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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.

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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A thrombosis is a blood clot, also called a thrombus. Normally, a blood clot is an important protective mechanism of the body: after an external injury, the blood coagulates, the wound closes and is thus protected from the penetration of bacteria and germs. However, in the blood vessels inside the body, blood should always flow freely. If a ...

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Especially in old age, but also after a serious illness, some people may no longer be able to manage their daily lives on their own and may require help. Depending on the degree to which their independence is impaired, different types of assistance may be needed. Some people may only need minimal support, such as help with cleaning or ...

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When it comes to saving a life, time is one of the most important factors for both patients and doctors. The sooner doctors assist a patient, the more are the chances of saving a life. But what if you need specialist care back home and the most adequate healthcare facilities are not available in your current location? This article will cover ...

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What is an air ambulance? An air ambulance, as the name implies, is a special type of aircraft whose purpose is to transport sick or injured patients from one location to another, often between counties. These aircraft come readily equipped with medical apparatus, together with medical personnel on board, to ensure the safety and stability of ...

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What is a medical evacuation? A medical evacuation or Medevac is the emergency removal of one or more people to the nearest healthcare institution, such as a hospital or clinic, generally by air. It is frequently required in life-threatening or other extreme situations where the individual's life is at grave risk. Medical evacuation costs ...

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What is an air ambulance? An aircraft service that securely delivers ill, injured, or clinically critical patients from one area to another is known as an air ambulance. They're loaded with life-saving hospital equipment, medicines, and machines. An air ambulance also has licensed medical professionals, critical care nurses, and ...

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What is an air ambulance? An air ambulance is used to transfer injured or sick patients across large distances or out of isolated locations in a safe, supervised, comfortable, and timely manner. They are packed with life-saving materials and instruments, such as medical gadgets and monitors, as well as highly qualified medical ...

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Hardening and scarring of the lung tissue – also known as pulmonary fibrosis – affects the performance of the lungs. Shortness of breath and coughing are among the most common symptoms, and the patient’s overall physical stamina decreases. As the air in the passenger cabin of a scheduled airliner is thinner than at ground level, problems can ...

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A cerebral oedema is an accumulation of fluid in the brain. It is often associated with brain injuries or strokes and can cause serious complications. The human skull provides very little space for the accumulation of fluid and prevents the brain tissue from expanding. This increases the pressure on the brain and can lead to dizziness ...

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People who fall ill during a stay abroad often think about booking a medical repatriation to get them home. This is especially true if the healthcare service in the country they are staying in is not as good as in their home country. While many patients in this situation want to return home as soon as possible, others hesitate in making the ...

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If you get injured while you are travelling abroad, then there can be certain untoward situations where the only option available to transport you back home to better healthcare services is through an air ambulance. We might usually not think about it while we are healthy and consider it as an improbable event. But who knows what can happen ...

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