St. David’s HealthCare provides a Neonatal Transport Team, which includes a transport registered nurse and respiratory therapist who have specialized training in neonatal care and procedures. High-risk neonates are transported within a 150-mile radius to a St. David’s HealthCare Level III NICU.
A Maternal Transport Team is also available to transport high-risk expectant mothers prior to giving birth.
Transport teams are on-call 24/7 to transport via air or ground ambulance. Upon arrival at a St. David’s HealthCare hospital, the neonate or mother receives care from appropriate medical personnel including board certified maternal fetal specialists, neonatologists, obstetrician/gynecologists, anesthesiologists and other board certified physicians such as cardiologists, neurologists, pediatric surgeons, nephrologists or other specialists as needed.