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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 120 000 patients in the past 20 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 20 year milestone mark in June 2016.

Gardmed Ambulance Service office staff:

Dave Gardner Managing Director
Cell: 082 491 1718
Craig Schwartz General Manager & A.L.S Practitioner
Cell: 041 373 6777 / 082 654 9802
Jenny Hawkins Finance Manager
Shawn Hartzenberg Marketing, Training & Accounts Manager
Email: accounts /
Cell: 041 373 6777 / 083 397 5404
Craig Schwartz Events & Control Room Manager
Cell: 041 373 6777 / 082 654 9802
Eugene Muller Road Operational Manager
Cell: 082 448 2321

Accounts Department:

Jenny Hawkins HR / Bookeeper
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 & RAF Medical Claims Consultant
Khanyiswa Magaba GEMS & Discovery Medical Claims Consultant

Branches and their Branch Managers:

Branch Manager: Manager: Email:
Neels Cronje 071 298 2989
Nina Osmond 063 699 7378
Adrian Erasmus 083 766 4434
Ata Ntolosi 083 363 6155
Khanyisile Nompula 082 654 9801


Want to speak to clients that we have dealt with before?

Shane Brown Head of Port Elizabeth Disaster Management
Dave Emslie CEO of Eastern Province Cricket
Beau Barfknecht Regional Manager, Life Health Care
Oliver Wright CEO of SAPAESA (SA Private Ambulance Association)
Andrew Boden CEO ER24 South Africa
Colonel John Best Assistant Director PE Metro Safety and Security

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