AMGH Responds to AMR Request for Hurricane Michael EMS Deployment

Deployment AMGH companies are sending caregivers and rotor wing air assets to assist under AMR’s contract with FEMA (Lewisville, TX) – As an air medical network provider under American Medical Response’s (AMR) contract with FEMA, Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) is responding to the request to provide assistance in the recovery after devastating Hurricane Michael.…

MET MEDICAL EXPANDS WITH NEW AMBULANCES AND HIRES FOLLOWING SANTANDER FUNDING

MET Medical Ltd, a St Albans based private ambulance service, has purchased six additional emergency response vehicles and hired 20 new staff following £300,000 funding from Santander Business Banking. MET Medical was established in 2014 by Dave Hawkins as a private ambulance service to carry out urgent, routine and emergency ambulance transfers from hospitals, care…

AMR Activates National Command Center and Deploys Emergency Response Teams for Catastrophic Hurricane Michael

AMR and network providers are deploying crews and medical transportation ground assets to assist affected communities (Dallas, TX) — American Medical Response (AMR) activated the National Command Center (NATCOM) in Dallas, deployed nearly one thousand paramedics and EMTs along with 350 ambulances and 125 paratransit vehicles, in response to the federal government’s request for EMS…

Bed Blocking’ Campaign Culminates in Art Exhibition

London, 11 October 2018, an exhibition has opened in Islington following an eight-week, artist-led campaign to call time on delayed discharges in the NHS.  The pop-up curation will welcome visitors at Candid Arts in Islington for just two days, between 11-12 October. On the launch night, there’s a specially selected guestlist of NHS practitioners and commissioners, journalists…

World Conference on Lung Cancer Monday Press Conference: Clinical Research Results and Gender Differences in Lung Cancer Survival

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At today’s press conference at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC’s) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), conference co-president Dr. Andrea Bezjak, M.D., FRCPC, MSc, professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto…

Italian tourist returns to ‘la dolce vita’ following Stansted staff and paramedics’ swift response

An Italian tourist who collapsed unconscious and stopped breathing at Stansted Airport is due to live his ‘dolce vita’ back at home thanks to first aiders and ambulance crews. Antonio Perrelli went into cardiac arrest whilst using the airport’s Track Transit System on 20th August, but has made a remarkable recovery, and met his lifesavers from…

Recognising the benefits of specialist yoga for UK refugees on World Mental Health Day

Subject: Press release: Recognising the benefits of specialist yoga for UK refugees on World Mental Health Day With World Mental Health day on 10 October fast approaching, I’d like to draw your attention to new and compelling evidence showing how beneficial yoga is in the treatment of a range of mental health issues for UK refugees and…

UK Ambulance trusts’ Safeguarding Guidance are a serious potential future hazard

16% of ambulance trusts (two out of 12) reported safeguarding incidents in last three years Three trusts unable to audit their guidance to central standards Three trusts rely on 3-yearly cycles for training in regards to safeguarding Five trusts rely on 3-yearly cycles for updating their guidance 4th October, London, UK – Panlogic, the UK’s leading digital engineering…