Article Title

National Regulation


Ian Patrick

Author Biography

Ian is the National President for the Australian College of Ambulace Professionals, and General Manager of Clinical & Non Emergency Operations for Metropolitan Ambulance Service (MAS) in Victoria, Australia, where he has held this position since 1995. He is responsible for managing all Clinical Audit for the organisation and the setting of standards in Clinical practice through the Medical Standards Committee. He has 25 years experience as a paramedic and extensive ambulance management experience.

Ian has represented MAS on the Ministerial Taskforce on Education and Training and the Ministerial Taskforce Working Party on Trauma and Emergency Care. He has a wide range of professional affiliations and Committee roles including the Australasian Trauma Society, State Trauma Committee, Convention of Ambulance Authorities Clinical Committee and the Australian Resuscitation Council Victoria committee.

Ian has presented papers at national and international conferences. He is involved as a Researcher with a number of trials looking at aspects of prehospital care, and is currently a PhD supervisor at the University of Melbourne.