Sales of Ambulance Cots to Gather Pace in Line with Growing Number of EMS Providers Worldwide, Fact.MR

The ambulance cots market report projects that the ambulance cots market is expected to reach ~ US$ 223 Mn by the end of 2019 in terms of value, and is estimated to reach ~ US$ 273 Mn by the end of 2029. Launch of New Ambulance Services and New Opportunities in Developing Countries There are […]


Date: 16 August 2019 Set up in 2009 in response to the national terrorist threat, North West Ambulance Service’s (NWAS) Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) this year celebrates its tenth birthday. Trained up to a national standard, the team of 84 experienced paramedics, split between two sites in Manchester and Liverpool, use specialist equipment and […]

Recognition of the best performing emergency medical technicians – the GVK EMRI way

Published in Autumn 2018 Edition of Ambulance Today Magazine As of July 2018, GVKEMRI is operating in 14 states and two Union Territories in India, with about 19,000 EMTs and ambulance drivers known as ‘Pilots’. In such a large, non-profit organisation with nearly 26,000 emergencies being responded to on a daily basis, recognizing the best […]

Emergency Medicine Education in The DRC

Author: Michael Emmerich Published in: Winter 2017 Edition of Ambulance Today Magazine The Africa Quarterly editorial discusses the challenges facing emergency medicine educators in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The DRC is the second largest country on the African continent with a population of almost 80 million. It is a major crossroad through Africa […]

Cartwright cares

The company putting the customer at the heart of its innovative ambulance conversions It’s been just two years since Steve Shaw took over as Commercial and Operations Director at the renowned British vehicles manufacturer Cartwright Conversions. It’s hard to believe that so much has already been achieved in such a short time. Below we take […]

Till death do us part

Author: Thijs Gras Published in: Spring 2018 Edition of Ambulance Today Magazine In one of my earlier columns (Spring 2017) I wrote about an undesirable development in the Netherlands in the domain of integration of control rooms and the strong ‘blue’ (police) influence in this respect. A recent interesting court case shines new light on […]

Increasing numbers of ambulance staff seek help from TASC

Published in: Autumn 2018 Edition of Ambulance Today Magazine TASC The Ambulance Staff Charity is handling a near ve-fold increase in the number of ambulance personnel being referred or turning to it for help. TASC provides independent and confidential services which include psychological rehabilitation and counselling, including stress and PTSD support; physical rehabilitation; financial grants; […]

Family-run Harrogate company works with region’s ambulance service

Date: 14 August 2019 Harrogate-based Yorkshire Care Equipment has supplied Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with over 50 Raizer emergency lifting chairs that are now being used by first responders, falls teams and care homes in the Sheffield area. YAS and NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have started a project in the city that aims to get […]

Special Message from Israel’s Deputy Health Minister

Author: M.K. Yakov Litzman Published in: Summer 2018 Edition of Ambulance Today Magazine M.K. Yakov Litzman, Deputy Minister of Health for Israel on Magom David Adom  Magen David Adom is Israel’s National EMS and Blood Services Organisation as declared in the 1950 MDA law. MDA started out from humble roots 88 years ago with a […]

Standing Guard At Jerusalem’s Crossings

Date: 2 June 2019 Jerusalem, June 2nd, 2019 – A new project has been taking place over the past few weeks in Jerusalem. During the hot days of Ramadan, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs have been asked to join Israel’s border police and the military police in safeguarding the passage of Palestinians entering into Israel at two […]