With more and more people in the UK suffering from obesity, the need for reliable complex and bariatric patient transport services is at an all-time high. At MedEMS, we provide modified bariatric ambulances and fully-trained medical professionals to assist these patients in getting to their appointments.
As a leading provider of complex and bariatric patient transport solutions, we have much to offer our clients across the country. Here is what you can expect from us:
Obese patients may require specialist equip in order to complete their ambulance transfer in comfort. At MedEMS, we have a fleet of specialist bariatric vehicles ready to go at a moment’s notice. These modified ambulances include lifting equipment, reinforced stretchers, and wider interiors for the benefit of our patients.
At MedEMS, we understand that obese patients may be embarrassed by their condition. Like all medical professionals our paramedics and ambulance staff treat all patients with courtesy and respect. Their sole concern is that our patient is transported from door-to-door in comfort and with all their medical needs attended to.
Just as we use specialist ambulances to transport our complex and bariatric patients, we also staff them with an appropriate crew. These staff members will have received specialised training on how to handle bariatric patients. This includes lifting and moving techniques with care and dignity, as well as various first-aid techniques modified for easier application to obese patients.
There are many reasons to choose us for your complex and bariatric transport needs. Here are some of the more common ones, based on extensive customer and patient feedback:
Our complex and bariatric patient transport teams consist of fully-qualified and highly-trained medical professionals. All our paramedics and ambulance drivers are experienced in this particular field of patient transport. Here at MedEMS, we are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our complex and bariatric staff are regularly assessed to ensure they comply fully with the Commission’s Fundamental Standards.
At MedEMS, we believe that all patients requiring complex and bariatric transport solutions should be able to access them. For this reason, we make our services available to NHS-funded and independent health care providers alike. This includes NHS Trusts, private clinics, local authorities and more. Even private individuals can take advantage of this specialist service.
Medical examinations and treatments are frequently arranged outside what might be called normal working hours. As professional complex and bariatric transport providers, we understand this and operate accordingly. We run a round-the-clock patient transport service for all customers requiring specialist bariatric vehicles and equipment.
MedEMS provides complex and bariatric patient transport services nationwide. No matter where your health care establishment is based, we have a fleet of specialist vehicles in your local area. These paramedic-led ambulance teams are monitored and instructed by our central control room, to ensure and efficient service, every time.