Development of a customised iPhone/iPad Application (App) for MedSTAR operational teams.
MedSTAR has twelve staff who hold University Adjunct Titles for their contribution and work in post graduate teaching or education.
MedSTAR has eight doctors trained for Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) who are able to be deployed by the State in an emergency.
Launch of the MedSTAR Kids ambulance by the Minister for Health and Ageing to improve service delivery to neonatal and paediatric patients.
MedSTAR achieved first place in The Aeromedical Society of Australasia and Flight Nurses Australia, 24th Scientific Meeting, Sim Cup competition.
Coordination and management of all Inter-hospital transfers is now through the SA Ambulance Service Emergency Operations Centre by dedicated MedSTAR staff.
Dr Andrew Pearce, Clinical Director, Training and Education was awarded the SA Emergency Services Medal in 2012.
Implementation of SACAD, GRS and MDT technology to improve tasking and continue our journey of integration with SA Ambulance Service.
Production of a soft plush toy helicopter i.e. ‘RED”, for use by MedSTAR Kids staff to improve the experience for Paediatric patients.
Critical Care Procedures introduced for MedSTAR Kids staff to improve clinical care for patients.
Negotiation and launch of new Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) contract for a fixed wing platform to help us deliver emergency medical retrievals and inter-hospital transfers.
Completion of Health Workforce Australia, Simulation Learning Environment grant project resulting in training simulation units, a mobile extrication unit and associated high fidelity training equipment.
Medical Retrieval Consultants (MRC’s) are now trained for Bronze/Silver Medical Command /Major Medical Incident Command in a major incident.