When calling 999

The Island’s Ambulance Service respond to ALL suspected cases of Stroke as a 999 medical emergency.

Ambulance Paramedics and Technicians have received specific training in respect of early recognition and pre-hospital treatment of Stroke.

The bottom line is that anyone on the Island calling 999 where a Stroke is suspected will receive an immediate response and will be transferred to hospital without delay.

Making a 999 Call

The Joint Control Centre asks common questions of callers in relation to the 999 service, and they are:

It is also useful if someone can look out for the ambulance and wave them down, especially in dim lit streets during the night or if the emergency is at a location difficult to find.