Advanced Retrieval Practitioner

Alistair joined the SAS in 1996 before moving to Manchester to train as a paramedic and returned to Scotland in 2004. He joined the Scottish Air Ambulance Service in 2006 working predominantly on Helimed 5 in Glasgow and took up a full time secondment with the EMRS as a retrieval practitioner in June 2011.

Alistair gained the DipIMC in 2009 and has completed a number of external courses in adult, paediatric, neonatal and trauma life support. He recently completed a gereric instructors course and hopes toteach on ALS and Basics courses in the future. Alistair completed a critical care module in 2010 and is now commencing a BSc in critical care at the Glasgow Caledonian University. He is the lead ARP for the services pre hospital response development.