A type of TRANSPORT REQUEST.
A request when a definite time limit is imposed such that the vehicle and crew must be despatched quickly, although not necessarily immediately, to collect a PATIENT, perhaps seriously ill, on the advice of a doctor for admission to hospital.
|a.||Maternity cases not given emergency priority|
|b.||Hospital admissions (including day case admissions) for which the doctor has given a specified time, eg within one hour|
Note: A maternity admission is an admission of a pregnant woman to a maternity ward except where the intention is to terminate the pregnancy.
This class is also known by these names:
|plural||URGENT TRANSPORT REQUESTS|