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Wellington Free Ambulance
19 Davis Street Thorndon Wellington 6011
- Event Paramedics
If you have an event coming up and you’d like skilled, friendly paramedics on the side-line keeping things safe, give us a call.
We have an events team made up of trained Paramedics. They are part of a central support and coordination system led by professional Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics.
We cover events big and small.
- Emergency Ambulance Service
We have around 150 full time, and 86 volunteer paramedics.
How we respond depends on your health need. Sometimes we can help you over the phone, or treat you at home.
Our paramedics respond to emergencies 24 hours a day seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Patients can expect an efficient and effective service prioritising and targeting their health needs.
- Communications Centre
The Central Emergency Communications Ltd (Central Comms) is based in Wellington and located at Wellington Free Ambulance Headquarters.
Central Comms is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year by our emergency medical dispatchers.
When you call 111 and ask for an ambulance our medical dispatchers ask some key questions and work out the best sort of help to send you.
- Rescue Services
Our Rescue Squad paramedics work closely with Police Search and Rescue and Fire Service crews to care for patients where the only access might be by four wheel drive, or by using ropes and winches.
We respond to everything from off road crashes, construction site accidents, to hiking trips gone wrong to specialist support to the NZ Police, NZDF and NZFS.
- Rescue Helicopter Services
Our Flight paramedics are highly trained, operating in adverse and challenging environments providing care on each flight of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
- On site medical clinics
- 4 x 4 Ambulances and rescue vehicles
- On site Paramedics
- On Site Doctors and Nurses
- Specialist staff - Rescue paramedics, Flight paramedics
- Specialist in adverse environments
- On site communications
- Rescue helicopter services
Community based medical services