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| Purple || Very High || || Cardiac / Respiratory Arrest - Under Lights (Also broadcast over the radio for closest vehicle to attend)
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| '''Purple''' || Very High || || Cardiac / Respiratory Arrest - Under Lights (Also broadcast over the radio for closest vehicle to attend)
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| Red || High || P1  
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| '''Red''' || High || P1  
 
| align="left" | Lights & siren
 
| align="left" | Lights & siren
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| Orange || Medium || P2  
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| '''Orange''' || Medium || P2  
 
| align="left" | Road speed (May be upgraded to under lights if crew think appropriate)
 
| align="left" | Road speed (May be upgraded to under lights if crew think appropriate)
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| Green || Low || P3  
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| '''Green''' || Low || P3  
 
| align="left" | Road speed, non-urgent
 
| align="left" | Road speed, non-urgent
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| Grey || Very Low ||  
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| '''Grey''' || Very Low ||  
 
| align="left" |Referred to Clinical Desk or Registered Nurse<br />
 
| align="left" |Referred to Clinical Desk or Registered Nurse<br />
 
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Latest revision as of 16:47, 11 May 2020

Response Priorities

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

Patient Status Codes

Patient status codes are a numerical range used to indicate the severity of a patients injuries or condition
A patients status may be changed based upon clinical presentation but should not be changed for mechanisim of injury or age of the patient

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

METHANE Report

Used to provide details from scene to comms about a major incident

METHANE stands for:

M Major incident declared
E Exact Location of Incident
T Type of Incident
H Hazards Present or Suspected
A Access to and from from the incident scene
N Number, Type and Severity of Casualties
E Emergency services required and already on scene