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Mental Health / Secure Transport

On the 1st July 2018 BM Ambulance Service launches its Mental Health / Secure Patient Transport in the South of England.

BM Ambulance Service have gained the expertise in the transportation of patients detained under the Mental Health Act. Our mental health vehicles are fitted with Home Office Category B cells and choice of seating layouts to allow our staff to deliver a quality, patient focused service that is always safe and secure.

We deliver services using a dedicated mental health team consisting of specifically trained staff and purpose built vehicles.

We offer a 24 hour service, however notice will be required if the transport requires a RMN (Mental Health Nurse)

Would like you to take a tour around a secure transport? Have a look around here (will open in a different window)

Our Staff have the following qualifications/training.

  • Full enhanced DBS
  • Minimum Ambulance Care Assistant
  • One team member will have blue light training
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Breakaway Trainng
  • Control and Restraint Training
  • Handcuff Training
  • Minimum 12 monthly BLS checked

Our Secure unit has on board:

  • 24 hours Live tracking
  • CCTV recording to cover staff and patient
  • IPC equipment (Infection Prevention Control)
  • First Aid Equipment
  • Covert Blue lights
  • No Livery (discreet)
  • Fitted with a Category B Home office approved cell for securing high risk patients