medic 1 - event medical services

We have a strategic alliance with Medic 1 for qualified medics (former ambulance officers), advanced first aid and event medical services.

Medic 1 was established to meet increasing demand for trained medics with frontline experience (including former nurses and ambulance officers). Do you need a trained medic for your event or private function? When a volunteer with a first aid certificate is not enough, contact Medic 1. 

Medic 1 was founded by Dion Neill who was a front line ambulance officer for 10 years and held a number of leadership positions with St John. Dion is a recipient of the St John service medal, New Zealand defence forces service medal and Wellington Free Ambulance long service award. Dion has also been a community based responder with GoodSAM for over 5 years. 

Medic 1 operates in the greater Wellington, Manawatu and Wairarapa regions with alliance partners throughout New Zealand. We have a lengthy track record of delivering 24/7 nationwide services to the film, television and event management sector. We also support local schools, sports clubs and community organisations by offering special rates for our event medical services.     

Our experience is a volunteer with a first aid certificate is simply not enoughMedic 1 was established to meet increasing demands for trained medics with front line experience (including former paramedics, ambulance officers and first responders).

The majority of our medics at your event are likely to be qualified first responders who are trained to provide a high standard of pre-hospital emergency care. We believe this level of care is vital to be able to properly differentiate between patients who may be treated on site from patients who require more intensive care in hospital.

The presence of Medic 1 can help to reassure your staff, spectators, participants and the public by being on-site to provide first aid and emergency care (including basic life support). We are here to assist you in mitigating any risk at your event, contact us now to book Medic 1 for your next event to ensure your first aid and patient care obligations are met. 

It's important to note that Medic 1 does not provide ambulance or patient transport services. We have a strategic alliance with a reputable private ambulance provider, we can facilitate patient transfer and non-urgent ambulance services throughout New Zealand. Please contact us for more information. 

The Medic 1 team proudly supports Te reo Māori.

Medic /Manapou (noun) - anything to support life, sustenance.

Event Medical Services

The majority of Medic 1 staff deployed at your event are likely to be first responders who are trained to provide high standards of emergency care. We believe this level of training is vital to be able to properly differentiate between patients who may be treated on site from patients who require more intensive care and transport to hospital.

Medic 1 ensures that all of our people are properly trained and qualified. Medic 1 provide medics wear a distinctive uniform, which includes high visibility shirt and safety vest. The presence of Medic 1 can help to reassure your staff, spectators, participants and the public by being on-site to provide essential first aid and emergency care.

Medic 1 does not provide registered paramedics or patient transport services. Contact Medic 1 to book a trained and qualified medic  for your next event or private function to ensure your first aid and patient care obligations are met. If you need a service that's not available on the Medic 1 website, complete the contact page on the Medic 1 website for assistance. 

Community events

Shows and festivals

Corporate events

Sporting events

Equestrian events

Film productions

Television commercials

Any event, venue or private function