3 Aug 2018

What does a Critical Care Allocator actually do? After all, there are only three Critical Care Teams and a transfer aircraft to deploy?

This question is best answered as I did to one of our pilots; he sat looking over my shoulder at a screen full of 999 calls from all a...

20 Jun 2018

As part of our recent Clinical Governance Day, EMRTS ran a Major Incident exercise across the Wales Air Ambulance Charity bases in Caernarfon, Welshpool and Dafen. A Major Incident is when something happens that needs special resources to deal with it, over and above w...

According to the organisers of the Welsh Simulation and Acute Care Teaching Symposium, ‘in England and Wales approximately 12,500 people die as a result of trauma every year. This condition is the leading cause of death in children and young adults’. Good outcomes for...

19 May 2017

It is a huge honour and privilege to take over as interim National Director of EMRTS Cymru from Dr Dindi Gill. I have a tough act to follow being Dindi’s successor, but I feel that I am well-placed to do so having worked closely with him and the rest of the core group...

27 Apr 2017

27 April. The date in 1662 when the Netherlands and France signed a treaty of alliance and, in 2005, the world’s largest passenger plane (the Airbus A380) completed its maiden flight in France.

It is also the date, in 2015, that the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Trans...

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