Ambulance Department to station EMS team at Simpson Bay Police Sub Station

Head of the Ambulance Department at the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour Cylred Richardson, announced that an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team will be stationed at the Simpson Bay Police Sub Station during the approximately two-hour passage of the Swing Bridge into the Simpson Bay Lagoon tentatively scheduled for Friday, May 3 from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Any emergency’s that take place within the two hour period while the draw bridge is open, the ambulance and emergency medical technicians will be able to respond immediately.

Protocol arrangements are also being made by the relevant authorities with French side government officials to allow the ambulance to transport a medical emergency through French territory to the Dutch side during the two-hour bridge opening.