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Gardmed strives to provide a professional and holistic emergency service to all patients by utilizing the best practice and recognized industry standards. Through our knowledge and the significant experience gained in the industry, having transported over 150 000 patients in the past 27 years we consider ourselves an asset to our patients, clients and the general public at large. We value the long-term relationships that we have built over the years and consider them to be mutually beneficial.


Level Pr. 0090030900311, this is an Advanced Life Support Practise number which has been awarded to us. It is the highest achievement that can be obtained in our industry.

Gardmed is registered with the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

All Gardmed staff are registered and accredited with the HPCSA under their qualifying category's, they are also registered under Indemnus.

Gardmed is proudly a member of the South African Private Ambulance & Emergency Service Association (SAPAESA).


Gardmed was founded in 1996 by Dave Gardner in Port Elizabeth as a small one Ambulance operation. It has since grown to be a major role player in the EMS industry in the Eastern Cape. We have recently reached our 27 year milestone mark in June 2023.

Gardmed Ambulance Service office staff:

Dave Gardner Managing Director
Cell: 082 491 1718
Craig Schwartz General Manager & Events Coordinator
Email: /
Cell: 041 373 6777 / 082 654 9802
Jenny Hawkins Finance Manager
Shawn Hartzenberg Training & Accounts Manager
Cell: 041 373 6777 / 083 397 5404
Allison Peo Control Room Manager
Cell: 041 373 6777 / 060 354 7456
Eugene Muller Road Operational Manager
Cell: 082 448 2321
Phillip Monteith Marketing & Public Relations
Cell: 066 472 7230

Accounts Department:

Jenny Hawkins HR / Bookkeeper
Shawn Hartzenberg Accounts Manager
Dale Bezuidenhout ER24 & Independent Medical Claims Consultant
Jo-Anne Stuurman Medical Claims Consultant
Carissa Vorster Netcare & Medical Claims Consultant
Shade' Prince Private Claims Consultant
Khanyiswa Magaba GEMS & Bonitas Claims Consultant
Hannah Muller EASA & Medical Claims Consultant
Mishka Buttress Netcare & Discovery Medical Claims

Branches and their Branch Managers:

Branch Managers: Email Address: Contact Number:
Uitenhage/Kariega - Neels Cronje 071 298 2989
Jeffreys Bay/Kouga - Neels Cronje 063 699 7378
Makanda / Port Alfred - Adrian Erasmus 083 766 4434
Fort Beaufort - Adrian Erasmus 083 766 4434
Aliwal North - Ata Ntolosi 083 363 6155
Mthatha - Khanyisile Nompula 082 654 9801


Save this number to Save a Life | 082 653 5881