North Street Medical Care

Romford Site: 274 North Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 4QJ. Tel: 01708 629733
Chadwell Heath Site: Chadwell Heath Health Centre, Ashton Gardens, RM6 6RT

Ambulance Bookings

Before an ambulance can be booked the patient has to meet certain criteria. This can vary from hospital to hospital

Barking Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust – Queens and King George’s

A. Medical Criteria – Patients must be medically unfit to travel by alternative means:

  1. Patients whose health, safety and welfare would be compromised by not travelling by ambulance
  2. Patients who have no alternative means of travelling to and from hospital due to a medical condition and who are unable to use public transport (bus), private hire vehicle (mini cab / Dial a Ride/ taxi) private vehicle (own/family/friends)
  3. Stretcher Patient

B. Escort Criteria

  1. The patient is a child under 18
  2. Patients who have a medical condition that requires them to have one to one supervision while away from home
  3. Patients who require a nurse/doctor accompaniment
  4. Visually, physically or mentally impaired patients
  5. Patients who required medication while away from home and who are unable to self-administer.
Coronavirus: Due to COVID-19 we are minimising the risk of infected patients visiting our practice, to help keep our patients safe and maintain routine services. With immediate effect, all appointments must be assessed by our staff over the phone prior to any visits to the surgery. We will no longer be booking appointments online or over the counter until further notice. - Visit https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19 for further guidance
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