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ERS Medical to commend innovation in mental health

ERS Medical is supporting this year’s Health Business Awards by sponsoring the Innovation in Mental Health category. Taking place on 4th December 2014 at St Paul’s Hotel, London, the awards recognise and celebrate the significant contributions made each year by organisations and individuals that work within and alongside the NHS.

Our Mental Health team at ERS Medical, commented: “Having a mental health illness can be hugely challenging and overwhelming for patients. Healthcare providers must ensure that patients feel safe in the care of their providers, and are treated with dignity and respect at every point in their journey. We’re delighted to support and commend any innovative work undertaken to make mental health services even better for patients.”

“There simply isn’t enough awareness out there about the pressures felt by patients suffering with a mental health illness, and we want to make a difference by changing this in any way we can.”

As one of the UK’s largest independent healthcare service providers, ERS Medical delivers a national, 24-hour, 365 days a year urgent response service for the movement and care of people with mental health illness. Our team has over 20 years’ experience in providing a professional, reliable and compassionate service managing vulnerable and challenging behaviour with patient care always at the forefront of what we do.

All transport requirements are met with highly trained, dedicated crews and vehicles to ensure a safe, comfortable and timely transfer of service users. Our specialist teams consist of healthcare assistants, registered mental health nurses and escorts with expertise in areas including learning difficulties/disability, autism and aspergers, dementia, child and adolescent mental health and older adult care.