In these cases, Hunter EMS Ambulance would respond immediately, meaning our EMS professionals would begin as quickly as possible taking the steps necessary to respond to the call.
Non-emergency transports are often scheduled in advance and may cover a variety of things as long as the patient qualifies for an ambulance including hospital to hospital transfers (to a higher level of care), change of residence, outpatient treatment, doctor's appointments, etc.
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Ambulances transport patients who need a higher level of care during transport above those services provided by a BLS ambulance. The unit is staffed by a paramedic who is qualified to render advanced life support to patients such as advanced airway management, drug administration and cardiac monitoring under the direction of a hospital. Patients who typically require ALS transport include:
At Hunter EMS Ambulance, we are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days per year. If you have a medical emergency, please contact us right away ((877) 862-5600) so we can get you to the emergency room without delay.
If you are looking to schedule an appointment, Hunter EMS Ambulance can do so at any time, however, we like a one day notice if possible to ensure timely performance.
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