Air Medical Escort Services Victoria
Did you know that LIFESUPPORT Air Medical Services is the preferred provider and contracted air ambulance company for all out-of-province and out-of-country medical air transfers for Island Health? That is why the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, the Royal Jubilee Hospital and the Victoria General Hospital work with LIFESUPPORT for their medical air transport needs!
We are trusted and contracted by Island Health to make sure patients get home safely when they need medical air transport from Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay – or anywhere on Vancouver Island. Whether by private air ambulance, by commercial airline medical escort, or with our ground ambulances, we have all of Vancouver Island safely covered.
Why Use Air Medical Escorts in Victoria?
Traveling from one medical facility to another can be a challenge—especially during a medical crisis. Even the simplest duties like arranging boarding tickets or checking in can be overwhelming in stressful situations.
When you or your loved one needs the very best in air travel support, turn to LIFESUPPORT for unparalleled air medical escorts in Victoria.
What is an air medical escort?
If you have a non-emergency medical situation that doesn’t require a private air ambulance, LIFESUPPORT offers reliable and timely air medical escorts service using commercial airlines as well as our air ambulances, or our ground ambulances.
We handle all the transport details, from booking flights and dealing with insurance companies to arranging ground transport and providing the necessary medical equipment.
With LIFESUPPORT, you can rest easy knowing you are in the safest, most qualified hands in the industry.
The medical staff we use are specially trained in out-of-hospital transport medicine and flight physiology. Our medical clinical team members, including physicians, registered nurses, and paramedics, will accompany you onboard, ensuring you and your loved ones receive the best onboard care possible.
How do I obtain an air medical escort?
The first step to getting an air medical escort in Victoria is to reach out to LIFESUPPORT.
Our dedicated coordination personnel will work with you to design an itinerary that meets your specific needs. We will handle every aspect of the medical transportation, from start to finish.
With LIFESUPPORT, leave the medical transportation details to us and focus on what really matters—you and your loved one’s health.
What can I expect prior to the flight?
Before your trip begins, your personal air medical escort is there by your side. Prior to the flight, a qualified medical professional does a thorough physical evaluation to ensure you are healthy enough for airline travel.
What can I expect during the flight?
During the flight, RNs and paramedics will continually monitor you, providing oxygen, medication, or other medical treatment options when needed. An air medical escort will also be there to aid with meal assistance, hygiene, mobility, and other care concerns.
What can I expect after the flight?
Once your trip is complete, the air medical escort will conduct a comprehensive medical assessment to ensure there are no further complications. Our healthcare team will remain with you until you reach your destination, comfortably and safely.
LIFESUPPORT Air Medical Services, Inc. is internationally accredited and recognized by the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) for adult critical care transport, inter-continental fixed wing air ambulance, commercial airline medical escorts, and international commercial airline stretcher transports.
Advanced Medical Care and Air Medical Transport from Victoria
LIFESUPPORT Air Medical Services is the preferred international medical air transport provider for Island Health. We provide medical air transport services for the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, the Royal Jubilee Hospital and the Victoria General Hospital.
Victoria General Hospital
Victoria General Hospital is an acute care facility located in View Royal, British Columbia, Canada, a western suburb of Victoria. VGH, as it is commonly known, provides emergency, general surgery and medical treatment services
Royal Jubilee Hospital
The Royal Jubilee Hospital is a 500-bed general hospital in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada located about 3 km east of the city centre, in the Jubilee neighbourhood.
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
LIFESUPPORT Air Medical Services
LIFESUPPORT Air Medical Services, Inc is an internationally accredited, globally recognized medical air transport and emergency services company, with diversified services, serving multiple sectors, including governments, hospitals and health authorities, the travel & health insurance and financial sectors.
We provide Medical Escort Flights around the world from our bases in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Frankfurt.