2,500 listed as critical care patients for rapid police response in Dubai

The 2,472 patients on the Dubai Police command and Control Centre priority list are given rapid 24-hour response to their calls.

DUBAI // The Dubai Police Command and Control Centre has the names of 2,472 heart and critical care patients registered on its priority list.

These patients are given rapid 24-hour response to their calls, reported Aletihad, the Arabic-language sister newspaper of The National.

One of these is Hassan Abdel Rahman, who has undergone seven cardiac arrests in recent years. He said Dubai Police responded quickly to his call when he was having an arrest, provided the first aid needed and transported him to hospital within 15 minutes.

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Published: September 18, 2016 04:00 AM

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