UCT has an agreement with ER24 Emergency Medical Services to respond to any medical emergencies on campus.
UCT has an agreement with ER24 Emergency Medical Services to respond to any medical emergencies on campus. Medical emergencies must be reported to Campus Protection Services by dialling +27 (0)21 650 2222. CPS will contact ER24 and escort the ambulance to the location of the emergency.
This agreement covers only rapid response to UCT's campuses. The ambulance or emergency vehicle will respond and stabilise the ill or injured individual. After this, the cost for transporting the injured or ill person must be covered by the individual's medical aid or personal account.
This service is for all the UCT campuses. The service can be used by all staff, students and contractors.
The service includes:
All calls are confidential.
Things you need to know when calling for an ambulance:
A monthly report will be sent to UCT on the service. (Confidential patient information will not be revealed.)
Any queries or comments about the service can be emailed to email@example.com.
View also: Emergency protocol for a student in a mental health crisis on campus and in UCT residences.