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Thursday, May 16 2019 - 00:37
Collinson Continues Medical Assistance Expansion With Aspen Medical Partnership
LONDON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Fully comprehensive assistance service for complex international deployment 

Collinson, an expert in global traveller assistance, has further enhanced its 
medical assistance capability through a partnership with Aspen Medical, an 
Australian-owned global healthcare leader providing remote medical solutions 
across a range of sectors.

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Aspen Medical provides innovative and tailored healthcare services, from the 
provision of a single paramedic to a full spectrum solution involving a 
multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals. Further services include, 
ambulances, medical facilities, equipment, consumables, pharmacy products and 
aero-medical evacuation services (AME), including the company's own 
strategically-positioned clinics and aviation assets.

Often working in locations that are remote, challenging or under-resourced, its 
multi award-winning solutions provide clients with world-class healthcare 
services in any setting. The partnership will enable Collinson 
[ ] to extend its assistance reach and 
help customers to access quality medical services in locations where existing 
medical infrastructure is lacking. By augmenting Aspen Medical's ground-level 
capability with the wider Collinson global medical and evacuation network and 
its 24/7 always-on medical and security operations centres, the partnership 
will create a fully comprehensive assistance service for complex international 

Aspen Medical's services also include managing environmental and public health 
projects, medical training and consultancy, providing occupational health and 
supporting major sporting events and conferences that need dedicated clinical 

Scott Sunderman, Head of Assistance at Collinson, commented: "Aspen Medical is 
renowned for its high-profile contracts with defence, mining, oil and gas, 
government and humanitarian organisations. From running trauma hospitals in 
Mosul, Iraq, for the WHO or staffing and managing a UN facility for its 
personnel in Somalia, through to supporting the UK, US, Australian and New 
Zealand governments on the construction and management of Ebola Treatment 
facilities in Sierra Leone and Liberia, our partnership with Aspen Medical 
truly gives us a global healthcare reach and access to expertise unparalleled 
in the market. 

"This experience will be vital as we broaden our global medical assistance and 
travel risk management services to ensure clients have the best possible 
protection, wherever they may be located."

This strategic alliance further enhances Collinson's new 24/7/365 integrated 
travel risk management solution in partnership with global risk and security 
consultancy, Drum Cussac, as well as the appointment of its new Global Medical 
Director, Simon Worrell. 

Glenn Keys, Executive Chairman and co-founder of Aspen Medical, said: 
"Collinson is recognised globally for providing an exceptional medical 
assistance service. This partnership with Collinson further develops Aspen 
Medical's global capability with an integrated travel risk management solution. 
When combined with Drum Cussac's expertise, their global assistance App, 
security alerts, location tracking and monitoring, together we are delivering a 
very powerful new capability in the market for those seeking assistance in 
times of need."

Editors notes:

Collinson [ ] is one of the largest 
independent medical assistance companies with more than 35 years' experience. 
Its assistance platforms in the UK, Ireland and South Africa provide services 
24/7/365 to a number of insurance markets and corporate entities. Collinson 
receives over 1.2 million calls from customers around the world and conducts 
over 3,000 repatriations and evacuations annually.

Our 24/7/365 global resources and expertise provide a comprehensive suite of 
travel risk services for mobile employees that help organisations manage their 
duty of care towards staff that operate away from their home country. Whether 
you require a full travel risk management programme for your employees, a 
customised assistance solution, crisis management planning or specific analysis 
and support for remote site operations, Collinson can build a solution that 
enables you to protect your most valuable assets, as well as protecting your 
organisational risk.

Clients include Air France KLM, American Express, British Airways, Cathay 
Pacific, Diners Club, Easy Jet, Mastercard, Saga, RSA, Visa and Vhi.
Aspen Medical [ ] is an Australian-owned, 
multi-award winning, global provider of innovative healthcare solutions across 
a diverse range of clients in the Defence, Mining, Oil and Gas, Government and 
Humanitarian sectors. We are a world leader in the delivery of healthcare 
solutions in any setting, particularly those that are remote, challenging or 

We offer our clients a tailored and flexible service wherever it is needed - 
from a single paramedic to a full-spectrum solution involving a 
multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, ambulances, medical 
facilities, equipment, consumables, pharmacy products, procedures, mobile 
health and surgical solutions and aero-medical evacuation services including 
the company's own aviation assets.

Our competitive advantage lies in superior project management and the quality 
of our team. We pride ourselves on a customer-centric approach and a 'can do' 
attitude. Today, we operate across Australia, the Pacific, the US, Europe, 
Africa and the Gulf Region and we employ more than 2,000 dedicated, experienced 
and highly-trained professionals.

Source: Collinson