hospital porter


Hospital porters are professional healthcare assistants who transport people on stretchers around the hospital site, as well as and items.

Alternative label

  • general porter

  • hospital stretcher carrier

  • stretcher carrier

  • hospital stretcher bearer

  • hospital portering service provider

  • hospital portering staff member

  • stretcher bearer

  • general hospital porter

  • hospital portering

  • porter

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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