CareFlight’s Sydney based Rapid Response Rescue Helicopter Service operates from the grounds of Westmead Hospital. The service flies specialist emergency doctors and paramedics directly to the scene of major trauma incidents. This means patients receive a hospital level of care in those critical early moments after a serious injury.
Read more about CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter Service.
This service evolved from a clinical trial which sought to determine whether on-scene physician intervention for head-injured patients results in better long-term outcomes. Read more about CareFlight’s Head Injury Research.