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Having a sick or injured relative abroad can be distressing. We hope to relieve you of any concerns or uncertainty by providing comprehensive information on the different aspects of worldwide patient repatriations. For this reason, we regularly publish detailed articles on these topics in our blog. Of course, we are always at your disposal to answer any questions – including about our news articles – at any time.

One of the key factors determining the success of a medical repatriation trip is the medical team. Those needing these types of transport are usually sick/injured and need constant medical supervision. In simple terms, medical repatriation is the organised procedure of getting someone with a medical deficit back to their home country or ...

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The disruptions caused by Covid-19 have had an unparalleled magnitude. While several sectors have experienced the repercussions of the pandemic, the health sector has been, and still is, engaged in a long and hard battle to guarantee that appropriate treatment and care is distributed to all those in need of it as and when required ...

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Considering the complicated airspace in the UK, particularly in huge cities such as London, and its dense population, it is not a surprise to see helicopters flying around. From personal use to film production, helicopters are used for a myriad of purposes.  Common usage of helicopters Besides personal use, these aircraft have several other ...

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Do you require a children's air ambulance? Simply contact Medical Repatriation UK and our expert teams will take care of the rest! We work closely with flight coordinators, health professionals, and parents to plan travel logistics for the tiniest patients who will require not only long-distance patient transportation but also quality ...

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Air travel is one of the safest and quickest ways to visit a foreign country. However, luggage restrictions, never-ending lines at security checkpoints and crowded terminals and aircraft can make flying by a scheduled airliner difficult, particularly if you have a physical or mental disability that necessitates the use of a wheelchair ...

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Medical Repatriation UK is recognized on a local and national level for its commitment to providing efficient, high-quality long-distance patient transportation. However, what exactly is long-distance patient transportation? It may refer to the evacuation or repatriation of UK nationals. We will focus on the last one for the purposes of this ...

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Following a medical crisis, patients may express the desire to be flown by air ambulance back to their home country or to one of the world’s best hospitals/clinics. However, moving from one hospital to another necessitates smooth logistics, which implies determining the best medical repatriation option: Long-distance commercial flight with a ...

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It can be difficult for a patient to know which option is best for them and their health when they require medical transport. Which one of the air or ground transportation options is the most efficient way of getting them where they need to go? If they opt for air transportation, should they fly commercially or charter a private medical ...

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Typically, a heart attack lasts a couple of minutes to several hours. You might endure the severe pain for approximately 15 to 20 minutes but the symptoms may begin several hours/minutes before and the after-effects will linger, which mandates patients to be careful, to prevent another attack from happening. After such an attack, your heart ...

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In this pandemic-driven era, being always ready for a medical emergency is a must. Besides COVID-19 with severe symptoms, several diseases require immediate or constant medical treatment and care. Some examples are ischemic heart disease, lower respiratory infections, cancer or Cirrhosis, to name just a few.  Thankfully, with developments in ...

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An air ambulance flight is considerably different from a regular flight scheduled by a commercial airliner. How so? The distinction is noticeable in the terms used itself. The word ‘ambulance’ itself would draw your attention to a whole new concept: an air ambulance is like a flying ambulance. It is an aircraft that is fitted with medical ...

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At Medical Repatriation UK, our patients come first! There is no such thing as a medical emergency or a distance too great for us to handle. With this in mind, our primary goal in providing you with air ambulance services and comprehensive medical solutions is to protect your most valuable asset: your health. However, in the midst of a serious ...

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At Medical Repatriation UK, we ensure that our patients are transferred safely, reliably, and quickly. Our medevac air ambulance services come out on top by combining the various skills required in aviation, medicine, and management in order to provide exceptional evacuation services in the shortest and most efficient manner possible. We ...

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Medical Repatriation UK is a well-known international air ambulance service provider. Our primary goal is to provide you with a safe private medical flight. Our professional and friendly teams are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will keep track of every detail of your care transport. They are here to organise land ...

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Traditional land ambulances are ineffective for long-distance patient transport, particularly if the patient needs to be transferred from one country to another and his condition is critical. Long-distance scheduled flights are also not advised for patients whose condition is unstable or who require special or complex care during the flight ...

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Medical Repatriation UK is with you from the first moment of your medical emergency! We provide a wide range of 24-hour medical flight services, featuring first-class medical aircraft, embarking specialised medical teams and experienced pilots to ensure the best possible care. We also provide you with a multitude of highly precise medical ...

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Obtaining adequate medical care while on the other side of the world, and far from your loved ones can be a huge challenge. Aside from a shaky healthcare system and virtually non-existent sanitary standards, some medical treatments can be prohibitively expensive in some parts of the globe. As a result, many British people prefer to return home ...

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As surprising as this might seem, a lot of British citizens abroad need medical repatriation to the UK, especially in this era dominated by Covid-19. So, what exactly is medical repatriation? It is the process of transporting someone, ill, injured or with another medical condition, from a foreign country back to their home country so that they ...

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The UK has some of the best medical facilities in the world. The Commonwealth Fund Ranking released a report in 2021 stating that the UK was at the 4th position globally when it comes to the best healthcare system. That is why people from different countries wish to come here, especially since in a lot of cases, the treatment that they need is ...

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When a serious illness can no longer be cured, many patients want to spend their last weeks or months in a dignified setting, with good medical care. A stay in a hospice is an excellent option for such patients because they will be well cared for in every respect. However, not everyone wants to be transferred to their nearest hospice ...

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