Interhospital transfers

The Auckland HEMS recently completed its first interhospital transfer. It is anticipated that in future we will do more of this sort of work.

Careflight recently published a paper entitled ‘The principles of aeromedical retrieval of the critically ill‘.

The RFDS in Australia has also published an excellent overview of aeromedical transfers, obtained from the ‘clinical resources’ section of their website.

The pdf is here: RFDS Transporting Your Patient 2011

The first RFDS aircraft