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Ambulance Receiving Centres

To support with the increased demands on A&E departments this winter, we have developed a solution to boost A&E capacity and alleviate ambulance handover delays.

Our mobile ambulance receiving centre can be implemented in 1 week and support with:

  • Providing a safe place for patients to be cared for by dedicated clinicians before being admitted to the emergency department 
  • Getting ambulances back out on the road to attend to emergencies
  • Meeting the challenges of the increase in demand in the coming winter months

Please get in touch with our team to discuss the options we have available to support with your winter planning.

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“The introduction of an Ambulance Handover Unit at Southend University Hospital will release more vehicles and crews for responding to emergencies. It will also help us to meet the challenges of the coming winter months, when we know demand will increase. When people call 999 the public expect the ambulance service to attend, units like this will help make sure that we can.”

Tom Abell, Chief Executive at East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST)

Reducing ambulance handover delays

To help meet the anticipated increase in winter demand, Southend University Hospital, part of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, have deployed a temporary ambulance handling unit to reduce patient handover delays as part of a collaborative project with East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST). 

From project confirmation, our team built and installed a bespoke mobile solution in 1 week that that will support the hospital with increased demand over the winter period. The solution has capacity to release up to 12 ambulances back into the community and is located near the hospitals A&E department, providing a safe place for patients to be regularly monitored and assessed by a clinical team while awaiting space in the ED department. 

By providing additional capacity, the solution aims to reduce handover delays and enable ambulance crews to respond to emergency calls with fewer delays.

1 Week from confirmation to installation

Planning Process

Our mobile medical solutions provide a comfortable and reassuring clinical environment for patients to be assessed and regularly monitored, whilst awaiting for space to become available in the ED department. We provide a bespoke solution that is tailored to the needs of each NHS Trust, Health Board or private healthcare provider.


Will the mobile ambulance handling unit be required immediately?

Patient Capacity

How many bays do you require within the ambulance handover unit?


With the unit likely needing to be next to your A&E department, we can support with designing a solution for the space.


How long do your foresee a mobile ambulance handling unit being required?


In addition to individual patient bays, will any other areas (eg. welfare area) be required in the unit?

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If you're looking to boost A&E capacity and reduce ambulance handover delays this winter, please get in touch to explore how our mobile ambulance receiving centres can support with your winter planning.

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