August 12 2022
With fully dedicated air ambulance aircraft based in Scotland and Bournemouth, we have coverage across the UK for events that require stand-by or immediate Medevac or Casevac to a UK hospital. Depending on the nature of the event, we can provide the following air ambulance and aeromedical support:
With limited capacity from local UK charity Air Ambulances and a hard-pressed NHS ambulance service, our dedicated air ambulance event support can offer a means to reduce the burden on local ambulance services. Of particular relevance to this type of support are:
Our air ambulance event services offer three options to suit the event or insurance requirements for the event, these being:
As is suggested, the aircraft typically our Airbus H145 helicopter and its crew (including medical, if required) will be stationed on site during the duration of the filming or motorsport event. This provides organisers with immediate Medevac capability from the site to a major specialist or trauma hospital in the UK.
The air ambulance event team will deal with all the logistics of the operation and will work together with your risk team to identify and mitigate medical risks.
In this model, typically you will pay for:
Our Air Ambulance medical team is led by Medical Director, Dr Simon Forrington.
Dr Forrington is a Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest and most respected Trusts in the UK. Dr Forrington is Medical Director for Gama Aviation’s Special Mission’s team and is head of standards for the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI). He also has 2 years direct clinical experience as a medical HEMS Consultant with the UK’s North West Air Ambulance.
Working alongside Dr Forrington is a highly skilled and professional team of Flight Doctors, Flight Nurses and Flight Paramedics. The team has a great deal of experience in aeromedical transportation, moving patients, often critically unwell, from all corners of the world. The Medical Department is focused on delivering a service that is safe, effective and of a consistently high quality.
For more information on our Air Ambulance for events service, simply click on the link below.
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