We offer primary emergency medical response to the community free of charge. Our personnel and volunteers are experienced emergency care providers and are registered with the health Professionals Counsel of South Africa (HPCSA). Our medics respond to any kind of life threatening medical emergency and provide primary intervention Patient Stabilization until such time an ambulance arrives on the scene.
CERT works closely with several local private and government ambulance services and use the most appropriate services provider when sick or injured patients require emergency transportation to an appropriate facility. In the event that CERT has no available resources to dispatch when we receive an emergency call, an appropriate emergency service provider will be dispatched immediately.
Our CERT response units are equipped to deal with any medical emergency and other types of emergency situations, patient rescue and extrication as required. Many of our personnel and volunteers are multi skilled in various emergency disciplines and therefore are able to effectively handle any kind of emergency situation.