Together ACT Ambulance, ACT Health and Toll form the Toll SouthCare Rescue Helicopter team. The SouthCare team provides expert aviation and advanced critical care medical and rescue operations to the ACT and NSW Southern Eastern Region.
The SouthCare team consists of 16 ACT Health doctors from Capital Region Retrieval Services, 11 ACT Ambulance flight intensive care paramedics, 10 Toll pilots and aircrewman and two engineering personnel. ACT Health provides the medical flight crew to the service from staff employed by the Capital Region Retrieval Service (CRRS).The medical crew are highly skilled Emergency, Intensive Care and Anaesthetic consultants and senior registrars. The Toll SouthCare Rescue Helicopter team have a wealth of aeromedical experience and undergo rigorous and ongoing training to ensure they are prepared for any mission scenario.
More than 470 missions were carried out in 2017 with a team committed to continuing to provide the very best care and rescue to people in the communities they reach in 2018 and beyond. The Toll SouthCare Rescue Helicopter team services a large area and has been to many locations some of which include, Moruya, Bega, Eden, Snowy Mountains, Cooma, Wagga Wagga, Griffith, Hay, Narrandera, Temora, Harden, Crookwell and Goulburn.