Following a comprehensive procurement process, national health and social care transport provider ERS Medical has been awarded a patient transport contract for University Hospital of North Midlands Trust (UHNM).
The four-year contract will see ERS Medical provide non-emergency and high dependency patient transport services covering Royal Stoke University Hospital in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford.
Starting on 1st June 2021, the service will transport 12,000 patients each year. Patients will be of varying clinical acuities, ranging from time critical and unstable patients who require intensive care to patients who are stable, but still requiring hospital treatment.
Andrew Pooley, Managing Director at ERS Medical said: “We’re delighted to win this contract for UHNM. At ERS, we focus on delivering a quality service to our NHS clients that is centred around patient care and experience.’
“Securing this contract demonstrates our continued commitment to this unwavering focus and we look forward to working closely with the Trust.”
Claire Mackirdy, UHNM Director of Operations – County & Community, says: “UHNM are looking forward to working in partnership with ERS ensuring a high quality service for our patients.”
ERS Medical is the UK’s leading health and social care transport provider. As an integrated healthcare transport solution, the business supports the NHS with a reliable and caring service.
See www.ersmedical.co.uk for more information.