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Adj Assoc Professor Ian Patrick began his career in Ambulance in 1976 in Melbourne and has worked through MICA and Management roles in Metropolitan and Rural Victoria. He has also worked on road in Tasmania.

After 31 years in Ambulance Victoria the last 15 years in senior management, Ian consulted, nationally and internationally before taking a position as Clinical Services Director, National Ambulance Company in Abu Dhabi in 2010. He joined RCH in March 2012 as Director Emergency Retrieval and Referral Service to bring together the neonatal, paediatric and perinatal services into an amalgamated service in the new RCH.

In 2015 he returned to Ambulance Victoria as General Manager Clinical & Community Services, Ambulance Victoria. He also is an Adjunct associate Professor Monash University department of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science. Ian has researched and contributed to published papers relating to prehospital care. He is a Fellow, Life Member and Past President of Paramedics Australasia, the peak professional body for Paramedics in Australasia.

Ian Patrick will be presenting at #SPAIC2017 on the Thunderstorm Asthma crisis that hit Victoria on November the 21st, 2016. Ian will discuss how Ambulance Victoria approached this major incident and what considerations we need to know moving forward. Don't miss out - get your tickets here!


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