Policies and Procedures

For interest some of our procedures are available below, although the links on this page are not regularly updated and this blog should not be considered the source of current procedural documents for HEMS employees.

Clinical Helicopter Operating Procedures have been replaced with ‘Clinical Practice Standards’ and are continually being updated. Employees should consult the Air Maestro system for the most current procedures.


Helicopter Operating Procedures (HOPs) – Clinical

Heli-Cli.22 – Mission Documentation

Heli-Cli.21-Pre Hospital Mission Work Flow

Heli-Cli.20 – Controlled Drugs

Heli-Cli.19 – Traumatic Haemorrhage Control

Heli-Cli.18 – Advanced Airway

Heli-Cli.17 – Major Incident V2

Heli-Cli.16 – Pre-Hospital Scene Safety

Heli-Cli.14 – Neuro Protection

Heli-Cli.13 – Pre-Hospital Traumatic Brain Injury

Heli-Cli.12 – Difficult Oxygenation

Heli-Cli.11 – Blood Management V2

Heli-Cli.10 – Pronouncing Life Extinct

AO.CLI.08 – Major Burns


Heli-Cli.06 – Traumatic Cardiac Arrest

HELI-CLI.05 ECMO Retrieval V2 – approved 14102014

AO.CLI 04_Ultrasound 01 10 2019


AO.CLI.02 – Prehospital Emergency Anaesthesia V4.0

Heli-Cli.01 Defibrillation

Heli-Cli .09 – Blunt Thoracic Trauma V2


Supporting Documents

Prehospital Emergency Anaesthesia Manual 3.0




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