Aeromedical retrieval


Guidelines represent the views of the Southampton Oxford Neonatal Transport team. They have been produced after careful consideration of available evidence in conjunction with clinical expertise and experience.

The guidance does not override the individual responsibility of healthcare professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient.

Clinical advice is always available from SONeT on a case by case basis. Please feel free to contact us regarding these documents if there are any queries


Guidelines for aeromedical transport using The Children's Air Ambulance (TCAA)

Air transfer - clinical management 

Related appendices

  1. Flow chart for rotary wing transfers
  2. Weight of the equipment
  3. Landing sites
  4. Important contact numbers
  5. TCAA child patient transport system user guide
  6. Air competency framework
  7. SONeT flight checklist
  8. Helicopter request form

8.1 Helicopter request form crib sheet

9. Setting up the stretcher

10. Use of inhaled nitric oxide in flight

11. TCAA feedback form

12. TCAA incidence form