Haliburton County Paramedic Service Administration Office
Ph: 705-457-1616

Paramedic Service

Haliburton County Paramedic Service Administration Office
Ph: 705-457-1616

Response Time Performance Plan

As approved by Resolution of Haliburton County Council.

For the calendar year of 2017, from January 1 to December 31:

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

20% percent of the time, Haliburton County Paramedic Service plans to have a paramedic equipped with an AED and able to defibrillate a patient determined to be in sudden cardiac arrest, within 6 minutes from the time ambulance dispatch conveys the call information to the designated land ambulance delivery agent until the said responder arrives the scene.

CTAS 1

30% percent of the time, Haliburton County Paramedic Service plans to have a Paramedic as defined by the Ambulance Act respond to any patient determined to be CTAS 1, within 8 minutes from the time ambulance dispatch conveys the call information until the paramedic arrives the scene.

CTAS 2, 3, 4, 5

Haliburton County Paramedic Service plans to have a Paramedic as defined by the Ambulance Act respond to any patient determined to be CTAS 2, 3, 4, 5 within a period of time as noted below in Table 1:

Table 1

CTAS Level Target elapsed time from paramedic notified until on scene (mm:ss) Target Percentile to achieve target
2 15:00 65%
3 20:00 65%
4 25:00 65%
5 30:00 65%