Road Ambulance Service

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Reliable road transport when you need it

RFDS Road Transport

As a proven and trusted health care provider, the Royal Flying Doctor Service has been improving and saving lives across Australia for over 90 years.

While our origins are in aeromedical retrieval, the RFDS delivers quality 24/7 health care services including road transport for low-acuity patients. 

We continually invest in our people, equipment and technology to ensure the finest patient-centred care.

The RFDS Road Ambulance Service is accredited to the National Health & Safety Quality Standards and is available statewide, providing comfortable and clinically appropriate transfers in and between metro Adelaide and regional centres, including:

› Transport following discharge from hospital to the home

› Transport to GP/specialist/x-ray appointments

› Transport to respite care facilities

› Transport and care at family/community events

› Palliative transport

    Our Road Ambulance Team in SA

    Our Team

    We are proud to offer around-the-clock access to a highly trained team of health professionals across various disciplines including:

    › Certificate IV qualified Patient Transport Officers

    › AHPRA-registered Paramedics

    › Clinical Consultants

    › 24/7 Operational Coordinators

    Our people undertake regular training to remain best-practice in innovative treatments, service delivery and patient-focused models of care. 

    We are able to provide bespoke transport options for Mental Health, Palliative Care, Aged Care and the Disability sector.

    Our Road Ambulance fleet in SA

    Our Fleet

    › 100% owned and maintained Mercedes Sprinter Ambulance Fleet

    › Interior fit-out co-designed by clinicians with patient experience as top priority

    › Powered Stryker stretchers

    › Modern cardiac monitors (Zoll X Series Monitor/Defibrillators)

    › Front and rear airconditioning/heating› Single or dual stretcher capability

    › Compact carry chairs to assist patients with poor mobility

    › State-of-the-art safety features› Easy navigation in tight spaces

    › Radio connectivity to RFDS Operations Communication Centre

    › Capability to participate in multi-agency talkgroups for major incident management

    To make an enquiry or request a quote, please complete the below form and a RFDS representative will be in touch within 24 hours.

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