1300MEDICS is proud to provide high quality risk management and “on-site” emergency pre-hospital medical services to all our clients. Our management team - all practicing healthcare professionals - work in partnership with our clients to ensure that our services adapt dynamically to the changing needs of their unique environment.
Our staff receive training and clinical support, and carry equipment which is benchmarked against national ambulance services. Our clients are fully supported through the pre-event risk management process, on event day with flexible and reliable service delivery, and with comprehensive post-event reporting.
1300MEDICS is the only Queensland based provider of paramedics and medical services that is owned and managed by qualified and experienced emergency health care professionals. This additional experience and training helps us to ensure our service is delivered at the highest possible level; that our clinical skills and training is up to date and aligned with the best evidence, and that our service is benchmarked against major emergency health care providers including hospitals and government ambulance services.
Ethan Dooley (Managing Director) RN, BN, DipParaSci(Ambulance), MPA
Ethan is a qualified paramedic and registered nurse working in intensive care, with a broad range of qualifications and experience. Ethan holds recognised certifications in - Sports Medicine, ALS (Advanced Life Support), APLS (Advanced Paediatric Life Support), PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support), Advanced ECG interpretation and Acute Complex Care. He is currently enrolled to undertake additional post-graduate studies in retrieval medicine and critical care through a Queensland university.
Ethan has coordinated hundreds of major events and mass gatherings across Queensland, NSW and Victoria, on behalf of/and in conjunction with - Event First Aid, 1300MEDICS, Sports Medicine Australia and St John Ambulance and Queensland & NSW Ambulance services. Ethan is also a qualified trainer and holds a certificate IV in training and education, instructing on courses from CPR & first aid through to certificate IV & diploma level medical courses. He has delivered training for a number of high profile clients including mine sites and the department of defence. Ethan is an experienced and trusted film medic and has worked on productions across Australia including international blockbusters.
Gerard McHugh (Operations Manager) BHSc(Paramedic)
Gerard is a qualified ambulance paramedic with nine years’ experience and advanced training which has led him to work in unique roles including Brisbane CBD Rapid Response Unit, and Operations Centre based role of Clinical Deployment Supervisor. He is also a Clinical Skills Tutor for Paramedicine at Queensland University of Technology.
Gerard provides operational supervision and staff coordination as well as client support for 1300MEDICS.
Dr Sean Wing (Medical Director) MBBS, BHSc(Paramedic)
Sean was a foundation partner of 1300MEDICS in 2008. A qualified and still practicing ambulance paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service, Sean’s prehospital and special event experience includes training and education for St John Ambulance, as well as service delivery across Queensland at major public events and mass gatherings for St John and Sports Medicine Australia. Sean subsequently completed medical school through the University of Queensland and is now undertaking specialist training in emergency medicine at a major suburban Brisbane hospital. Sean is also completing postgraduate studies through the James Cook University in public health and tropical medicine with a special interest in the health of mass gatherings.
Sean is an experienced educator and is a Queensland Health instructor for Advanced Life Support. Integrated simulation is also a special interest area and Sean has lead the development of training through simulating medical emergencies at the Ipswich Hospital. He has completed the internationally accredited Major Incident Medical Management course at the Commander level as well as recognised certifications in Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Prehospital Trauma Life Support and Emergency Crisis Resource Management. Sean is one of the contributing authors of the Motorcycling Australia National Medical Code.