COVID-19: Medical transfer (road and air)

Information on international aeromedical transfer of patients without COVID-19, and on international or domestic medical transfer of patients with or suspected to have COVID-19.

International aeromedical transfers of non-COVID patients

These documents outline the infection prevention and control precautions that should be followed by medical attendants when escorting non-COVID patients.

New Zealand-based medical attendants

Overseas medical attendants

International or domestic transfers of patients with suspected/probable/confirmed COVID-19

Aeromedical transfer of patients

This document outlines infection prevention precautions when managing patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection requiring transportation by rotary or fixed wing aircraft.

Road ambulance transfer of patients

This document outlines infection prevention precautions when managing patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection requiring assessment or transportation by road ambulance personnel.

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