Eleanor Patient Transport

Eleanor Care Transport provides high quality, non-emergency patient transport and high dependency services locally, across the UK and overseas.

Our patient transport staff

pts-2Eleanor Care Transport works to the highest levels of professionalism across all our staff disciplines, with colleagues working seamlessly together to deliver excellence in all aspects of non-emergency patient transport.

Our drivers and driver assistants are supported to deliver frontline services by our experienced control and planning team and a robust infrastructure that includes an on call system that operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and state-of-the-art software for real time management of patient transport vehicle movements, to maximise efficiency and resources.

All our patient transport drivers and driver assistants must successfully undergo reference, Disclosure and Barring Service (which replace the Criminal Records Bureau) and driving licence checks before starting work with us.

They also receive full initial and ongoing training – including in the skills and competencies below – that is fully compliant with the ambulance transport sector’s requirements, and we regularly monitor and check their knowledge.

First Aid at Work

  • Adult basic support (cardiopulmonary resuscitation/CPR)
  • Choking adult casualty
  • Control of bleeding
  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Dealing with fractures

Manual Handling

  • Principles of manual handling
  • Use of PATSLIDE
  • Sliding sheet
  • Ambulance carry chair
  • Ambulance stretcher
  • Securing wheelchairs

Oxygen Therapy and Suction

Use of oxygen:

  • Safe storage and transportation
  • Action in an emergency
  • Basic life support

Use of suction:

  • Assembly and cleaning
  • Indications for use
  • Types of catheters
  • Practical assessment of skills

Our highly trained personnel, together with on-board, high dependency emergency medical technicians and paramedic facilities and equipment, ensure excellent patient transport care and the ability to meet the needs of most passengers.

Support teams

As appropriate, we are able to provide specialist support to assist patient transport drivers and assistants during journeys. We are able to call on a team of qualified and experienced staff, including:

  • Registered General Nurses (RGN)
  • Registered Mental Nurses (RMN)
  • Health Care Assistants (HCA)
  • practice nurses
  • midwives
  • health visitors
  • pharmacists
  • support workers.

For more information about Eleanor Care Transport and our non-emergency private ambulance transport in London, the North West, North East, East Midlands, West Midlands, South East, South West, North Wales, South Wales and Wales, please contact us on 0208 579 5455 or click here to submit an enquiry.


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