Referal Transport

Referral Transport Scheme was initiated on 14th November 2009 in the StateIt is now branded as “National Ambulance Services”. All the districts of Haryana are covered under the scheme.

Total Ambulances: -408 ambulances are operational (24 ALS, 297 BLS ambulances, 62 PTA and 20 Kilkari/Back to home, 5 Neonatal ambulances) which are managed by Decentralized Control Rooms operational in districts.

Services provided: - “24 X 7” Free transportation services are provided within the district to any patient in emergency, pregnant women, victims of road side accident, post natal cases, in case of emergency till 6 weeks after delivery, sick infants, & children under 5 years of age and freedom fighters. The objective of Referral Transport Scheme is to provide pre-hospitalization care and transport to the patients in emergency, and to increase institutional delivery by transporting pregnant women to health facilities and to tertiary care health facilities and back-home services within the districts.

Stationing of ambulances: 

  • Four ambulances stationed at Civil Hospital, 
  • One ambulance is stationed at Sub Divisional Hospital/Community Health Center 
  • One ambulance for every two Primary Health Center. 
  • All ambulances except Kilkari ambulance are operational “24X7”

Charges for transportation to Private health facility:

  • For BLS ambulance @ Rs. 7 per K.M 
  • For ALS ambulances/ Neonate Care Ambulances@ Rs. 15 per K.M.

Salient Features

  • Decentralized control room operational 24x7 in each district Hospital having toll free no. 108. 
  • Two lines of toll free no 108 are operational in each control room of the districts to provide easy access to ambulance services.
  • Ambulances are fitted with GPS system. 
  • The Mobile Closed User Group (CUG) Sims has been provided on each ambulance of Referral Transport Scheme in the State to provide easy communication from ambulance and control room and with outreach workers like ASHAs and ANMs.
  • The refueling of ambulances is done through petro cards in collaboration with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
  • The average response time in reaching the patient is 15 minutes and for dropping the patient at nearest health facility is 35 minutes as per the online data of patient transported.
  • Online Referral Transport Application is available on National Health Mission Haryana Web Portal. The details of all the patients transported are captured in this application.

 

Performance Indicators:- 

INDICATORS 

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20 

2020-21
 (from  April  to Sep 2020)

Total Ambulances

352

359

409

408

Total patient transported

469972

429324

469314

305626 

Average Response Time

16 minutes

16 minutes

16 minutes

15 minutes

Average time taken in dropping the patient at health facility

40 minutes

40 minutes

40 minutes

35 minutes

Calls per vehicle per day

3.5

3.5

3.3

4

Average kilometres per ambulance per day

151 kms

168 kms

190 kms

162 kms

 

Year wise Purchase of Ambulances-

Year

Ambulances Purchased

2009

132

2010

42

2011

17

2013

81

2016

67

2018

150

2019

142

The physical achievements are as follows:

Year

Total cases

Pregnant women

Roadside accident cases

Referral from one health facility to another

Other emergencies

2009-10

53790

25891

4711

10265

12923

2010-11

252192

99075

13831

51364

87922

2011-12

366598

133548

14650

73275

145125

2012-13

403347

143046

18312

87047

154942

2013-14

467174

170246

23524

105437

167967

2014-15 

544300

201777

26288

126936

189299

2015-16 

506256

182771

27080

133863

162542

2016-17     

468741

164516

28092

129555

146578

2017-18

470004

162365

27862

136033

143744

2018-19

430653

136423

24599

141884

127747

2019-20

475177

141009

26040

159260

148868

2020*21 (Till September 2020)

305626

142972

9645

77101

75908

Total 

4743858

1703639

244634

1232020

1563565

 

Training

 

  • 175 EMTs trained at GVK- EMRI Hyderabad in 
    1. Basic Life Support (BLS),
    2. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) ,
    3. International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) 
    4. Advances Life Support Obstetrics (ALSO).
  • 550 EMTs trained in
    1. Emergency and Trauma Life Care’
    2. Basic Life Support (BLS) , 
    3. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS),
    4. International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) 
    5. Advances Life Support Obstetrics (ALSO)