SENIOR doctors and nurses at Mildura Base Hospital (MBH) have become the first in regional Victoria to receive advanced team training under a new program delivered by the state’s leading trauma specialists.
The project is led by surgeons from Australia’s biggest trauma centre – The Alfred hospital – and aims to ensure the outcomes for road trauma victims in the critical first hours following an accident are as good as possible.
MBH medical services director Dr Kate McConnon said the training involved the hospital’s specialist doctors and nurses, who provide emergency care of road trauma patients.
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