Tshwane Emergency Services Department reinstates ambulance services
In a statement issued on 19 July 2020, the City of Tshwane Emergency Services Department (ESD) confirmed the reinstatement of the emergency medical/ambulance services in Tshwane with immediate effect. The Gauteng Province Health Department granted the Tshwane ESD a temporary operating licence that is valid until the end of January 2021. “Residents may report life-threatening emergencies on our 107 toll-free number from a cellular phone or landline. The Tshwane Emergency Services is committed to the synergy in the execution of its operations, governance and interventions in an integrated manner to protect life and property during emergencies and disasters and make the city safe and disaster resilient”, the statement conveyed.
Administrator for Compliance, Lebogang More, has welcomed the news of the reinstatement of the emergency medical/ambulance services. “We have been providing excellent medical and ambulance services for years with professionalism and the granting of the temporary operating licence until the end of January next year provides us with the opportunity to continue igniting excellence,” More said.
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