An unbiased overview into why it took an ambulance half-hour to get to an 86-year-old Calgary lady who was attacked by three canines will probably be launched Thursday.
Police and paramedics responded to the Capitol Hill neighborhood in June 2022 and located the injured lady, Betty Ann Williams.
She was taken to hospital by ambulance and later died.
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Alberta Well being Providers, which manages emergency medical companies, says in a press release that the unbiased overview by the Well being High quality Council of Alberta made a number of suggestions to AHS, the town and the police.
The well being authority mentioned on the time that the preliminary 911 name was despatched to police primarily based on info offered from the scene.
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Nevertheless, a neighbor who referred to as 911 advised the media that she referred to as for an ambulance and did her greatest to inform the dispatcher what was occurring.
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Well being officers mentioned EMS initially deemed the “canine chunk” non-life-threatening primarily based on info obtained from the town’s 911 name heart. Police then notified EMS upon their arrival on the scene that the affected person’s accidents have been critical.
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The Metropolis of Calgary was additionally conducting its personal investigation into the decision and mentioned on the time it might totally help the unbiased overview.
The Well being High quality Council overview, initially anticipated to final round 4 months, was requested to look at the calls made to emergency dispatch, ambulance response time and availability of ambulances on the time.
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