Support Unit 

We offer a UK-wide bariatric service 365 days a year with highly experienced crews and specially designed, fully-equipped vehicles to ensure patient comfort, dignity and respect is maintained at all times.

The equipment on the support vehicle is as follows:


•       Liko XXL Hoist 50 stones

•       Roller ramps that enable us to go over steps with the                            stretcher 50 stones limit each ramp

•       70 stone wheelchair

•       Advanced Ferno electric stair climber, carries up to 60                        stones ( the only one in the UK)

•       Additional specialist moving and handling equipment

•       Additional  Entonox cylinders and giving sets.

•       It’s own Automated External Defibrillator

•       Rescue equipment

•       Additional basic life support equipment

•       Emergency capability, blue lights & sirens

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Moving and Handling:

Safe Handling of Heavy People 

Bariatric Guidelines Adapted from NHS Grampian Bariatric Protocol 

Risk assessment and process planning for bariatric patient handling pathways


Bariatric Ambulance with in built Hoist with a Megasus Trolley and specialist foot plate