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Bedford, car vs ditch - Magpas Air Ambulance performs specialist procedure at scene

Bedford, car vs ditch - Magpas Air Ambulance performs specialist procedure at scene

At 9:46 last night (2nd), Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid and Paramedic Ollie Robinson arrived in Bedford via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called after a car left the road and ended up in a ditch - where a man was found in cardiac arrest.

When the Magpas enhanced medical team arrived, an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew had successfully resuscitated the patient (in his 70’s). The Magpas medical team then performed a road side surgical procedure, providing the man with enhanced A&E level care, after he went into a second cardiac arrest. The Magpas doctor and paramedic then accompanied the patient to Bedford Hospital, in a land ambulance, where upon arrival the man was in critical condition.

A Magpas Air Ambulance spokesperson said “This incident highlights how we can bring vital hospital level care to seriously ill patients when time is of the essence, 24/7 in the East of England and beyond.”

Bedfordshire police were also in attendance.

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Bedford, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Bedford, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 1:30pm yesterday afternoon (20th), Magpas Doctor Ed Barnard and Paramedic Oliver Robinson landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance - after a collision involving a car and a pedestrian, in a supermarket car park.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a woman (in her 70s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to put measures into place to protect the patient’s injuries, before transferring her by road to Bedford Hospital. The woman was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.
Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance.

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Bedford, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Bedford, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.06pm yesterday afternoon (11th) Magpas Doctors Ed Barnard and Alistair Steel, and Paramedic Dan Cody, landed in Bedford. They had been called to treat a pedestrian involved in a collision with a car.

The Magpas medical team assessed a woman (in her 30s) who had sustained serious injuries. They placed her into an induced coma at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before airlifting her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. She was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance.

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Bedford, cyclist vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Bedford, cyclist vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 7.01am this morning (10th), Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Dan Read arrived in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a cyclist involved in a collision with a car.

The Magpas medical team assessed a woman (in her 60’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before accompanying her by land ambulance to Bedford Hospital. She was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance.

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A6 Bedford, car vs tree - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

A6 Bedford, car vs tree - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 1:48pm this afternoon (8th), Magpas Doctor Steve Cory-Bass, Paramedic Dan Cody and Doctor Simon Lewis landed just south of the A6 near Bedford, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called out to a car that had left the road and collided with a tree.

The Magpas medical team assessed a woman (in her late teens) who had sustained a serious head injury. They worked alongside a Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue team and an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to move the patient safely out of the vehicle. The Magpas doctors and paramedic then anesthetised the young woman at the scene (giving her A&E level care), before air lifting her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. The patient was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The Magpas team also assessed a man (in his late teens) who suffered minor injuries.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Rob Davies.

Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance.

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A421 Bedford, two injured in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

A421 Bedford, two injured in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 8.26am this morning (15th), Magpas Doctors Mark Tehan and Tom Odbert, and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed beside the A421 in the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat two people injured when a car left the road.

The Magpas medical team assessed a woman (in her 40’s) and a teenage boy who had both sustained minor injuries and were trapped inside the vehicle. The team assisted the ambulance and fire services in extricating the patients from the vehicle. They then provided the woman with pain relief before accompanying them by land ambulance to Bedford Hospital. The patients were both in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew, Bedfordshire Police and Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Bedford, woman suffers collapse - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Bedford, woman suffers collapse - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 9.52pm on Wednesday evening (1st), Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived in Bedford, via the rapid response vehicle, to treat a woman who had collapsed.

The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her 30s) and anaesthetised her at the scene (giving her A&E level care). They then accompanied her by land ambulance to Bedford Hospital where she was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

An EEAST paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Bedford, woman injured in equestrian incident – Magpas flies to her

Bedford, woman injured in equestrian incident – Magpas flies to her

At 2.10pm on Sunday afternoon (6th), Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Bedford via the air ambulance to treat a woman thrown from a horse.

The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who had suffered a back injury. The patient was given pain relief before being flown to Luton and Dunstable Hospital where she was in a stable condition on arrival.

EEAST Ambulance Service were also in attendance.

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Bedford, man injured in 2x vehicle collision – Magpas flies to him

Bedford, man injured in 2x vehicle collision – Magpas flies to him

At 4.53pm on Tuesday afternoon (23rd), Magpas Doctor Ali Hieatt and Paramedic Chris Hawkins landed in Bedford via the air ambulance at the scene of a collision involving two vehicles.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 20s), a passenger in one of the vehicles, who had suffered head injuries. The team anaesthetised the patient (providing him with A&E level care) before accompanying him by land ambulance to Luton and Dunstable Hospital, where he was in a stable condition on arrival.

EEAST Ambulance Service crews assessed and treated other patients at the scene.

The Helicopter team who flew to the incident were Pilot Andy Figg and Crew Member Simon Amos.

Bedfordshire Police and Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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Bedford, man falls from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

Bedford, man falls from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

At 10.24am today (5th), Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in Bedford, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a man who had fallen through a roof.

The Magpas team assessed the man (in his 30’s) who had sustained injuries to his head and neck. The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic then accompanied the patient by land ambulance to Bedford Hospital, where on arrival he was in a stable condition.

The Helicopter team who flew the Magpas Doctor and Paramedic to the scene was: Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Steve Hunwicks.

EEAST Ambulance Service and the Police were also in attendance.

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Bedford, man suffers leg injury - Magpas called to him

Bedford, man suffers leg injury - Magpas called to him

At 4:05am this morning (Wednesday 28th) Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Zoe Smeed and Paramedic Ollie Robinson) arrived in Bedford via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW, after a man (in his 50's) suffered an injury to his leg.

The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic provided pain relief for the patient and splinted his limb - whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crew. The man was then safely removed from the building he was in and taken to Bedford Hospital in land ambulance. On arrival at the hospital he was in a stable condition.

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