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Our Approach

Safety & Reliability

Our priority is always the safety of patients and our staff – the aeromedical jets have impeccable safety, operations and maintenance records.

Medical excellence

We utilise highly qualified medical professionals, adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism, and utilise state of the art equipment to give the best possible care.

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Efficiency & Flexibility

We know response time is critical when lives are on the line. We focus on fast response time and the ability to meet last minute changes.

Our Core Services

Safe and rapid bed-to-bed transportation of patients

Medical evacuation

Domestic and International retrieval of critically ill and injured patients.

Inter-hospital transfer

Scheduled transfer of patients between hospitals at home or abroad.

Donor organ transport

Fast response to get organs to where they are needed for transplant.

We can also provide dedicated aircraft for fixed period contracts to suit your aeromedical needs.

Our Team

Dr John Affleck

Medical Director

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Bringing decades of experience in aviation medicine and having undertaken countless inter-state and international retrievals, Dr Affleck leads the medical team at MEDEVAC. FLIGHTS.

Formally the Chief Medical Officer of The Royal Flying Doctors and Medical Director of Sydney International Airport Medical Centre, he is also an Aeromedical Retrieval Consultant for WingAway.

Dr Affleck is a Foundation Fellow of the Australian College of Aerospace Medicine, Associate Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association and an academician of the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine. He is the Director of Aerospace Health Australia and worked in Occupational and Aviation Medicine as DAME.

Peter Newman

Nursing Director

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Peter has over 15 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, working in Australia, Ireland, and the UK in areas of critical care including Emergency and Aeromedical Retrieval.

Peter has previously been employed by large assistance companies, including Customer Care (World Travel Protection) and Mondial Assistance (Allianz Global Assistance) as a Medical Case Manager and Aeromedical Retrieval Nurse. He has acted in or held previous management positions in Emergency settings.

In 2015 Peter was made a Member of the Order of St John (MStJ), for his work with St John Ambulance, where he held the position of State Nursing Officer (QLD) for a number of years. Peter continues to be an advisor to the Board of St John (QLD) as the Nursing representative on the Medical Policy Committee.

Peter holds postgraduate qualifications in Aeromedical Retrieval and Business, and is working towards completing his Masters in Healthcare Management. Peter is a member of Flight Nurses Australia and the College of Emergency Nurses Australasia.

William Cassidy

Managing Director

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Having worked in the finance sector for several years, including Deutsche Bank in London, William moved back to Australia and channelled his experiences into a more innovative field, taking on the challenge to improve the financial strength and operational procedures for a leading Australian online retailer. He later created a Fin-Tech company to solve the problems he saw with online retail, which was sold at the end of 2015.

William now leads the MEDEVAC.FLIGHTS business, bringing together skills learnt in his previous roles and a love of science, technology and medicine to deliver aeromedical flights in the most efficient way possible. He holds a Master of Finance, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Commerce.

Other special mission offerings include
paediatric and bariatric services.