There has been a few incidents with certain nasal airways getting dislodged and causing blockages. Please click the links below to see the SBAR from Sentara and a PDF poster that was created regarding this issue. Feel free to distribute as you see fit.
Sentara Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance transitioned from its original ground helipad at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital to a rooftop array 296 feet above grade
on May 1, 2019. The new rooftop site includes a 45’ x 45’ pad exclusively for Nightingale and an adjacent 65’ x 65’ pad for other air ambulances in the region and U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy helicopters, which called at the hospital 21 times in 2018.
During a beautiful afternoon at Harbor Park in Norfolk on June 16, 2019, the Tidewater EMS Council presented ten regional EMS awards and a special lifetime achievement award. The awards presentation was part of the council's annual EMS family day at the ballpark attended by some 400 responders, dispatchers, emergency department staff and their families.
Dear Healthcare Community,
The Tidewater Emergency Medical Services Council takes great pleasure in announcing that we have selected Stephanie M. Hackett to serve as the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Medical Response System (HRMMRS) Program Coordinator.