air ambulance

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air ambulance

A specially equipped aircraft that can attend patients; take them from remote places to hospitals; transfer them between hospitals; and in some cases, attend accident scenes that are not easily accessible.
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This Helicopter Emergency Medical Service approval coupled with the NVIS approval allows Starlite to continue to engage in the highest standard of aviation safety practices.
His family has vowed to continue the campaign for a doctor-led helicopter emergency medical service and have urged members of the public to sign the petition in his memory.
The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service committee will meet Health Minister Bairbre de Brun on Tuesday.
Dr Russell, an Army major who is on a six-month secondment with the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, based at the Royal London, said the helicopter was airborne within minutes of the 999 call yesterday.
An accomplished aviator, he has worked as a helicopter pilot on the motion pictures "The Island," "Domino" and the upcoming "Waist Deep" and has also volunteered as a co-pilot for the LifeFlight Helicopter Emergency Medical Service.
Richard Armitage, Zoe Telford, Navin Chowdhry and Ciaran McMenamin play the medics of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS).
The national Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) committee has enlisted the support of Dr Tom Moffatt, the Minister for State at the Health Department.
The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service committee will meet the North's Health Minister Bairbre de Brun on Tuesday.
Bell Helicopter has revealed in an announcement on its finalization of a deal for supplying first two Bell 429 aircraft equipped with Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in the Middle East.
Instead, as she had a spinal injury and was in the middle of nowhere, the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service was alerted, and soon Sylvia was being whisked to hospital by air.
Allie has the real-life Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, based at the Royal London Hospital, to thank for looking the part of a dashing doc.
The plan is supported by the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, headed by Dr Jerry Cowley.

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