Healthcare and Medical Couriers
Speed Medical Couriers specialist healthcare division provides a secure distribution channel for NHS Trusts, GP surgeries and private pathology services. We collect and deliver pathology samples, blood, records and internal mail and consumables and everything inbetween.
We can provide a total outsourced solution that is more cost-effective, responsive and flexible than an in-house transport division, or simply ad hoc or scheduled movements with all the benefits of specialist medical couriers and equipped vehicles as and when you need them.
Our comprehensive fleet also allows us to undertake larger deliveries that are often outside of the scope of vehicles operated by NHS Trust transport departments; we recently moved two entire operating theatres for one NHS client!
Each of our medical couriers undergoes a formal vetting process that includes an enhanced CRB check and each courier receives formal training – to GDP standards – in the movement of pathology samples, including best practice for packaging and storage and the process to be followed in the event of a spillage. All couriers operate to a strict set of “Model Rules” governing behaviour, process and security to protect the integrity of patient identifiable materials. This approach ensures compliance with Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) and Clinical Pathology Accreditation CPA regulatory requirements.
Speed Medical Couriers are further trained in accordance with ADR (Carriage of Dangerous Goods) to accommodate the movement of samples assigned to Category A Infectious Class 6.2, such as suspected Ebola specimens, and retain the services of a DGSA (Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor) as required by the Department of Transport.
- Courier support for mobile clinics
- Movement of pathology samples
- Movement of blood supplies
- Secure delivery of controlled drugs (CDs)
- Courier link between hospitals and laboratories
- Secure movement of data
- Internal mail sortation and distribution
- Courier movement of equipment
- Dedicated courier services
- Scheduled or on demand service
- Hospital to home services
- ADR trained drivers and equipped vehicles for movement of Category A samples
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