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What to do after a skiing injury abroad

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: admin on November 30, 2017

As winter approaches and more people head to the slopes, skiing injuries are unfortunately all too common, and can cause a great deal of stress and worry. If you, or someone you care about, has been affected by a skiing accident, we are here to help with our range of bespoke air ambulance services.

We know that this can be a confusing time, and you might be wondering what to do next, so we have put together a step-by-step guide to what to do if you are affected by a skiing accident.

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What is medevac?

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: admin on November 28, 2017

‘Medevac’ is the shortened name for ‘medical evacuation’. It refers to the safe transportation of patients who have been injured, to get them to a hospital where they can receive further medical treatment.

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How to make medical repatriation as stress-free as possible

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: admin on November 27, 2017

Dealing with a medical emergency is always stressful, particularly if it happens when you’re abroad. To help reduce your stress levels at this difficult time, you could look into booking a medical repatriation service which will take care of everything for you, such as IAS Medical.

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What to do after an accident abroad

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: admin on November 26, 2017

If you or someone you care about has experienced an accident abroad, it can be a stressful and confusing time. At IAS Medical, we’re here to support you along every step of the way, and we’ve put together some guidance to help you through this difficult time.

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Lancashire woman injured in Australia ‘not insured’ for repatriation

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: Richard on February 13, 2012

A young woman injured in a quad bike accident in Australia and left fighting for her life, could well not be covered for any medical or repatriation costs, according to her travel insurance provider.

The horrific accident occurred when (more…)

Former Trinidad & Tobago PM flown to US after stroke

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: Andrew on February 11, 2012

The need for air ambulances throughout the world to cover all eventualities has again come to light, this time in the Caribbean.

Patrick Manning, a former (more…)

Investigation into British man stabbed in Sri Lanka continues

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: Mark on February 9, 2012

Sri Lankan authorities are continuing their investigations into the fatal stabbing of a British man from Manchester, who was holidaying with (more…)

Brit crash victim set to be reunited with fiancee

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: Richard on February 3, 2012

The family of a man from Overseal, seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Bali in July 2011, is celebrating the news that his young fiancee will soon be able to be by his bedside.

Matthew Taylor has been in (more…)

Canadian tourist beaten in Mexico returns home

Filed under: Medical Repatriation — Posted by: Mark on January 27, 2012

A Canadian tourist badly beaten whilst holidaying in a Mexican resort has been safely repatriated by air ambulance.

The victim, 37-year-old Sheila Nabb is (more…)