Dr Terry Martin is former RAF doctor and helicopter pilot with a broad background in anaesthetics, ICU, emergency medicine, general practice, and aviation medicine. He has worked in every aspect of civilian and military fixed-wing and helicopter aeromedical transport since the 1980s, including as director of the Otago University aeromedical retrieval and transport courses until June 2008. He is currently a consultant intensivist in England and directs the ‘Clinical Considerations in Aeromedical Transport’, ‘Medical Emergencies in Flight’ and the ‘Helicopter Medical Flight Crew’ courses in the UK.
Updated: Patient air transport during the Covid-19 pandemic
Terry Martin discusses the considerations that should be given careful examination before operators take on air medical flights of Covid-19 patients