Responsibility for patient care is paramount throughout this whole process which every health professional is accountable for.

Initially it is held with the referring team, subsequently the aero medical team and the receiving units, all working in partnership to deliver the highest standard of care at all times.

The responsibility for the care of the patient is a continuum of responsibility over the whole transport event…it must be timely, safe and efficient, requiring a high degree of coordination between all service providers’

Paediatric Intensive Care Retrieval - NHS England