Patient care is our priority
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Comprehensive aero-medical service provider for more than 50 years 

Operating since 1966, The SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service Trust (AMS) has grown into a comprehensive aero-medical service with a unique service delivery model, utilising volunteers, professionals, strong partnerships with the Departments of Health, not-for-profit organisations and the private sector to facilitate access to appropriate healthcare services for both the critically ill or injured persons and those requiring specialist medical expertise, especially from remote rural communities…

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2022 – Happy New Year!

Our new CEO, Farhaad Haffejee officially takes up office today. We look forward to a prosperous tenure under his leadership, ensuring that those who are most vulnerable have access to …
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Hiker airlifted from Lions Head

The Western Cape Department of Health EMS/AMS rescue helicopter was dispatched on 21/12/2021 just after 9am to Lions Head on Table Mountain. It was reported that a male hiker injured …
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Busy weekend conducting mountain rescues

20 December 2021: It’s been a busy weekend for the Cape Town Western Cape Department of Health EMS/AMS rescue helicopter. Four multi-disciplinary mountain rescues and two inter-facility transfers from Ceres …
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International number:+27 21 935 6900

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