Ambulance Victoria Adult Retrievals 2011-19

A retrieval is a coordinated inter-hospital transfer of a patient, who has a critical care or time critical healthcare need, which is unable to be met at the original health service. Retrieval services are provided by specialised clinical crews with advanced training in transport, retrieval and critical care medicine, operating within a structured system which ensures governance & standards. Cases handled by Adult Retrieval Victoria include the provision of adult critical care and major trauma advice, coordination of critical care bed access and retrieval of critical care patients state-wide.

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Published (Metadata Record) 25/01/2019
Last updated 18/01/2024
Organisation Ambulance Victoria
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Category Health