New Zealand Air Ambulance Service
New Zealand Air Ambulance Service

Clinical Capabilities

Our medical team are skilfully trained in caring for injured or critically ill patients in a transport and aeromedical environment.

Our doctors hold specialist qualifications in intensive care or emergency medicine and our flight nurses have extensive and varied experience in high acuity areas. They have all completed NZFNA Certified Flight Nurse Training, ACLS Level 6 and many have completed Helicopter Underwater Escape Training.

We have a comprehensive range of patient monitoring and state-of-the-art life support equipment to provide optimal patient care including:

 »» Zoll X Series Monitors
»» Hamilton T1 Ventilators
»» Baby Pod II
»» EVAC-U-Splint Adult
»» I-STAT Blood Analyser
»» Paediatric Vacuum Mattress
»» Laerdal Compact Suction Unit 3 (LCSU4)
»» B Braun Syringe and Large Volume Infusion Pumps
»» Z-IO Intraosseous Vascular Access System
»» Portable 02 Concentrator
»» Portable Ultrasound
»» AED Defibrillator
»» Isolation Pod (for infectious patients)