EpiShuttle

DRF issue 2020 Annual Report

DRF issue 2020 Annual Report

6-Aug-2021Source: DRF Luftrettung

Not a single helicopter of the DRF Luftrettung has remained on the ground due to corona since the pandemic changed the world in spring 2020 and presented one of Europe’s leading air rescue organizations with unprecedented challenges. The Friends of the DRF Luftrettung supported the necessary measures to overcome the crisis with all the means... Read more

EU commits €220 million for safe COVID patient transport

EU commits €220 million for safe COVID patient transport

3-Nov-2020Source: EpiGuard

Safe transport of contagious patients is essential to in order to utilize hospital capacity during the second wave of Covid19. Today President Ursula von der Leyen announced that the European Commission are making € 220 million available to finance safe cross-border transfers of patients. – We experience that finance is at a critical point. Luxemburg... Read more

COVID19 – EpiShuttle arrives in France for evaluation

COVID19 – EpiShuttle arrives in France for evaluation

27-May-2020Source: EpiGuard

The isolation pod known as the EpiShuttle has finally reached France for evaluation from professional caretakers and medical transport. France is still comping with a large amount of corona patients and high rates of critical cases. The EpiShuttle is already in service with The Royal Air Force in Scotland, The Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Royal... Read more

COVID19 – Christoph München in action with EpiShuttle

COVID19 – Christoph München in action with EpiShuttle

20-May-2020Source: DRF Luftrettung

Christoph München is another helicopter of the DRF Luftrettung equipped with a so-called “EpiShuttle”, a special insulation stretcher. The medical crews at the station have been trained in the past two days with instructions and training on how to use the system safely and practiced. To protect patients and crews, the “Christoph Munich” intensive care helicopter,... Read more

Rendsburg station equipped with EpiShuttle

Rendsburg station equipped with EpiShuttle

29-Apr-2020Source: DRF Luftrettung

As another helicopter of the DRF Luftrettung “Christoph 42” will be equipped with a so-called “EpiShuttle”, a special insulation stretcher, at the end of this week. The medical crews at the station are currently receiving instructions and training on how to use the system safely and practiced. To protect patients and crews, the “Christoph 42”,... Read more

First use with DRF Luftrettung EpiShuttle for Civil Air Ambulance

First use with DRF Luftrettung EpiShuttle for Civil Air Ambulance

9-Apr-2020Source: DRF Luftrettung

The Civil Air Ambulance (AMB) intensive care helicopter, which is primarily provided for the transport of COVID-19 patients, has been in use for a good week. Last week, the helicopter was the first in the DRF fleet to be equipped with an EpiShuttle and has already completed its first operation with the special insulating stretcher:... Read more

RAF Helicopters Support Scottish Ambulance Service Trials

RAF Helicopters Support Scottish Ambulance Service Trials

6-Apr-2020Source: Royal Air Force

RAF Puma helicopters based at Kinloss Barracks in Moray have been supporting the Scottish Ambulance Service with the trials of the EpiShuttle medical isolation and transportation system as part of the Scottish Government’s coronavirus response. The Scottish Ambulance Service has trialled the use of the EpiShuttle to enable the safe and swift transportation of patients... Read more

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