Other health care facilities in the Algarve

Emergency, medical rehabilitation, clinical analysis, Red Cross, ...

The Accident and Emergency service of the  Algarve has available  pre-hospital emergency transport including4  fully  equipped SIV ambulances, based in Lagos, Faro, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António, 3 emergency medical vehicles with resuscitation equipment based in Portimao,  Albufeira and Faro and 1 INEM based at the Loule  heliport based in Loulé, and there is also  an Emergency Patients Guidance Center (CODU). In 2006 a new health facility - South Rehabilitation Medicine Center (CMRSul) came into operation - with an inpatient capacity of 54 beds.  Based  in São Brás, it is focused on the treatment and recovery of those who have been in  motor accidents, spinal cord injuries, skull-head trauma, stroke and other illnesses such as neurological, rheumatic, orthopaedic, cardiovascular and pulmonary in  origin.