Ambulance services - average cost of call out: seeing, treating and conveying patients, per incident (HE3.0.2)can help you understand the value of


£231 per incident

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"This cost is sourced from the National Health Service Reference Costs 2013-14 (currency code ASS02), and represents the average cost per call-out for ambulance services where the patient is seen, treated accordingly, and conveyed to hospital. See the related subsidiary measure for (currency code ASS01, where an ambulance is called out, treatment/referral provided, but the patient is not conveyed by the ambulance to hospital. This cost line, along with the related measure on 'seeing and treating or referring patients', contributes to the headline measure that gives a weighted average for the cost of an ambulance call out." This valuation has been taken from New Economy's Unit Cost Database. The Unit Cost Database "brings together more than 600 cost estimates in a single place, most of which are national costs derived from government reports and academic studies. The costs cover crime, education & skills, employment & economy, fire, health, housing and social services." The valuation has been taken from Outcome Category "CRIME", Outcome Detail " DOMESTIC VIOLENCE". In the Unit Cost Database, this valuation related to stakeholder "State". For more information see:
Reference Cost Collection: National Schedule of Reference Costs - Year 2013-14 - currency code ASS02 ('AMB' worksheet). (This valuation has been sourced from New Economy's Unit Cost Database, which can be accessed here:

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