Magpas News and Stories

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A47 Nr Wisbech, serious car & van collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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Haverhill, car vs pedestrian - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 3:51am this morning (28th), Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Dan Read arrived in Haverhill via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response BMW. They had been called to treat a woman who had been injured in a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

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St Neots, multi vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 4:43pm yesterday evening (27th), Magpas Doctor Simon Lewis and Paramedic Oliver Robinson landed in a field next to the main carriageway, in the St Neots area, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat six patients who had suffered multiple injuries following a head-on collision involving a car and van.

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Letchworth Garden City, man suffers a collapse – Magpas Air Ambulance fly to him

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At 8:48am this morning (25th) Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Letchworth Garden City via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had suffered a collapse.

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Wittering, car vs ditch – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 15:38pm yesterday afternoon (22nd) Magpas Doctor Scott Castell and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Wittering via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been seriously injured in a single vehicle collision.

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Bedford, young man injured in motorcycle incident – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 8:19pm last night (18th) Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived in Bedford via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a young man who had been injured in an incident involving a motorcycle.

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Peterborough, man sustains leg injury in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 3:32pm this afternoon (17th) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Peterborough via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a fall.

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Bedford, man injured in single vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 7.32pm yesterday evening (15th) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived in Bedford via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a single vehicle collision.

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Corby, man injured in industrial incident – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 9:12pm last night (10th) Magpas Doctor Jon Barratt, Paramedic Alex Pearce and Doctor Anne Booth arrived in Corby via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had been seriously injured in an industrial incident.

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Nr Earith, man injured in farming incident – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 5:03pm yesterday evening (10th) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane, Paramedic Steve Chambers and Doctor Anne Booth landed in a rural location near Earith via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in an incident involving farming machinery.

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Doddington, man injured in multi-vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 5:44pm yesterday evening (4th) Magpas Doctor Sarah Hazleman and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in Doddington via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a multi-vehicle collision.

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Join the next generation of PHEM Clinicians

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You could be part of the Magpas Air Ambulance enhanced medical team. Would you like to not only save lives, but help seriously ill and injured people return to a good quality of life? Would you like to learn how to bring specialist medical care to the scene of serious incidents? Then we want to hear from you!

Follow the links in the advert to find out more! If you wish to discuss the training scheme or the roles further, or even visit the Magpas Air Ambulance operations base to find out more about our lifesaving charity, then just email Natalie, our Head of Operations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. She will be more than happy to help and answer any questions you have.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Leading the way on the road to recovery

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Magpas Air Ambulance Dr Jon Barratt with the Head of Business at Barons Cambridge BMW and MINI Mike Toombs and Magpas Critical Care Paramedic Alex Pearce at the Magpas Operations Base - for the official launch of the Magpas rapid response BMWs

For the sixth year in a row, Barons Cambridge BMW are supporting Magpas Air Ambulance and the life-saving care the charity provides by road - as well as by air. It’s a perfectly matched partnership, with Baron’s reputation as class leaders in driving technology and Magpas, a charity renowned in the medical world for the pre-hospital emergency medical training they give to doctors and paramedics.

Earlier this week, Mike Toombs, Head of Business at Barons Cambridge BMW and MINI, arrived at the Magpas Operations Base to officially hand over two brand new BMW X3 rapid response vehicles, enabling the enhanced Magpas medical team to continue bringing hospital level care to patients in life threatening situations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in Cambridgeshire, the East of England and beyond. By fully sponsoring one of the vehicles, Barons feel passionately about investing in the health and wellbeing of their local community; knowing the care provided by Magpas doesn’t just save lives, it can also help people to recover and return to a good quality of life.

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Ramsey, man seriously injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 5:07pm yesterday afternoon (25th) Magpas Doctor Jon Barratt, Paramedic Alex Pearce and Doctor Simon Lewis landed in Ramsey via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a fall.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 80’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They administered advanced pain relief at the scene (providing the man with A&E level care) before airlifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Nr Papworth Everard, man injured in farming incident – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 8:59am this morning (20th) Magpas Doctor Vijayasankar and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in a rural location south of Papworth Everard via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in an incident involving farming machinery.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They administered advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) and accompanied him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via land ambulance. The man was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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Huntingdon, woman injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 7.49pm yesterday evening (19th) Magpas Doctor Jon Barratt and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived in Huntingdon via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a women who had been injured in a fall.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 60’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They gave the woman advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before the EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew took her to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, via land ambulance, in a stable condition.

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Milton Keynes, woman injured in 2x vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 9:49am this morning (12th) Magpas Doctor Scott Castell, Paramedic Ollie Robinson and Doctor Anne Booth landed in Milton Keynes via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been injured in a collision between two cars.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 50’s) who had sustained serious injuries. They helped to safely extricate the woman and gave her advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). A SCAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew then took her to Luton and Dunstable Hospital in a stable condition.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Gabriel Barton and Crewmember Rob Davies.

The Thames Valley Police and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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Dunstable, man injured in a fall from height – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 11:29am this morning (31st) Magpas Doctor Jon Barratt, Paramedic Dan Cody and Doctor VJ Sankar, landed in Dunstable via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a fall from height.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 70’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They sedated him at the scene to protect his injuries (providing him with A&E level care) before airlifting the man to Luton and Dunstable Hospital. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

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