MedicAlert Foundation UK

Updated 9th September 2016

 

Submitted by Gemma Bowler Communications and Digital Officer

 

MedicAlert 327-329 Witan Court Upper Fourth Street Milton Keynes MK9 1EH United Kingdom Telephone in the UK freephone: 01908 951045 Telephone from Ireland freephone: +44 (0)1908 951045

Email: info@medicalert.org.uk Website: http://www.medicalert.org.uk/ MedicAlert, your voice in an emergency – How does it work?

 

If you find one of our discs, please turn it over to read the medical information on the back. Our medically trained staff review each members’ conditions to make sure that the engraving on the back of the disc appears in order of importance in an emergency care situation. This provides invaluable medical history to aid your initial diagnosis.

 

Each MedicAlert has our 24/7 emergency response number and the personal membership number for the patient engraved on the back of the disc alongside the Please call this number any time of day or night, 365 days a year. We accept reverse call charges and have a translation service that can deal with calls in over 100 languages.

 

Our response team will provide instant access to our member’s medical information, next of kin details or advance decisions in order to assist in their immediate treatment. This number is for Emergency/Medical Professionals and emergencies only. The response team is not able to assist with queries or administration.

 

MedicAlert Literature For more information and to order literature contact our communications department on 01908 951045 or write to: The MedicAlert Foundation 327-329 Upper Fourth Street Milton Keynes MK9 1EH