Consultation opened on 23 November 2015. Closing date 22 January 2016.
Following the Minister’s Assembly Statement on 3rd September 2015, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) ran a public consultation to seek the views of stakeholders about the key issues related to the establishment of a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS). The key issues were: management and funding models, medical staffing models, target patient groups, home base location, and collaboration with other services. The consultation report (March 2016) below provides a summary the feedback received through the consultation and the Department's response to the key issues.