LIFESUPPORT Group of Companies

Air Medical Services Inc Emergency Services Ltd CVM Medical

The LIFESUPPORT Group of Companies is a Global Medical Solutions Company headquartered in British Columbia, Canada.

About Us

Lifesupport Is A Global Medical Solutions Company.

Headquartered in British Columbia, Canada with operations and staff in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Fort Lauderdale and Frankfurt.

Part of the LIFESUPPORT Group of Companies, CVM Medical Ltd. is a leader in private COVID-19 testing for businesses, travellers and workers. CVM Medical provides rapid antigen testing, lab based PCR testing through our accredited COVID testing clinics, as well as on-site and mobile COVID 19 PCR and rapid testing at your business, workplace or hangar to detect for the presence of COVID-19. Since 2005, customers in travel & tourism, aviation, insurance, healthcare and resource development have relied on the LIFESUPPORT Group of Companies for accredited, sophisticated on-site medical support, domestic and international air ambulance services, high risk medical evacuations, global air charter as well as ground ambulance and paramedic services. 

Operating on a global basis, LIFESUPPORT Air Medical Services, Inc. is a Canadian owned and operated air medical service firm, specializing in global commercial repatriation, commercial airline stretcher service, and air ambulance medevac.

We move patients locally, regionally and internationally by all modes of transport.

Services include:

With over 15 years of experience in providing the highest standards in emergency medical care and private ambulance services to industry, resource and exploration firms, events, as well as film television, LIFESUPPORT Emergency Services Ltd. is a global leader in sophisticated out-of-hospital medical care.

The LIFESUPPORT Emergency Services team is made up of highly trained and dedicated Paramedics, Registered Nurses and Physicians who consistently go above and beyond for each of our clients and patients.

Services include:

CVM Medical provides asymptomatic COVID-19 testing and screening for travelers, businesses and workers who require COVID 19 testing for work, play or travel.

CVM Medical is accredited by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. CVM Medical provides accredited lab based PCR testing as well as rapid antigen testing throughout Western Canada, whether directly at the worksite, or at one of our COVID testing clinics located in Vancouver, Calgary or Nanaimo.

COVID-19 testing services available from CVM Medical Ltd include:


Clinical Capabilities​


15 commercial airline medical escort teams based around the world.

4 Critical Care Transport Teams based in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto.

Global presence with operations & staff around the world.


4 fully dedicated air ambulance aircraft including long range Challenger and Falcon aircraft.

100 staff (fulltime, part time, casual).

Specialized teams including our worldwide Rapid Response Medical Team.

Unique capabilities such as critical care transport on board commercial airlines.


Medical staff bases in Nanaimo, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Fort Lauderdale and Frankfurt.

Unique capabilities such as critical care transport on board commercial airlines.

Global bed find and patient placement program.

Complex aeromedical case management team for complicated, high risk or high profile cases.



LIFESUPPORT Air Medical Services is accredited by the European Air Medical Institute for Adult Critical Care Transport, Intercontinental Air Ambulance and Commercial Airline Medical Escorts services.

CVM Medical Ltd. is accredited by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, Diagnostic Accreditation Program for COVID-19 testing.

Knowledge & experience

Since 2005 our customers in the travel & tourism, aviation, healthcare, insurance and resource development sectors have relied on LIFESUPPORT for accredited, sophisticated on-site medical support, global medevac, international patient transport and ground ambulance services. We have consistently and reliably delivered high end medical and evacuation solutions to our global corporate clients, including major corporations, insurance companies, governments, hospitals and health authorities.


Our project experience includes:

  • Domestic and International air ambulance medevac services on a global basis for major insurance underwriters, travel assistance companies and governments.
  • International commercial airline and medical escort transfers on scheduled commercial flights throughout the world.
  • Security evacuations and high risk aviation charters for global corporate clients from complex areas including conflict zones.
  • On site medical support for emergency situations such as wildfires.
  • On site paramedic standby and remote medical support for high risk areas such as natural gas exploration and pipeline construction

LIFESUPPORT Group of Companies

In response to the global pandemic, in 2020 the LIFESUPPORT Group of Companies added CVM Medical Ltd to our portfolio. CVM Medical provides accredited and licensed COVID-19 PCR testing for travellers and businesses, as well as rapid antigen testing to support the safe reopening of economies and the business sectors that the LIFESUPPORT Group of Companies serves.

Industries Served:

  • Travel, Tourism and Leisure
  • Travel and Medical Insurance including Medical Assistance Companies
  • Energy
  • Mining and Resource Development
  • Forestry
  • Marine and Aviation
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