What does Good Governance look like for Onsite Industrial Health Services?
Over the years I have had the opportunity to visit a number of different industrial sites where onsite health services are provided and have recently reflected on how differently they are all staffed and managed. In an industrial context it is quite common that there is only one site nurse or Paramedic and that this […] The post What does Good Governance look like for Onsite Industrial Health Serv...
Sitemed- 10 tips for selecting an Industrial Paramedic Provider
The company has experience working in an industrial setting. The majority of the work in an industrial setting is managing illness, health promotion/health prevention (primary health) and safety related functions with a small part of the role emergency response/emergency medicine. While it is critical that emergency medical care can be provided, if the staff member […] The post Sitemed- 10 tips f...
Sitemed- What Continuing Professional Development should Industrial Paramedics Do?
Continuing professional development or CPD is the means by which health professionals maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence, and develop the personal and professional qualities required throughout their professional lives. Registered Health Professionals who are engaged in any form of practice are required to participate regularly in CPD that is relevant […] The...
With Medpod, Sitemed adds another innovative medical facility to the mining industry of South Australia. The post Sitemed’s Medpod appeared first on .
Outback medical crew wins prestigious national business award
GRABBING a niche opportunity with passion and tenacity has earned Nicole Nott and her Port Adelaide-based Sitemed team a prestigious national award. Sitemed was named last night as the winner of the start-up category of the Telstra Australian Business awards. They were joined on the podium by John Nitschke Drilling, from Hahndorf, as regional winner. […] The post Outback medical crew wins prestigi...
Sitemed- New Paramedic Protection of Title Legislation in SA
On September 1st 2014 legislation will come into effect in South Australia to protect the title of Paramedic. If you are an employer operating across boundaries or from interstate and coming into South Australia you must take steps to ensure you provide Paramedic staff who meet the minimum state requirements. It will be an offence […] The post Sitemed- New Paramedic Protection of Title Legislation...
Should you buy medicines on the internet?
Sitemed is concerned about the frequent advice we receive from the Therapeutic Goods Agency (TGA) about the number of medications entering into Australia from overseas that contain prescription only medicines which are not declared and the risk they pose to health. Here is the latest warning from the TGA. https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/slyn-both-both-men-women-capsules#.U_P4hPmSxqU The post Should y...
Sitemed’s Chris Simmons Treks Kokoda
Sitemed’s Chris Simmons spent a very special ANZAC Day 2014 in Papua New Guinea. Have a look at his pictures and story below. Recently I had the great opportunity to be apart of a very special trip with NSW Police legacy to walk the Kokoda track and follow in the footsteps of our Aussie heroes […] The post Sitemed’s Chris Simmons Treks Kokoda appeared first on .
Sitemed lands Arrium Mining contract
Onsite health and emergency response company Sitemed has won the contract to provide medical and rescueservices at Arrium Mining’s South Middleback Ranges (SMR) mine site near Whyalla. Sitemed will support the mine’s 300-strong workforce with a 24/7 onsite medical centre and the capability to respond to a range of medical and emergency incidents. Sitemed’s General Manager, Nicole Nott, said […] Th...