EAS Providers

The table below outlines the providers and operators who deliver Emergency Ambulance Services (EAS).

Service

Provider

Clinical Control Centres/

Central Communications Centre

  • St John Emergency Communications Limited (SJECL)1
  • Central Emergency Communications Limited (CECL)2

Emergency Road Ambulance Services (ERAS)

Air Ambulance Services (AAS)

Air Ambulance Helicopter Service Providers
  • Northern Region: Northern Rescue Helicopter Limited
  • Central Region: Central Air Ambulance Rescue Limited
  • Southern Region: Helicopter Emergency Medical Services New Zealand Limited.

Emergency Air Ambulance Service Fixed-wing providers

  • Phillips Search and Rescue Trust
  • Skyline Aviation Ltd
  • Life Flight Trust
  • Garden City Helicopters Ltd
  • Mainland Air
  • Stewart Island Flights (SIF)

Primary Response in Medical Emergency (PRIME)

Around 80 primary medical practices contracted by St John.

1 The Ministry of Health and ACC has a joint Service Agreement with St John Emergency Communications Limited (SJECL) (a subsidiary of St John) to manage the Clinical Control Centres in Auckland and Christchurch.

2 The Ministry of Health and ACC has a joint Service Agreement with the Central Emergency Communications Limited (CECL) (a 50:50 joint venture between St John and WFA). Wellington Free and St John jointly manage the third Emergency Ambulance Communication Centre in Wellington. 

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