

Triage Awareness: Competent

Casualty Care: Multiple stretchers, oxygen, entonox, immobilisation.  2 fully equipped ambulances.  Major incident boxes and trailer.

Other Resources: Can call on ambulance and military helicopters for evacuations off the island.

Links: Scottish Ambulance Service