MED 24/7 in Kimberley is an advanced Life Support Ambulance service that strives to provide the best quality patient care to the community.
Based South Africa, Med 24/7 is a 24 hour Private Ambulance Service. The company is committed in striving for the best response times and offer professional and affordable medical assistance to the community.
Whilst working over the years within this profession we monitored and witnessed a definite lack of Emergency Medical Services in our area of operation, coupled with the fact that private healthcare is inaccessible to many South Africans. Our mission is to provide world class 24 hour private Emergency Medical Service to the greater community within our Province. Furthermore we are committed to serve with dedication, compassion, efficiency and affordability at all times when responding to emergency situations…
OUR MISSION – TO SERVE
We are a private ambulance service focused on providing quality emergency medical care to the greater Rustenburg community and surrounding areas.
We service both patients who have medical aids and those who don’t. We are also service providers to all of the large medical administrators and their clients, being the medical aids. We are focused on using the best medical equipment and resources to ensure the treatment our patients receive is top class.
Our core function is emergency medical care but we also provide medical services at all sporting events or social gatherings. We furthermore offer first aid training to individuals and groups.
We ensure that our personnel and equipment are up to date with the latest developments in our field at all times.
Emergency medical response to all primary incidents | First aid training | Inter-hospital transfers
Sporting-and special events medical standby | 24 hour medical coverage at mines
Utilizing the latest technology and medical knowledge with practical experience, Med 24/7 is fully equipped to provide the following specialized services:
Injury on duty
First Aid training (Level 1-3). All courses are registered with department of labour.
Medical standby for sporting and other events
Hospital to hospital (Inter Hospital Transfers)
All primary response calls e.g. Motor Vehicle Accidents.
We offer three levels of medical care:
Basic Life Support: This level of service is rendered to patients who can walk/talk as well as sit, and is in a conscious state. The patient is not in a critical condition, and therefore is not regarded as an unstable patient.
Intermediate Life Support: This level of care is usually reserved for patients who are in a semi-critical state but stable condition which usually results from motor vehicle accidents including other medical conditions.
Advanced Life Support: This level of care requires a highly skilled PARAMEDIC with a prompt medical response vehicle that attends to critical medically unstable patients.
THE BASE – CENTRALLY LOCATED
Our Ambulance bases are situated in Rustenburg(HQ), Kimberley and Bloemfontein. The locations of our bases ware carefully chosen in order to ensure that we are centrally located to optimize our response times to all scenes in and around the greater areas. Our bases consists of an administrative building, a control centre, a first aid lecture room, a crew room and a paramedic room. There are also bathroom facilities situated on the base premises for both administrative personnel and crew members.
All of our administrative work and billing is done in-house on the premises in order to optimize turn-over time. Our crew room is fitted with sleeping facilities for crew members who work night shifts. There is also a fridge and kitchen facilities for crew members to prepare meals for themselves. Our paramedics room is similarly fitted with full sleeping facilities and kitchen facilities as our paramedics work 24 hour shifts.
THE CONTROL CENTRE
Our control centre team is well equipped to deal with numerous calls simultaneously, in order to ensure a prompt response time for all emergencies. Our operators are fully trained in the medical field and all have basic life support qualifications in order to provide the necessary guidance to the caller until such time as the PARAMEDIC or Ambulance crew have arrived on scene.
In order to ensure that our ambulances, crew and paramedics arrive on scene in the shortest possible time, the all have a good geographical knowledge of Rustenburg and surrounding areas and to assist them the control center is also equipped with a TOM TOM live satellite feed.
We have and advanced IT network system to ensure that any and all data is adequately captured in order to optimize the services rendered to our patients and in order to save time.
Each of our ambulances and response vehicles have a two way radio in order to maintain communication between them and the control room. We are therefore fully aware of our ambulance and response vehicles whereabouts at all times.
The control centre is the heart of our Ambulance service.
The emergency number to reach the control centre is:
PRACTICE NUMBER: 009 002 0435155