Helicopter Emergency Ambulance Service

Lenmed Helicopter Emergency Services (HEMS), allows us to provide critically important, medical service to patients in KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Swaziland seven days a week.

This service is a specialised lifesaving pre-hospital emergency care service, which could mean the difference between the patient's survival and death. With the appropriate deployment of Lenmed's Helicopter Ambulance Services, this could have a positive effect on the patient's outcome, thus making #Lenmed1 a valuable instrument in saving lives.

Lenmed Helicopter Ambulance Service #Lenmed1: is a partnership with Lenmed; IPSS Medical Rescue and Rescue Care.

Lenmed Helicopter Ambulance Service #Lenmed1 is a permanently configured Intensive Care Unit (ICU) equipped air ambulance supported by experienced and skilled doctors, paramedics and emergency staff. Lenmed Helicopter Ambulance Service #Lenmed1 is an aeromedical service, that came about to provide best patient outcomes through removing the loss of time by allowing for quick transfers for life threatening emergencies. This Durban based helicopter service is available for all pre-hospital services, acute patient transfers and inter hospital transfers. This includes adult, paediatrics and neonatal. The trained medical professionals are geared to deal with air, sea and land rescue supported by the clinical care in the emergency department and complemented by the overall hospital services.

The need for HEMS was identified for KZN and especially for Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre due to its unique service offerings. This being, that Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre is a centre of excellence for heart, stroke, renal care, as well as the only paediatric cardiac facility in KwaZulu-Natal and possibly the only private hospital with as many as 15 paediatric sub disciplines. Since Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre offers such unique and critical medical services, hence HEMS #Lenmed1 was born.

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, IPSS Medical Rescue, Rescue Care and ER Consulting's synergy makes this facility a 24/7 emergency facility of choice.

As a hospital of choice in KwaZulu-Natal, Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre is always set to deal with emergencies, with the support of all necessary team players ensuring our patients are well taken care of.

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre is the only private hospital in KwaZulu-Natal offering paediatric cardiac surgery. It is also a unique facility with a multidisciplinary 15-member paediatric team representing 11 specialist disciplines which include: paediatricians, paediatric cardiology, paediatric cardiothoracic surgery, paediatric haematology and oncology, paediatric genetics, paediatric neurology, paediatric pulmonology, paediatric endocrinology, paediatric gastroenterology and hepatology, paediatric general surgery and paediatric nephrology.

With several accolades to its credit this modern, tranquil, world class facility, offers best quality patient care in line with its values.

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre was voted for the 4th consecutive year by Discovery Health as South Africa's top 20 hospital, in the large group of hospitals by patients for "Quality of care from doctors and nurses and patients overall experience and hospital conditions"™.

The 345 bedded hospital offers a complete spectrum of medical, surgical, maternity and paediatric services with seven state of the art theatres, including a neurooperating theatre, as well as an entire floor dedicated to the cardiac centre of excellence.

Full radiology (no after hour fees charged), laboratory, physiotherapy and pharmaceutical services, together with a range of medical allied health services are at hand.

In addition, the hospital has consulting rooms for specialised specialists, a coffee shop and ample parking bays with 24-hour security services.

For further information on Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre and its world-class medical offerings, email your enquiry to info@ehhc.co.za

To activate #Lenmed1, there is a criterion which will determine, if the use of HEMS is warranted or not! This helicopter ambulance service is co-ordinated via our emergency number: 082 3 911 911 and 082 253 66 33.

For information about the hospital call 031 581 2400 or visit the hospital's website at www.ehhc.co.za or www.lenmed.co.za.

Nature of Business: Private Hospital Health Care
Services / Products: Private Health Care
Date Established: 1 July 2008
Customer Base: General Public & Communities
No. of Employees: 528
Auditors / Accountants: PKF Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors
Bankers: Rand Merchant Bank
Memberships: Hospital Association of South Africa (HASA)
Advertising Agency: We are Stellar
Industry Quality Standards: Complying with National Core Standards
B-BBEE Status: Level 3

Chairman: Prakash Devchand
General Manager: Niresh Bechan
Nursing Manager: Charlotte Raman
Marketing Manager: Sheena Dhunlal
Services Manager: Vegan Naicker
Financial Manager: Yogita Maharaj
Human Resource Manager: Tasheeka Moodley
Acting Pharmacy Manager: Lerina Rungen

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre
Physical Address: 11 Riverhorse Road, Riverhorse Valley Business Estate, Queen Nandi Drive, Durban, 4017
Postal Address: PO Box 40586, Redhill, 4071
Tel: +27 (0)31 581 2400 Fax: +27 (0)31 581 2699
E-mail: info@ehhc.co.za
Website: www.ehhc.co.za

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#Lenmed1 with the various stakeholders
Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre
Discovery Health Top 20 Hospital