Vehicle Equipment

Welsh Ambulance Service unveils ultra-modern additions to fleet

The Welsh Ambulance Service has unveiled ultra-modern additions to its fleet. Among the new vehicles introduced to its 799-strong fleet is a low-emission hybrid rapid response car, the first of its kind for the service. The trust has also commissioned new and improved emergency and non-emergency ambulances, as well as a fleet maintenance vehicle to… Read more »

Unique trolley designed for neo-natal transport service

Paraid (a division of Evac+Chair International), a specialist in patient transportation, has designed a unique trolley to enable the road carriage and loading of a customised incubator system, used for the air transport of newborn babies who require emergency care. Three years in development, the Elevating Transporter+ (ET+), was required to meet an exact set… Read more »

Medical grade air filtration system for ambulances

With the risk of infection a critical concern in confined spaces, Webasto, a world-leading manufacturer of systems and solutions for the automotive market, has developed the world’s first medical grade air filtration system for passenger and emergency vehicles. High-efficiency particulate air filters (HEPA) are critical in the prevention of the spread of airborne bacterial and… Read more »

Tech boost for London Ambulance Service’s volunteer response cars

London Ambulance Service vehicles have received a cutting-edge tech upgrade to help crews respond more efficiently in emergencies. The AppConnect software has been donated by Volkswagen, who are one of many businesses across the country to have supported NHS staff during the COVID-19 outbreak. Features include advanced navigation, a programme that analyses and improves driving… Read more »

Blood bikes being seen, being heard and helping hospitals save lives

Having remained operational to ensure emergency equipment can continue to be provided through the current pandemic, Woodway, a proud supplier of emergency lighting and equipment to frontline responders nationwide, has been blown away by the stories of how organisations are adapting in these unprecedented times and by the commitment of workers and volunteers up and… Read more »

VCS appoints Electrical Engineering Manager

Gordon Murphy has been appointed by VCS as Electrical Engineering Manager. Gordon started his career in auto electrics almost 12 years ago as an apprentice auto electrician and has trained and studied extensively. He has a vast knowledge of electrical engineering, gaining a BEng degree with honours in 2018 at Sheffield Hallam University. Gordon has… Read more »

Universal docking stations for Apple iPads

Havis, Inc offers a full line of universal tablet docking stations that provide simple, safe, and secure connectivity for Apple iPads. When paired with a Havis rugged case, these solutions give the end-user long term flexibility without a commitment to one device. “Common mounting features of the rugged cases allow for multiple iPad models to… Read more »