Medical Services (North East) acquired by ERS Medical

Benchmark International has advised on the successful sale of Medical Services (North East) to ERS Medical for an undisclosed sum.

Founded in 2002, Durham-based Medical Services (North East) provide non-emergency patient transport to NHS Trusts, PCTs, local authorities and private hospitals across the North East.

The acquirer, Yorkshire-based ERS Medical provides a range of specialist patient transport and courier services to the NHS and the wider healthcare sector along with mobile event medical cover for a wide number of sporting venues and occasions.

The acquisition provides increased capacity to ERS Medical’s existing operations in areas including patient transport and medical events cover.

Discussing the deal, ERS Medical’s Managing Director noted, “This acquisition is another exciting chapter in our business’ growth and allows us to build on our existing national patient care offering, continuing our excellent standard of care using MSNE’s additional resource and capabilities.”

Medical Services (North East)’s Managing Director, Wayne Hall added, “The decision to be part of the ERS Medical Team was an easy one and we look forward to being part of the leading ambulance service in this country. Our relationships with hospitals and CCGs across the North East together with the additional capabilities and structure ERS Medical has already will be a huge step forward for both our staff and customers.”

Benchmark International would like to thank all parties involved and wish them the very best for the future.


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