FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the French Defense Procurement Agency.
HEMS establishment guide offered by MedEvac Foundation
The MedEvac Foundation International in the US has announced the completion of the Developing HEMS Capacity study. The resulting product of this study, entitled Establishing Air Medical Programs for the Next Generation, offers a framework for developed or developing countries to use as a guide when establishing air medical systems for their most critically ill and injured patients. The document can be used to educate national leaders, legislators, regulators, and business leaders on the unique and life-saving medical services provided by HEMS operators and the benefits of these HEMS programs to their nations, businesses, hospitals, and the general population.
“The MedEvac Foundation International, in partnership with Bell Helicopter, is honoured to have taken part in this extensive landmark study designed to take the guesswork out of HEMS start up, and also provide programs with a template to verify their current programs,” said MedEvac Foundation Board Chairman, Johnny Delgado. “While it contemplates the cultural, regulatory and country differences, it establishes the basic safety, administrative and operational logistics for a well-integrated air ambulance service."
Eastnor Castle in Ledbury, UK, has announced that its Charity of the Year 2019 will be the Midlands Air Ambulance.
Devon Air Ambulance has announced that, with immediate effect, its emergency service will fly until 02:00 hrs every day of the week.
The Norwegian Accident Investigation Board identified a combination of human and organisation faults as factors in the November 2017 incident
The course, taught by Dr Dudley Crosson, will focus on the latest research and developments