General Crisis and Emergency Services
The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) provides pre-hospital patient care and emergency transport in case of accidents, medical emergencies, and to and from treatment, where authorised.
In an emergency call Triple Zero (000).
In any emergency situation involving sudden illness or injury, it is essential that an ambulance is called immediately.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately to activate the emergency services.
Ambulance, fire, police - Call Triple Zero (000)
Non urgent ambulance transport - (authorised by a medical practitioner) - 13 12 33
Deaf or hearing/speech impaired emergency number - 106
Poisons information centre - 13 11 26
When a call is made to Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), a highly trained QAS Emergency Medical Dispatch Officer will ask a number of questions.
Remain calm while answering these questions and ensure that your responses are clear and concise.
The QAS Emergency Medical Dispatch Officer will provide you with first aid instructions and dispatch the paramedics.
Do not end the call until you are told to do so.
These services are available free to Queenslanders. Charges apply for non-residents. QAS runs first aid training at all levels, and a baby capsule hire and fitting service (fees apply). For bookings call 1300 369 003.
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