All of our staff are fully qualified, DBS checked (CRB) and have relevant experience within the medical and ambulance profession. Staff will wear our company uniform, however, if you wish, our staff can be supplied in covert clothes or in your uniform. This enables us to be highly visible or to remain “behind the scenes” and blend within your corporate image.
We can also provide medical staff for use in a treatment centre or in fully equipped response vehicles or ambulances to cover wider areas. Medical tents and cycle response units are also available on request.
A B Medical Services currently offer the following staff :
Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Practitioners
NAEMT’s Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognised around the world as the leading continuing education program for pre-hospital emergency trauma care. PHTLS promotes excellence in trauma patient management through global education of all providers involved in the delivery of pre-hospital care. PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care in your area and decrease mortality. The program is based on a pre-hospital trauma care philosophy, stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. This may require an approach to the trauma patient that varies from traditional treatment modalities. PHTLS practitioners are generally Paramedics, Doctors or Nurses and have comprehensive training in the following areas / skills.
- Describe the physiology and kinematics of injury
- Understand the need for rapid assessment of the trauma patient
- Transport patients to the appropriate medical facility depending on their injuries
- Advance their level of knowledge in regard to examination and diagnostic skills
- Enhance their performance in the assessment and treatment of the trauma patient
- Advance their level of competence with regard to specific pre-hospital trauma intervention skills
- Provide an overview and establish management methods for pre-hospital care of the multisystem trauma patient
- Airway management
- Rapid extrication and assessment
- Surgical airway / chest decompression
- Spinal immobilisation
Ideal practitioners for
- Motor Sports
- High-Risk Events
- Working at Height
Major Incident, Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) practitioners (Major Incident Managers / Commanders)
MIMMS presents the nature and management of a major incident, focusing on how to deliver the medical support needed to multiple casualties. As the only international standard in major incident medical management, the course is taught and the principles are practiced throughout the world, being integrated into civilian and military medical practice.
MIMMS practitioners are thought and assessed using a systematic approach to the medical management of major incidents in accordance with ALSG guidance and using the JESIP principles.
A B Medical Services (UK) Limited, have invested heavily into the SMART MCI triage and reporting system that is used internationally in addition to all the UK NHS Ambulance services, allowing us to fully integrate with them during a Major Incident. These assets include Major Incident Command kits, Triage Packs, Personal Issue Pocket cards for staff, Megaphones, Radios and Tabards.
HCPC Registered Paramedic
All Paramedics are required to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council to practice and have either an IHCD qualification or a University degree in Paramedic Science. Paramedics have NHS 999 frontline experience or a military background and have a wide range of skills that includes advanced airway management, advanced life support, advanced patient assessment, 12- lead ECG acquisition and interpretation, capnography and enhanced diagnostic skills. Paramedics can also administer a wide range of drugs for the treatment of medical and traumatic conditions. Paramedics have ultimate responsibility for the quality of medical care provided on scene (in the absence of an on-site medical practitioner) and in order for them to maintain their registration, they must update their skills regularly (CPD) and keep a portfolio. These members of staff are trained in emergency driving skills
Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
Emergency Care Practitioners (ECPs) are Paramedics, nurses or other health professionals and usually have a University degree. ECP’s have additional training in injury assessment, diagnostic skills and advanced wound care and in order for them to maintain their registration, they must update their skills regularly (CPD) and keep a portfolio. These members of staff are trained in emergency driving skills and have ultimate responsibility for the quality of medical care provided on scene (in the absence of an on-site medical practitioner).
Other Healthcare Professionals under this speciality
- Paramedic Practitioner
- Advanced Clinical Practitioner
- Urgent Care Practitioner
- Nurse Practitioner
- Emerency Care Practitoner
IHCD Ambulance Technician
A person who holds a current IHCD Ambulance Technician certificate is required to undertake a minimum of 750 hours supervised practice in emergency ambulances. Their supervised practice must be carried out by a qualified IHCD Technician or HCPC Paramedic and they are required to keep a portfolio of evidence. IHCD Technicians are trained and experienced in the use and practice of basic life support, medical gases, defibrillation, patient assessment, triage and the advanced care of medical and traumatic illness or injuries. These members of staff have NHS 999 frontline experience and are trained in emergency driving skills and the administration of certain drugs.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
EMT personnel are trained and experienced in the use and practice of basic life support, medical gases, automated external defibrillation, patient assessment, triage and advanced care of medical and traumatic illness or injuries. EMT members of staff may also be trained to an advanced level which includes emergency driving skills.
Emergency Care Assistant (ECA) / First Responder
ECA personnel are trained and experienced in the use and practice of basic life support, medical gases, automated external defibrillation, lifting & handling, basic patient assessment, triage and the care of medical and traumatic illness or injuries and have a sound knowledge of Ambulance equipment. These members of staff may also have NHS 999 experience and be trained in emergency driving skills.
A person who holds a current first aid certificate can treat minor cuts and bruises but cannot diagnose, give any drugs or used any advanced skills. First Aiders usually work with and assist a higher qualified member of staff. A B Medical Services first aid staff have comprehensive training and experience in providing first aid at public and crowd events
Other Healthcare Professionals
- GMC Doctors
- NMC Nurses
- MNC Midwife
- Operating Department Practitioners
- Medical Managers
- Team Leaders