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Strategic Decision Making for the North West Air Ambulance Charity Using Discrete Event Simulation

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Forthcoming
Publication date9/01/2020
Number of pages10
Original languageEnglish
EventSW20 - Operational Research Society - 10th Workshop - Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Duration: 30/03/20201/04/2020
https://www.theorsociety.com/what-we-do/events-conferences/simulation-workshop/

Conference

ConferenceSW20 - Operational Research Society - 10th Workshop
Abbreviated titleSW20
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLoughborough
Period30/03/201/04/20
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Abstract

This paper is a preliminary investigation of the provision of enhanced emergency health care at night by North West Air Ambulance (NWAA). A discrete event simulation model of the current NWAA operational system is presented. This model is used to investigate the provision of NWAA services by an air ambulance vs. a rapid response vehicle. More widely, this model will be used within the scope of investigating what NWAA describe to be their ‘optimal service hours’.