So you can’t come and visit our air ambulance physically? No worries. Here is a description of where to find us, what our offices look like and some pictures. Our headquarters and operational base is at the Quits Aviation Terminal, Execujet Hangar 1, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. The Execujet Hangar is the largest and most sophisticated fixed base operation hangar in West Africa.
Inside the hanger, our office is located on the 2nd floor of the Execujet building. It consists of a large airy boardroom, a crew lounge, an operations office for flight planning and emergency calls centre, an administrative office and most importantly, our medical equipment storage room.
Have you wondered what medical equipment
A listing of some of our equipment will include highly priced medical equipment like – Oxlog 3000 mechanical ventilators, Propaq Multi-parameter Patient monitor, Mindray patient monitor with AED, Infusion pumps, Oxygen cylinders, different medical consumables, and so on.
Our ‘Babypod’ is another of our priced equipment that ensures we are able to offer our neonatal/paediatric transport service. The ‘Babypod’ helps to keep premature babies safe, warm and comfortable during air ambulance transportation when they are critically unwell.
We recently acquired the Lifeport Patient Loading Utility System + Aerosled TS Stretcher system which is the latest in its category in terms of medical technology and costs quite a fortune. With this new addition to our equipment list, we are able to significantly improve patient’s comfort during transfer.
Our medical stretcher for commercial aircraft (Emergency Transport Unit) is also a
The services provided by the Flying Doctors Nigeria Air Ambulance Crew apart from its critical life –saving role – also reduce the cost for healthcare while increasing the quality. The air ambulance does this by bridging the gap between areas that lack state-of-the-art
Our service also benefits the country in terms of medical tourism into Nigeria and thus brings in revenue for the country. Many times we have had to transport critically ill patients from neighbouring West African countries into the country to receive life-saving medical intervention. The government present policy of visa on arrival has gone a long way in making this possible.
So you have contemplating visiting our office any time soon? We have given you a virtual tour of what it looks like and hopefully, it will broaden your understanding of what an air ambulance is all about. To see all this and more, you can step into our hanger and our ground operations team will be glad to give you a full tour. And if you are lucky to come when one of our mission-ready aircraft is on
Link to the full article on This Day by Olusanya Ademiluyi https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/12/28/a-day-with-the-flying-doctors/