Workforce wellbeing and support

Dr Alana Harper1,2 1Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand Healthcare professional wellbeing is now part of the “Quadruple Aim”. According to the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) burnout leads to lower levels...
  • March 11, 2020
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Mrs Trisha Cooke1, Ms Tara Fuller1 1SAAS Medstar, Adelaide Airport, Australia Recently both New Zealand and Australia have experienced significant traumatic events. Emergency services have been stretched as they care for the patients and the public in the face of...
  • March 10, 2020
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Dr Louise Park1 1Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust, Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand Emergency medical providers, especially those who work in the field of pre-hospital and retrieval medicine, are exposed to extraordinary amounts of workplace stress. Our “office” is filled with emotionally...
  • March 10, 2020
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Dr Andrew Hooper1 1RFDS Western Operations, Jandakot, Australia Jet aircraft have been part of the aviation world since the middle of the last century, and have been embraced by aeromedical organisations needing aircraft with the range and capability to transport...
  • March 10, 2020
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Mr Matt Glynn1, Mr Ben McCauley 1Babcock Mission Critical Services Australasia Pty Ltd, Adelaide , Australia Having attended 3 shark attacks in the space of 8 weeks in late 2018, Ben will share his experiences as a Rescue Crew Officer...
  • March 10, 2020
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Ms Anna Kaider1 1Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, West Melbourne, Australia Historically there has been no specific, recognised training path or qualification for doctors working in PHRM. This year the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), in collaboration with the...
  • March 10, 2020
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Dr Nick Johnson1 1LifeFlight Retrieval Medicine, Toowoomba, Australia Pre-hospital traumatic limb amputation is life-changing for the patient and an immensely challenging situation for the medical team. It is a time and treatment critical event, which requires immediate resuscitation, often coupled...
  • March 10, 2020
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Mr Ben Meadley1,2,3, Dr Kelly-Ann Bowles1,3, Professor Karen Smith1,2,3, Associate Professor Maxine Bonham1,4 1Monash University Paramedic Health & Wellbeing Research Unit, Clayton, Australia, 2Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Australia, 3Department of Paramedicine, Monash University, Frankston, Australia, 4Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food,...
  • March 10, 2020
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Ms Fiona Williams1 1Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue Service Limited, Broadmeadow, Australia The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) is an Australian not-for-profit organisation providing world class aeromedical, search and rescue services to the communities of Northern NSW.  The Service partners with...
  • March 10, 2020
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Dr Caroline Macari1 1CareFlight NSW, Drummoyne, Australia CareFlight is a diverse organization with bases throughout Australia and a wide variety of staff: doctors, nurses, aviation crew, drivers, HR staff and more. A lot of these staff, not just the medical...
  • March 10, 2020
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