Ambulance service operational profile and response times survey: final report.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/264016
Title:
Ambulance service operational profile and response times survey: final report.
Authors:
Department of Health (DoH); Breen, Nick; University College Dublin. Department of General Practice.; National University of Ireland Galway. Department of General Practice.; Ambulance Response Time Steering Committee
Publisher:
Department of Health (DoH)
Issue Date:
Dec-1997
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/264016
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
Th1s research exercise was commissioned and carried out in the first ha1f of 1997 on behalf of the National Ambulance Advisory Council (NAAC) and Department of Health. Summary anonymised findings were presented to the NAAC in June 1991 and in July, the Department of Health commissioned individual reports and seminars for each of the Ambulance Services involved . Each seminar was arranged with the management team of the respective Health Board (Appendix 4). A detailed report on response times and an operational profile was submitted beforehand. The format involved a presentation of key data to the team by the UCD researchers followed by discussion. The purpose of the report and seminar was to' provide each Ambulance Service with an objective assessment of its response times and operational profile, for purposes of monitoring and planning its own performance. The research specifically avoided adverse comment, judgmental interpretation or direct comparisons of Services. In addition, the research group undertook an extensive evaluation of the literature in relation to pre-hospital emergency care. The review aimed to identify high quality studies carried out on pre-hospital care strategies which may be relevant to the Irish healthcare system. This review is the subject of an additional report.
Keywords:
AMBULANCE SERVICE; RESEARCH GROUP

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorDepartment of Health (DoH)en_GB
dc.contributor.authorBreen, Nicken_GB
dc.contributor.authorUniversity College Dublin. Department of General Practice.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorNational University of Ireland Galway. Department of General Practice.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorAmbulance Response Time Steering Committeeen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-02T16:06:01Z-
dc.date.available2013-01-02T16:06:01Z-
dc.date.issued1997-12-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/264016-
dc.descriptionTh1s research exercise was commissioned and carried out in the first ha1f of 1997 on behalf of the National Ambulance Advisory Council (NAAC) and Department of Health. Summary anonymised findings were presented to the NAAC in June 1991 and in July, the Department of Health commissioned individual reports and seminars for each of the Ambulance Services involved . Each seminar was arranged with the management team of the respective Health Board (Appendix 4). A detailed report on response times and an operational profile was submitted beforehand. The format involved a presentation of key data to the team by the UCD researchers followed by discussion. The purpose of the report and seminar was to' provide each Ambulance Service with an objective assessment of its response times and operational profile, for purposes of monitoring and planning its own performance. The research specifically avoided adverse comment, judgmental interpretation or direct comparisons of Services. In addition, the research group undertook an extensive evaluation of the literature in relation to pre-hospital emergency care. The review aimed to identify high quality studies carried out on pre-hospital care strategies which may be relevant to the Irish healthcare system. This review is the subject of an additional report.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDepartment of Health (DoH)en_GB
dc.subjectAMBULANCE SERVICEen_GB
dc.subjectRESEARCH GROUPen_GB
dc.titleAmbulance service operational profile and response times survey: final report.en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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