Our medical team are skilfully trained in caring for injured or critically ill patients in a transport and aeromedical environment.
Our flight nurses have extensive and varied experience in high acuity areas, including a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience, with at least 2 years in an intensive care or emergency care setting. They have all completed NZFNA Certified Flight Nurse Training, ACLS Level 6 and many have completed Helicopter Underwater Escape Training. All flight nurses are members of the Nursing Council NZ, NZ Nurses Organisation and NZ Flight Nurses Association.
Our doctors hold specialist qualifications in anaesthesia, intensive care or emergency medicine. The majority balance their shifts for NZAAS alongside their active participation within a NZ hospital.
Our medical directors provide invaluable clinical oversight and guidance for all our patient transfers, they are available to the FN/FD for the duration of the repatriation at any time as required for consultation.