For any business/property managers, dealing with an emergency situation can be unexpected. But when one does arise, you need to be able to handle it in a quick and orderly fashion. Knowing who you need to contact can help you effectively manage a stressful and otherwise fatal scenario. That is why the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association (FHTA) is listing below the local ICE (In Case of Emergency) contact information which are crucial in times of these unexpected situations.
Emergency Rescue & Medevac Service with Air and Land Ambulance
AW 109 Helicopter – DQ EMS
*Helicopter OH&S safety training staff certification
*Specialized resort staff training programmes ensuring the best emergency outcomes
Fiji registration AIRMED
24/7 Emergency Assist: 7707700
International MedEvac coordinator
Tel: +(61) 411428681
*price on application
International Paramedic Rescue and Health Charity registered with the Australian Charity and Not for Profit Commission.
All Paramedics who assist developing ambulance services and currently working with St John Fiji, VERT Rescue Fiji with support from the Ministry of Health.
Will also assist with training of Ambulance staff and assist FNU develop an ambulance training course.
Mobile: +61 401097044
*Not for profit commission
Provision of a 24/7 telephone service to tourists, which connected ill or injured persons or their carers to a cascade of medical personnel according to urgency.
Reassurance that this system is overseen and supported by Australian expertise.
The same service would commit to training and support of local doctors and nurses, thereby building local capacity.
Dr Peter Wirth MBBS, FACEM
Senior Emergency Physician
Mobile: (61) 4170 11738
*Reduced costs from unnecessary retrievals through direct involvement of Australian specialist doctors in identifying appropriateness of each case and/or from preventable deaths where available levels of medical expertise are currently deficient. Reduced insurance premiums to operators.
- 24/7/365 Medical Access to Doctors Designated Resort Staff in over 90 Languages
- Medical Service Provider Referral
- Arrangement of Hospital Admission
- Guarantee of Medical Expenses Incurred during Hospitalization & Monitoring of Medical Condition *
- Arrangement of Emergency Medical Evacuation *
- Arrangement of Emergency Medical Repatriation
- Arrangement of Return of Minor Children *
- Arrangement of Repatriation of Mortal Remains
- First Aid Kits
- First Aid Training
* Subject to securing additional payment from the guest or their family
Andrew Candelet (Intl.SOS)
Tel: +61 7 3198 7025/+61 428 369465
Sara Shaw (MedAire)
Tel. +61 7 3198 7008/+61 409 020932
*Annual fees per resort. Extras (optional)
To introduce LifeFlight Fiji, a not-for-profit joint venture which is aimed at provided local Aeromedical evacuations and rescue services for locals and tourists as well as international evacuations.
Air Ambulance – In partnership with LifeFlight Australia, we will coordinate Air Ambulance retrieval services
Helicopter Rescue – With our helicopter assets and trained crews, we will be ready to deploy for any aero-medical or search & rescue missions
Emergency Response – Working with our community-focused partners, we have the capability to deploy Rapid Response Units within selected areas.
Medevac and Search & Rescue
Mobile: 9933907 / 7751401