A&E discharge services
St John Ambulance can assist in helping you cut your A&E
waiting and discharge times by providing additional patient
A&E transport services:
- • provide a dedicated discharge ambulance to operate when you
- • help with the avoidance of unnecessary hospital
- • can improve patient waiting times
- • can improve ambulance turnaround times.
St John Ambulance has been commissioned to carry out
A&E discharge transport services at County Hospital (previously
Mid Staffordshire Hospital) since February 2014, helping them
reduce their A&E waiting times and achieve their
'I have been very impressed with St John Ambulance’s can do
attitude and very effective performance. They are extremely
professional and deliver over and above expectations.
'Performance has been met throughout the service delivery period
with more than 90% of patients been collected within 15 minutes of
receiving the referral and 98% within 30 minutes.
'Additional benefits include bay cleaning, cohorting patients,
basic dressings and observations all of which benefit the hospital
and help contribute to achievement of targets. I would highly
recommend St John Ambulance.'
- Chris Oliver, Staffordshire Urgent Care Lead, Stafford and
Surrounds Clinical Commissioning Group
Contact us for more information
For further information on our ambulance operations, contact
Call 08700 10 49 50*
If you are interested in working for us have a look at our
*Calls cost 2p per minute plus your phone company’s access