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Paediatric Transfer Traffic Light : risk assessment

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Emergency Medicine


Traffic light algorithm to guide decision making on mode of patient transfer to RHC:

  • Red - SCOTSTAR (0333 399 0222)
  • Amber - Paramedic crew ambulance
  • Green - Self-transport or taxi
Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 08 November 2023

Next review: 31 October 2025

Author(s): Dr Diane O’Carroll (Emergency Medicine Trainee – West of Scotland)

Approved By: Paediatric Liason Group, GG&C Emergency Departments