MEDICAL

Contracted Ambulance Service

Since 2017 Coastal Core Private Ambulance Service has successfully worked in partnership with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and the Northern Ireland Health Care Trusts. We provide patient transport services to NIAS for contracted services and adhoc journeys. Patient transport services are aimed at patients with mobility needs who cannot travel easily by taxi. Through NIAS and the trusts we service the whole of Northern Ireland providing an exceptional service and patient centred care

The criteria for an Independent Ambulance Service to be selected and accepted by an NHS Trust is extremely detailed and robust. The inspection process is arduous and thorough and we as a private ambulance company are subjected to inspections by the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. All our equipment is regularly maintained and recorded as such. MOTs, servicing schedules and deep cleaning regimes are very closely monitored and scrutinised.

All the staff on our Ambulances are trained and receive regular refresher training to ensure we retain high standards that the public deserve. We invest in our people and the future of our company. No compromise!

We pride ourselves on being a responsive overflow provider, able to provide additional support in response to peak demands.

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Private Transfers on-emergency Patient Transport

Coastal Core Private Ambulance Service

is one of Northern Ireland’s leading providers of Non-Emergency Patient Transport services. Our Patient Transport Service provides ambulances to patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointment, or for their admission to and discharge from hospital, due to their medical/clinical needs. We pride ourselves on our high quality patient care – treating every patient as if they are a member of our family.

Coastal Core provides both contracted Patient Transport services to NHS and independent hospitals and Health and Social Care Trusts and additional facilitate individual/private patient transport requests.

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Care Homes – Supporting local care homes to improve the patient experience

Moving Home/Care Home? Hospital/Doctor appointment? No problem. We’ll take the stress out of any journeys by assessing and facilitating your mobility needs, from providing a comfortable stretcher transfer or you can avail of our wheelchair ambulances. Contact our team of specialist advisors to discuss your individual needs.

Coastal Core can provide patient transport for those who are elderly, have reduced mobility or other specialist needs both through the public and private sectors. One of the key benefits of this service is our flexibility. Our crews are professional, highly trained, reliable and dependable. Our Crews will arrive at a designated pick up time and ensure that you remain in our care from pick up right through to taking you to your appointment and the return journey home. At Coastal Core, we pride ourselves in Patient Centered Care from the moment we pick you up until we deliver you safely back home again. We also assist with admissions providing assistance from upstairs rooms etc. We have a wide range of vehicles to meet all our patient’s needs. We can offer wheel chair assistance, single and double crewed ambulances for transport to hospitals and clinics.

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Repatriations

At Coastal Core, we provide a variety of private health care solutions, including medical repatriation services for people in the UK and Europe. For patients who face the unforeseen situation of falling ill or becoming injured abroad, our medical repatriation service provides the much-needed reassurance and service required. At Coastal Core Medical, we undertake specialist medical repatriation and emergency patient transfer services on behalf of hospitals and health institutions, insurance companies, travel agents and private patients throughout the UK.

We offer a 24-hour rapid response, commercial medical repatriation and patient transfers and a door-to-door service. Fully-qualified medical staff look after the patient’s requirements, whether they are returning home from a hospital or hotel or continuing care in another hospital.

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Bariatric Transfers

Our bariatric transport service is designed to ensure a safe and dignified solution for patients whose weight or condition requires specialist transport. It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We can provide a one-off journey for a patient or a regular service on a mid-long term contractual or framework basis.

Our bariatric ambulances are modified ambulances which include specialist bariatric moving equipment and extra wide access. Our crews are all trained in manual handling, and our all sensitive to the patient’s needs and delivering the best patient centred care possible. Their priority is to ensure patient comfort, dignity, and respect is maintained at all times.

We have developed safe systems of working and comprehensive risk assessments for all our bariatric work. These practises have been designed to offer an enhanced level of protection to our customers, our partner agencies, and our staff.

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Event Medical Cover

Amongst the many private medical services we provide at Coastal Core, we can provide extensive event medical cover and first aid services. We can offer this service for sports events, such as motocross and triathlons; community events, such as festivals, markets, fairs and carnivals; on set at filming locations for television and film; music/performance events and many more.

Through our experience within the events sector, we are able to offer you complete medical provision, from initial planning through to debriefing and reporting. Our senior clinical staff are all either NHS trained or registered health professionals to ensure the best possible clinical standards and care. We have a large database of First Aid personnel who have experience of working in some of Northern Ireland’s largest events. Dependent on your requirements we can provide doctors, HCPC registered paramedics, Emergency Nurses, Ambulance Technicians or qualified first aiders thus ensuring your event is afforded the best medical cover available and complies with current regulations.

Our aim is to provide a level of event medical cover to our customers, which is beyond all expectation, we pride ourselves on providing high quality, patient focussed services and we have provided services to many large and small scale events across the UK.

Film Set Medical Cover

Coastal Core Medical can provide unit medics including; EMT’s, Nurses, Paramedics & Doctors to the film/TV and media industries both in the UK and Ireland. Our staff will always be equipped to deal quickly and effectively with both serious accidents, and minor injuries, illnesses and ailments on set or location. Our experience means we are used to working in the most challenging of environments and many of our staff have worked on long-term attachments with film/TV units in remote and hostile environments.

Our staff will always be deployed with a vast array of equipment, suitable for their skill level. All of our paramedics and doctors will carry the appropriate range of drugs for everything from coughs and colds to cardiac arrest drugs and intravenous painkillers. For more risky shoots we can provide ambulance and paramedic standby cover in the unlikely event of serious injury during stunts. We can provide a range of off road vehicles for quick response and ease of access.

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Coastal Core operational control desk

Our operational control desk is a single point of access for ad-hoc or off-tender transport requirements for NHS Hospitals, GP’s and private healthcare institutions. We aim to provide a high-quality, customer-focused service which is entirely flexible and adaptable to your individual transport requirements.

Healthcare Staff provider

Paramedics, EMT’s, Nurses,
ACA’s, First Aiders

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