All stations are equipped with small, comprehensive medical suites.
Medical facilities include:
- consultation and examination room
- small operating theatre and dental suite
- well-stocked pharmacy
- diagnostic laboratory
In emergencies, expeditioners may assist the station medical practitioner. These expeditioners have done special training in Hobart to act as lay surgical assistants.
AAD Polar Medicine staff, and a network of medical specialists around Australia, are on call to provide medical advice if needed.