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Knysna Ambulance Metro EMS


METRO stands for MEDICAL EMERGENCY TRANSPORT AND RESCUE ORGANIZATION and EMS for EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. EMS is depended on the Red Cross Air Mercy Service for Advanced Life Support inter facility transfers and primary responses. The service flew the equivalent of 700 000km this year with 700 patient. The EMS call taking through the National Emergency Number 10177 was consolidated through one centre in each of the District Government areas of Southern Cape (George), Boland (Worcester, Overberg (Bredasdorp), Central Karoo (Beaufort West), West Coast (Mooreesburg) and Cape Town.