Welcome to Festival Medical Services! (FMS)
Festival Medical Services has been providing event medical cover since 1979. We are recognised within the events industry as a leading provider of high-quality medical services supporting some of Europe’s largest events.
Festival Medical Services is:
- A registered charity providing comprehensive medical services at events and mass gatherings
- A not for profit organisation raising funds for medical and environmental projects around the world
- Regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for Ambulance & Imaging Activities
- A regulated training organisation accredited by QualSafe to deliver OfQual regulated QCF awards
We provide medical cover for a wide range of events, from small, one-day shows to the world-renowned Glastonbury Festival, with numbers approaching 200,000+ on-site. We also provide pre and post event cover utilising Advanced Nurse Prescribers and Paramedics and can provide solutions for all your medical needs.
Festival Medical Services is staffed by volunteers, and each year distributes funds raised amongst the projects it supports around the world. These include a remote health posts in Ethiopia, a clinic and ambulance service in Gambia and a health outreach clinic and ambulance service in the jungle in central India. (click on the Charity tag at the bottom of this page).
Our clinical staff are qualified health professionals from all disciplines in the NHS and are supported by a dedicated team of qualified and experienced incident responders, which include paramedics, technicians and first responders. With skills and experience second to none, the team excel in the challenging environment they work in.