MBE for Welsh Flying Medic

 

Thursday 7 December 2017

 

The interim National Director of Wales’ flying medics service has been awarded an MBE for services to military and civilian critical care.  Find out more here.

 
 
 
EMRTS Medic Inducted into Clinical Audit Hall of Fame

 

Monday 27 November 2017

 

An Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medic has been indicated into the 2017 Clinical Audit Hero Hall of Fame.  Find out more here.

 
 
 
National Award for Rare Life-Saving Medical Procedure

 

Tuesday 21 November 2017

 

A rare but successful life-saving medical procedure performed at the scene of a challenging incident has seen EMRTS Cymru medics, who work on board the Wales Air Ambulance Charity helicopters, received a national award. 

Find out more here.

 
 
 
EMRTS Appoints National Director

 

Tuesday 7 November 2017

 

We are delighted to announce that Professor David Lockey has been appointed as National Director of EMRTS Cymru, the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (“Flying Medics”) that is hosted by ABMU for NHS Wales. 

Find out more here.

 
 
 
EMRTS Support for Isolated Medical Units

 

Thursday 7 September 2017

 

Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medics have run a training day for colleagues from isolated medical units who may experience a critically ill patient. Find out more here.

 
 
 
Flying A&E Service Lands in North Wales

 

Monday 14 August 2017

 

Wales’ flying medics service, which works in partnership with the Wales Air Ambulance Charity, is strengthening its service cover with the introduction of consultants and critical care practitioners on board the Charity’s helicopter in Caernarfon. Find out more here.

 
 
 
Queen's Birthday Honour for Welsh Flying Medics

 

Saturday 17 June 2017

 

The interim National Director of Wales’ flying medics service has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours for services to military and civilian critical care. Find out more here.

 
 
 
Award for Welsh Life-Saving Data Analysis Presented in Scotland

 

Monday 13 June 2017

 

A Swansea-based academic has received an award for her presentation about Wales’ mobile critical care service and how data analysis conducted by Swansea University is helping to save lives. Find out more here.

 
 
 
EMRTS Doctor Leads East Midlands Training Day

 

Wednesday 7 June 2017

 

Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medic Dr Jon Birks led a major trauma training day in the East Midlands, recently. Find out more here.

 
 
 
EMRTS Supports Training of Gwent Police Medics

 

Wednesday 31 May 2017

 

The Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) has used its expertise in pre-hospital care to support the training of Gwent Police medics. Find out more here.

 
 
 
Cyclist Praises EMRTS Medics for Roadside Treatment

 

Thursday 18 May 2017

 

A cyclist has praised EMRTS Cymru medics for their vital treatment at the roadside, after he suffered complex injuries from a road collision. Find out more here.

 

 

 

 

Award Shortlist for Air Ambulance Partnership with EMRTS

 

Monday 15 May 2017

 

Wales Air Ambulance has been shortlisted for the Charity Awards 2017, for its partnership with the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru). Find out more here.

 

 

 

 

Welsh Flying Medics Appoint New Interim National Director

 

Wednesday 10 May 2017

 

Consultant and Army Lieutenant Colonel Ami Jones has been announced as the new interim National Director of Wales’ flying medics service. Find out more here.

 
 
New Aircraft to Enhance 'Flying A&E' Service

 

Monday 10 April 2017

 

The first of a brand new fleet of custom-built helicopters has touched down at Wales Air Ambulance’s airbase in Dafen, Llanelli. Find out more here.

 
 
 
EMRTS Supports Trauma Care Training for Junior Doctors

 

Thursday 30 March 2017

 

Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medics have supported training aimed at improving trauma care in Wales. Find out more here.

 
 
 
Horse Rider Thanks Medics for Saving Her Life

 

Monday 13 March 2017

 

A horse rider who was in a coma for ten days after a horrific fall has praised the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medics and hospital surgeons who saved her life. Find out more here.

 
 
 
Couple Treated by EMRTS Medics Walk Down the Aisle

 

Thursday 23 February 2017

 

A couple from Chester who were both treated by Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medics after suffering serious injuries have got married.  Find out more here.

 
 
 
Baby Reunited with High-Flying Life Savers

 

Thursday 9 February 2017

 

A baby girl has been reunited with the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medics who saved her life – one year after they treated her for a near-fatal lung condition. Find out more here.

 
 
 
Heart Attack Survivor Thanks EMRTS Cymru Medic

 

Friday 3 February 2017

 

A cardiac arrest victim has thanked the North Wales flying medic who brought him back to life. Find out more here.

 
 
 
EMRTS Cymru Supports North Wales Trauma Training

 

Wednesday 11 January 2017

 

Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) medics based in North Wales shared their knowledge at a special trauma training day at Glan Clwyd Hospital in Bodelwyddan, recently. Find out more here.

2017 NEWS

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