Technical Tours

Technical Tour 1  |  Technical Tour 2 

 

All technical tours will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday 11 May 2022 and are included in full registrations.
Places for each technical tour are limited, subject to availability and will be allocated on a first-in-first-served basis.
Technical tours can be selected when registering for the conference via the online registration form

TECHNICAL TOUR 1 - RFDS Jandakot airport

Western Australia is a vast and remote state and making sure people across the regions have access to health care and emergency, life-saving treatment is what the team do at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations. There is a team of medical clinicians and pilots who are committed to providing the finest care to the furthest corner of WA. Together they provide fast, free and efficient emergency retrievals, GP health clinics, dentistry, telehealth and medical chests. They bring the hospital emergency room, GP clinic, dentist chair, pharmacy and our dedicated professionals to patients when they need us the most.

This Technical Tour will take place at the RFDS Jandakot Facility. The Jandakot base was established in 1964 and is located at Jandakot Airport, the second busiest airport in the Southern Hemisphere. Jandakot is the primary transfer base in WA, with administrative offices, state wide coordination centre, training facilities for nurses, doctors and pilots, an engineering hangar and patient transfer facilities. As the primary transfer base, Jandakot receives patients from all over the state, and performs patient repatriation to remote locations around WA.

Meeting point: Foyer, Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre - Level 1
Time: Meet at 1:30pm for a prompt departure
Return: A bus will return delegates back to the Perth Convention Centre by 4:30pm
PPE: Enclosed comfortable shoes    

 

TECHNICAL TOUR 2 - FIONA STANLEY HOSPITAL

“A First Class Health Facility 8 years old – the lessons learned”. As the major tertiary hospital in the south metropolitan area, Fiona Stanley Hospital offers a high standard of patient care to communities south of Perth and across the State. A leader in clinical care, research and education, their 783-bed, public hospital ranks among the best in Australia and offers a comprehensive suite of clinical services including:

  • acute, general and specialist medical and surgical services
  • subacute services including rehabilitation and aged care
  • comprehensive cancer services
  • State adult burns unit
  • State rehabilitation service including ventilator dependent quadriplegic service and spinal outreach service
  • State heart, lung and bone marrow transplant service
  • emergency and intensive care
  • mental health
  • maternity, paediatric and neonatal services.

 

Meeting point: Foyer, Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre - Level 1
Time: Meet at 1:30pm for a prompt departure
Return: A bus will return delegates back to the Perth Convention Centre by 4:30pm
PPE: Enclosed comfortable shoes