The Hospital’s ambulance service is provided for in-house use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Although the primary objective of the ambulance service is to ensure that transportation does not become a hindrance to a patient gaining access to the Hospital, it also serves other functions that are critical to the Hospital’s operations. The functions are as follows:
• To ensure transportation of a patient to the Hospital
• To ensure transportation of a patient between facilities for off-site services.
• To collect and to transport blood to the Hospital
• To send and also to collect urgent samples