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  • AMS Services

Since its inception in 1966, the AMS has expanded its fleet and services to provide a comprehensive emergency aero-medical and rescue service to the Western Cape, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal and health outreach programmes to the more remote communities of KwaZulu-Natal, who previously had little or no access to basic healthcare services.

The Flying Doctor and Health Outreach Service

  • Provides delivery of appropriate and effective healthcare to rural communities, by flying specialists – many of whom are volunteers, as well as support personnel to outlying hospitals.
  • Provides specialist support to district and secondary hospitals.
  • Decreases elective referrals from district hospitals to the next level.
  • Addresses acute backlogs at district hospitals for patients in need of specialist care.
  • Addresses important community primary healthcare needs.
  • Improves rural skills by training local and medical personnel.
  • The KZN service has been extended to include ground support units to access areas that has limited access by aircraft.
  • The ground support vehicles is also used to get to hospitals which are in close proximity to doctors supply.

The Air Ambulance Service

  • Complements the local road ambulance services by providing rapid emergency aero-medical transportation of patients who are critically ill or injured.

The Rescue Service

  • Provides specialised medical, mountain and surf rescue services, working closely with local Metro and affiliated rescue organisations.

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Our Address:

P O Box 93, Cape Town International Airport, 7525


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