Hunter Valley Scanning

Radio Frequency Scanning

NSW AMBULANCE CODES

1A - CLOSEST UNIT - HOT IMMEDIATE - CLOSEST UNIT / HIGHEST CLINICAL SKILL ( HCS )

1B - MEDICAL / TRAUMA EMERGENCY - HOT IMMEDIATE - HIGHEST CLINICAL SKILL ( HCS )

1C - MEDICAL / TRAUMA EMERGENCY - HOT IMMEDIATE - BASIC LIFE SUPPORT ( BLS )

2A - IMMEDIATE  - COLD IMMEDIATE - ( HSC ) UNIT TO ARRIVE WITHIN 30 MIN.

2B - NEAREST AVAILABLE RESOURCE - COLD - ( BLS ) UNIT TO ARRIVE WITHIN 30 MIN.

2C - NEAREST AVAILABLE RESOURCE - COLD - ( BLS ) UNIT TO ARRIVE WITHIN 60 MIN.

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R1 - IMMEDIATE & URGENT RESPONSE - ( LIGHTS & SIRENS )

R2 - IMMEDIATE RESPONSE - ( NO LIGHT & SIRENS )

R3 - PRIORITY MEDICAL - COLD -TIME CRITICAL - RESPOND WITH 30 MIN.

R4 - PRIORITY AERO-MEDICAL - COLD - TIME CRITICAL - PRE-ARRANGED RESPONSE TIME

R5 - ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS - COLD - MEDICAL, SCANS, DIALYSIS, ETC.

R6 - STRETCHER / WALK - COLD - POST TREATMENT, SCANS, DIALYSIS, ETC.

R7 - GENERAL TRANSPORT - COLD - DISCHARGE, PALLATIVE CARE, TRANSFER, ETC.

R8 - SPORTING ATTENDANCE - COLD - EVENT STANDBY

R9 - MAJOR INCIDENTS - HOT / COLD - INCIDENTS THAT REQUIRE SEPARATION FROM OTHERS

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ZERO 1 - CLEAR THE AIR, URGENT MESSAGE

CODE 1 - OFFICER IN TROUBLE, REQUIRES POLICE

CODE 2 - CARDIAC ARREST

CODE 3 - ADVISE HOSPITAL OF PATIENTS CONDITION

CODE 4 - PATIENT DECEASED

CODE 5 - ARRIVING AT HOSPITAL, ( DOA ) FOR CERTIFICATE

CODE 6 - DEPARTING HOSPITAL FOR MORGUE

CODE 7 - ARRIVING AT MORGUE

CODE 8 - PATIENT WITH A TERMINAL CONDITION

CODE 9 - RESCUE REQUIRED, PERSON TRAPPED

CODE 10 - FIRE BRIGADE REQUIRED

CODE 11 - LIVE WIRES DOWN, CONTACT POWER AUTHORITY

CODE 12 - POISONOUS GAS

CODE 13 - DANGER OF EXPLOSION

CODE 14 - AMBULANCE INVOLVED IN COLLISION

CODE 15 - PATIENTS OR OFFICER INJURED

CODE 16 - TOW TRUCK REQUIRED

CODE 17 - OVERDOSE

CODE 18 - AIRPORT ALERT

CODE 19 - DISASTER ALERT

CODE 20 - MEAL BREAK

CODE 21 - PARAMEDIC REQUIRED

CODE 22 - MORPHINE ADMINISTERED

CODE 23 - INFECTIOUS DISEASE

CODE 24 - APPROACH WITH CAUTION, AWAIT POLICE

CODE 25 - SUICIDE / SUSPICIOUS DEATH, CALL POLICE

CODE 26 - SEXUAL ASSAULT

CODE 31 - SUICIDE OR ATTEMPTED SUICIDE

TYPE A - HIV POSITIVE 

HOSPITAL CODES

RED - HOSPITAL HAS NO BEDS AVAILABLE

YELLOW - HOSPITAL IS ACCEPTING LIFE THREATENING CASES ONLY

GREEN - HOSPITAL HAS BEDS AVAILABLE AND IS ACCEPTING PATIENTS FROM AMBULANCES