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Safe medical repatriation by air

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Nothing is as certain as uncertainty. During a holiday, an accident or illness can lead to serious problems. In emergencies, first aid is provided on the spot. But afterwards, you may wish to be treated in a hospital in your home country, close to your family and friends. In the case of British Citizens, safe medical repatriations back home is often desired given the significant advanced medical facilities and care available throughout the United Kingdom. Moreover, the United Kingdom is highly regarded for medical interventions because of its high-quality, professional medical services available throughout the country. The following is a list of well-known medical treatments renowned  throughout the United Kingdom:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Dentistry
  • Orthopedics
  • Opthalmology 

For this purpose , we provide ambulance aircraft or helicopters that are equipped with the necessary medical equipment and can transport you safely from bed-to-bed to the United Kingdom.

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Getting you back home by Air Ambulance, UK Repatriation experts

If due to unforeseen circumstances, medical repatriation needs to be organised, our ambulance aircrafts can be ready to fly to anywhere in the world within a few hours.Depending on your needs, we have a variety of ambulance jets and helicopters we can choose from. The best mode of transportation for your repatriation is determined by your medical condition and travel needs. In the majority of cases, an ambulance jet is dispatched to transfer you and any of your relatives back to the UK. Our ambulance aircraft are operational around the clock. You can reach our experienced team on our service number 24 hours a day. We will respond promptly to your request and carry out speedy medical repatriation from abroad.

Planned medical repatriation by scheduled airliner

If your health condition allows, we can also use a scheduled airliner for your medical repatriation. Part of the cabin can be adapted for your use. You will be accompanied on the flight by medical professionals, who can intervene immediately in case of emergency. The most suitable means of transport is decided depending on your health condition and our experts will be glad to assist you.

Medical escort

In this type of medical repatriation, you will be flown seated in the cabin accompanied by an experienced medical professional, who monitors you during the flight and can intervene immediately in case of emergency.

Transport lying down in a scheduled airliner

If your health condition does not permit seated transport, you can also be transported aboard a scheduled airliner while lying down. A special stretcher is used onboard which is installed in the passenger cabin. You will be separated from the other passengers using a screen and thus retain your privacy. A medical professional is always within reach and ensures that you remain stable and comfortable during the journey. It is easy for accompanying relatives to travel with you as they are given regular seats close to you.  

Medical repatriations for critically ill patients

If you are in a critical condition, you can be flown back from abroad in the Patient Transport Compartment (PTC). This is a separate mini-cabin onboard the scheduled airliner, which can be equipped to the standard of a modern intensive care unit as required. Even for intensive care patients needing artificial respiration, safe medical repatriation can be ensured in this way.

We will organise your medical repatriation from abroad

We specialise in medical repatriation from abroad and offer you and your relatives a complete, all-round & turnkey service. Whether the journey is organised aboard an air ambulance, rescue helicopter or scheduled airliner, we always decide according to what is appropriate for your health condition.

You don't have to be concerned about anything regarding your flights when leveraging a professional air ambulance company like Medical Repatriation UK. We manage all of the formal arrangements with the authorities, as well as organizing ground transportation in ambulance vehicles and coordinating all of the essential movement from one hospital bed to the next. We place a high value on being available at all times, having quick response times, having clear pricing, and having global availability. We hope that by doing so, we will be able to ensure that you receive the information you require. This way, we aim to ensure that you receive the best possible care in an emergency, and you are quickly and safely brought to your desired hospital.

Any further questions?

You will find further useful information about our medical repatriations in our FAQ.

Contact us now about your medical repatriation

Our international medical repatriation experts will organise your medical repatriation from abroad. We will gladly advise you and can produce a non-binding quotation for you, free of charge. Please contact our 24-hour service: