Modern healthcare delivery would be impossible without ambulance services. There have been far too many deaths and injuries as a result of people not receiving timely medical assistance in the aftermath of an accident or urgent situation.
An ambulance is a lifesaving tool that can respond quickly at the scene of any accident or injury and quickly transport the patient to a hospital.
However, the standard public ambulance services are insufficient for a large number of individuals.
Customers of private ambulance services enjoy a higher level of privacy and exclusivity. Because the service isn’t available to the general public, there are more ambulances available for the few clients it does serve, ensuring faster response times in the event of an emergency.
An extensive diagnostic and emergency treatment can be performed by some ambulance services while they are still en way to the hospital. As part of a Health Management Organization (HMO), several private ambulance firms have been hired to provide services.
List Of Private Ambulance services In South Africa
1. Axis Medical
- Axis Medical is a Kwa Zulu Natal-based ambulance service provider. It has been operating since 2013
- Company address: Pinetown, Pinetown, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa
- Contact Information: +27 76 407 8362 / www.axismedical.co.za
- Official Website:
2. Atlantic Medical Response
- Company Address: 19 Salamander St, Country Club, Langebaan, 7357,South Africa
- Contact Phone Number: +27 22 7722377
- Official Website: https://www.amrems.co.za
3. Red Alert Ambulance Service
- 19 main rd, Abbotsford, East London, Eastern Cape
- Red Alert EMS is a private ambulance service in East London, South Africa.
- Contact Phone Number: +27 43 7034777
- Official Website: https://redalert.co.za
4. Resqcare EMS
- Resqcare EMS, based in Johannesburg, is a Private Ambulance Service that services Johannesburg, Kwa Zulu Natal Durban, and surrounding areas.
- Company Address: Chelverto avenue, Mondeor, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
- Contact Phone Number: +27 84508 9111
- Official Website: https://resqcareems.webs.com
5. Destination Medicine (Pty) Ltd
Medical Rescue Services
- Description: Emergency Ambulance, Medical Rescue & Event Medical Services
- Company Address: 42 Abercorn Ave, Craighall, Gauteng
- OfficialWebsite: https:/www.destinationmedicine.com
6. Alert SA Ambulance services
- Company Description: Alert SA Ambulance services are based in Johannesburg. they offer Emergency Medical Attention.
- Company Address: 159 Hamilton Street, Brakpan, Gauteng, Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa.
- Official Website: https://alertsa.weebly.com
7. Relay EMS
- RELAY Emergency Medical Services (EMS) offers ambulance services in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan (Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage) and surrounding areas.
- Company Address: 337th Ave, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
- Official Website: www.relayems.co.za
- Contact Phone Number: +27 86 1061061
8. LUXURY EMS(PTY)LTD
- Luxury EMS (PTY) LTD is a private ambulance service that services the Kwa Zulu Natal area.
- Company Address: Masukwana street, Pietermaritzburg, Kwa Zulu Natal
- EAGLE TRAUMA RESCUE Eagle Trauma Rescue was Established in 2002 and is based in Rustenburg. It services Rustenberg and surrounding areas. Company Address: 175 Pres Mbeki Drive, Rustenburg, Rustenburg, North West, 0300, South Africa.
- Official Website:
- Contact Phone Number: +27 86 1789911
9. BLS Medical
- BLS Medical – Offers First Aid Training and Medical Equipment.
- •Company Address: Newton Park, Port Elizabeth – EASTERN CAPE South Africa.
- Official Website: https://bIsmedical.co.za
10. Emergency Medical Operations
- Company Address: Gants Cntr, 30 Gerber Blvrd. Strand
- Official Website: https://www.emergencyoperations.co.za
11. Advanced Paramedic Assist
- Company Address: 19 Gompou St, East Lynne, Pretoria, South Africa.
- Contact Phone Number: +27 860112 911
- Official Website: www.apaems.co.za
12. Cape Medical Response
- Cape Medical Response is an ambulance service based in Fish Hoek, and servicing the Cape Town area.
- Company Address: CMR House, 106 Kommetie Rd, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, 7975, South Africa.
- Contact Phone Number: +27 21 7820606
- Company Website: https://cmr-med.co.za
13. Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service
- Description: Private ambulance service in Kwazulu Natal, established in September 1998. Company Address: Maxicall, Durban, South Africa.
- Contact Phone Number: +27 860247 911
- Company Address: 41 Burger St, Polokwane Central, Polokwane, 0700, South Africa
- Contact Phone Number: +27 15 2913778
15. Sozo Medical Rescue & Training
- Company Address: Avalon Place Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex9 Market Street, Bergsig, Montagu, 6720, South Africa.
- Contact Phone Number: +27 23 6142628
- Official Website: https://sozorescue.wordpress.com
16. Dynamic Emergency Medical Services
- Company Address: 121 Western Ave, Vincent, East London, 5247, South Africa
- Contact Phone Number: +27 43 7262225
17. Ambulance De Vries Academy (Pty) Ltd
- Company Description: Operations around the Pretoria area.
- Company Address: 698 Bodel St, Deerness, Pretoria, South Africa.
- Contact Phone Number: +27 879411
South Africa’s private ambulance service industry is still in its infancy, but it has already shown to be a solution to the country’s overcrowded emergency services.
Before signing up with any of the above-mentioned organizations, make certain that they are a good fit for your specific requirements, including your budget.