The objectives of an ambulance service are—
(a) to respond rapidly to requests for help in a medical emergency;
(b) to provide specialized medical skills to maintain life and to reduce injuries in emergency situations and while moving people requiring those skills;
S. 15(ba) inserted by No. 52/2017 s. 72(1).
(ba) to provide safe, patient-centred and appropriate services;
(c) to provide specialized transport facilities to move people requiring emergency medical treatment;
(d) to provide services for which specialized medical or transport skills are necessary;
S. 15(da) inserted by No. 52/2017 s. 72(2).
(da) to foster continuous improvement in the quality and safety of the care and services it provides;
(e) to foster public education in first aid.