Ambulance Response/Assessment Codes

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Response Priorities

Colour
Priority Old Number Response Description
Purple Very High
Cardiac / Respiratory Arrest - Lights & Siren - Also broadcast over the radio for closest vehicle to attend
Red High P1
Lights & siren
Orange Medium P2
Road speed (can be lights & siren if the crew think appropriate)
Green Low P3
Road speed, non-urgent
Grey Very Low
Referred to Clinical Desk or Registered Nurse

Patient Status Codes

codes are a numerical description of the patients injuries or condition based upon the criteria below. They may be changed based upon clinical presentation but should not be changed by mechanisim of injury or patient's age

Status Code ZERO ONE TWO THREE FOUR
Patient Condition Dead Critical Serious Moderate Minor
Threat to Life Not Applicable Immediate Potentially Unlikely None
Triage Wristband Dead
White/Black
Immediate
Red
Urgent
Yellow
Delayed
Green
Delayed
Green
Triage Tag White/Black Red Orange/Yellow Green Green


METHANE Acronym

Used to alert about a major incident.

METHANE stands for:

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