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Emergency Services: The Care Experts

Accredited by Joint Commission International, Doctors Hospital’s Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year, to provide you with the optimum in trauma care and emergency medical services. Our Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are integral to our readiness at Doctors Hospital.

This is the place where minutes and seconds can mean the difference between life and death. Each and every detail in our Emergency Medical Services is checked and double checked, nothing is left to chance. This ensures our capability to care for even the most life threatening problem at a moment’s notice.
 
From the moment you arrive at the emergency room, you will receive our immediate attention. Our professional customer service staff will ensure your speedy registration, whilst you receive a thorough clinical evaluation from our nursing staff. If your situation is life threatening our first priority will be to stabilize you until you are out of danger.
 
Our proud team of dedicated professionals is the heart and soul of EMS. These tireless men and women are capable of handling all types of major and minor medical emergencies. They understand what it takes to ensure that you are treated with speed, accuracy and compassion.
 
Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, from our specially designed treatment bays which operate as their own intensive care units, to our highly modern Ambulances, Emergency Transport Service (ETS), EMS insists on using the most advanced equipment so you can be sure that you are getting the best medical care available.
 
We are able to care for the most life threatening emergencies at a moment’s notice.

Emergency Services at a glance:

• Advanced trauma life support
• Advanced cardiac life support
• Emergency cardiac care
• Treatment of major and minor wounds
• Treatment of chest pain / cardiac emergencies
• Treatment of emergencies of the ear, eye, nose, throat and teeth
• Treatment of orthopedic emergencies
• Treatment of emergencies in children
• Treatment of gynecological emergencies
• Medico-legal evaluation in sexual assault
• Ambulance dispatch capability

Emergency Transport Services (ETS)

Together EMS and ETS form the critical care center of Doctors Hospital. All of our dedicated professionals in these departments understand that in a place where every second can mean the difference between life and death, nothing can be left to chance. Every detail is checked and double checked, and only the best equipment is used, so you can be sure that you are getting the best medical care available. 
 
The Doctors Hospital Emergency Transport Services provides expeditious care when you require emergency transportation. A natural extension of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), our ambulance provides you with high quality pre-hospital care with its primary objectives being to stabilize you and transport you to the hospital as quickly as possible.
Each ambulance is operated by a team of medical professionals including an Emergency Medical Technician or Medic, and Emergency Vehicle Operator. All staff are certified with Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and all ambulance drivers are certified as Emergency Vehicle Operators.
 
Each vehicle within our fleet operates as a mobile intensive care unit, designed specifically to resuscitate, sustain and monitor you if critically ill or injured. Each ambulance is a Type III vehicle, equipped with advanced technological equipment and supplies for all advanced life support situations.

Emergency Physicians Extending Care

The dispatch unit is always in constant communication with the ambulance team. You can be assured that you are receiving the best medical attention with an emergency physician extending care online while you are en route to the hospital. This activity is coordinated by our trained dispatchers.
 
From the second you dial our emergency number 242-302-4747, our teams are working with the clock, every second counts. With a mobile unit located centrally at Doctors Hospital, we will always find the fastest route to get to you.
 
Our teams are dedicated to ensuring that your critical needs are responded to in a manner that is professional and expeditious. If you find that you ever need us, you may have peace of mind that you will be in safe hands with Doctors Hospital.

Emergency Services Support Services

Doctors Hospital is home to the leading Emergency Medical Services capability in the Caribbean. Doctors Hospital is working to ensure that all residents of The Bahamas have fast access to high quality, life saving services.
 
Our ultra-modern facility and vehicles provides services that can respond immediately and effectively to any kind of medical emergency. They are designed to provide trauma and emergency care for persons of all ages, 24 hours a day.
 
In critical situations, once stabilized, you can be treated in our fully equipped operating rooms and intensive care units. Even when your medical emergency isn’t life threatening, we are able to provide medical support. From a fever to a twisted ankle, we are here to treat all conditions of an urgent nature that require immediate attention.

Certifications

All of our physicians are Advanced Cardiac and Trauma Life Support certified providers. All nurses are Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified. These certifications are licensed through the American Heart Association, allowing us to provide emergency management according to internationally established standards of care.
 
The success of Emergency Medical Services depends greatly on the support of the surrounding facilities that play an integral role in ensuring you receive seamless, quality care.

Physician Clinics (Sessional/Specialist Clinic)

Whether you are an inpatient or outpatient, our clinics provide consultation and follow-up treatment for either general or specialist care, supporting you and your condition once the critical nature of your situation is over. For an appointment at the Sessional/Specialist Clinic, call (242) 302-4684.

Clinic Specialists include:

  • Wound & Burn Care
  • Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Orthopedics (with Total Joint Replacement)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Neuro Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Medical Dentistry
  • Many more

Support Services:

Imaging

Imaging provides vital diagnostic support to EMS. Equipped with state-of-the-art MRI, the latest 16 slice CT Scan, Ultrasound, and X-Ray, you have access to high quality, accurate results providing for timely diagnoses. All tests are read by Board Certified Radiologists.

Laboratory

Fast, reliable and accurate lab reports are a critical way to ensure you are diagnosed promptly. Our lab fast tracks results to areas such as the Emergency Room.

Pharmacy

When you leave the Emergency Room, you will sometimes be required to continue treatment with prescription medication. On-site pharmacists allow you to leave the hospital equipped with any further mediations or medial equipment you may require.
 
With our comprehensive trauma care and Emergency Medical Services, we are able to care for the most life threatening emergencies at a moment’s notice. When seconds count, count on us!

For more information about our Emergency Room Services, call (242) 302-4658 or for our Ambulance Services call (242) 302-4747.


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