Insight Seminar - Helicopter Emergency Medical Services: How Close is Too Close?

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Insight Seminar - Helicopter Emergency Medical Services: How Close is Too Close?

03 Oct 2017, 10:00 - 11:30

Paul Cornu Theatre


Facilitated by: Association of Air Ambulances 

This seminar will highlight the challenges and processes put in place when landing helicopters within degrading environments and un-surveyed landing sites. It will also feature an insight on landing to the benefit of the patient and how to ensure landing is undertaken in a safe and correct manner.

Moderator: Clive Dickin, National Director, Association of Air Ambulances 

10:00-10:05 | Welcome & Introduction
Clive Dickin, National Director, Association of Air Ambulances

10:05-10:25 | Removing the Uncertainty
Nigel Hare, Operations Director, Devon Air Ambulance Trust

10:25-10:45 | Safety from a Patient’s Perspective 
Dr Jose Gutierrez, Medical Director, Babcock Mission Critical Services

10:45-11:05 | Presentation title
Speaker TBC

11:05-11:30 | Panel discussion and audience Q&A

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Programme subject to change



  • Clive Dickin


    National Director

    Association of Air Ambulances

    Clive joined the AAA in April 2012 following working within the classic aviation sector. With over 25 years’ experience in membership third sector...

  • Dr Jose Gutierrez


    Medical Director

    Babcock Mission Critical Services

    Born and raised in Spain, Jose Gutierrez started more than 25 years ago working in different emergency services and for the last 15 years in critical...

  • Nigel Hare


    Operations Director

    Devon Air Ambulance Trust

    Nigel started his HEMS career in 1997 as a flight paramedic and has subsequently held roles in clinical support training, training, CRM and...


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