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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.

We have no further information.

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Nr Ampthill, man injured in motorbike incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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Nr Ampthill, man injured in motorbike incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 12:50pm yesterday lunchtime (27th) Magpas Doctor Jon Barratt, Paramedic Ollie Robinson and Doctor Phil Morgan landed in a rural location east of Ampthill via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a motorbike collision.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50’s) who had sustained serious leg and arm injuries before sedating him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). They then accompanied the man via land ambulance to Bedford Hospital, where upon arrival he was in a very serious but stable condition.

The Magpas helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Steve Hunwicks.
An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance.

We have no further information at this time.

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M1, Newport Pagnell, severe multi vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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M1, Newport Pagnell, severe multi vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 4:25am this morning (26th), a Magpas Air Ambulance enhanced Doctor and Paramedic arrived at the M1 southbound (between Junctions 15 and 14) via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a patient who had suffered serious injuries, following a multi vehicle collision involving a minibus and two lorries.

The Magpas medical team placed the patient under general anaesthetic at the scene (providing them with A&E level care), before accompanying them to Birmingham Hospital (monitoring their condition all the way). The patient was in a critical condition upon arrival.

Three other patients were treated and taken to hospital by the ambulance services at the scene.

EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crews (Northamptonshire division), Thames Valley Police, EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews, a Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), a National Inter-agency Liaison Officer (NILO), a doctor from the East Midlands Immediate Care Scheme, a doctor and paramedic who were off duty at the time of the incident and responded as Medical First Responders - and South Central Ambulance Service were all also in attendance.

Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this deeply tragic incident.

Anyone with any further information about this should call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 - quoting URN 203 of 26/8. Thank you.

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Spalding, car vs pedestrian – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 12.54pm yesterday afternoon (23rd) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Spalding via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his teens) who had sustained life-changing injuries. They placed him under general anaesthetic at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) and airlifted him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. The patient was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Lincolnshire Police were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Magpas Air Ambulance fly to 2x horse riding incidents in Beds in as many days

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Over the weekend the Magpas Air Ambulance medical team provided two patients in Bedfordshire with hospital level care after they were both injured in separate horse riding incidents. At 8:20am yesterday morning (20th) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Dan Phillips landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who was injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 50’s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before accompanying her via land ambulance to Bedford Hospital.

A Magpas team had already flown to Bedfordshire the day before (19th) to a rural location near Flitwick as another woman, who was in her 20’s, who had sustained a serious leg injury. She too was assessed and sedated by the Magpas Doctor and Paramedic before being accompanied to Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

Both patients were in stable conditions upon arrival at hospital.

EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews were in attendance.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmembers Steve Hunwicks and Rob Davies.

We have no further information.

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Nr Flitwick, woman injured in fall from horse – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 5.10pm yesterday afternoon (19th) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in a rural location east of Flitwick, Bedfordshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 20’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury before sedating her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). They then accompanied the woman via land ambulance to Luton and Dunstable Hospital, where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Market Deeping, man suffers a collapse – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 9:30am this morning (18th) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in Market Deeping via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had suffered a collapse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 40’s) and gave him advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). They then airlifted the patient to Lincoln County Hospital, monitoring his condition the throughout the journey. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Simon Amos.

An EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Wells-next-the-Sea, man and child injured in motorbike collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 5.27pm on Sunday evening (13th) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Wells-next-the-Sea via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) to treat two people injured in a collision between two motorcycles.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a man (in his 30s) and a young boy. The man had sustained multiple injuries including a suspected back injury and was given advanced pain relief (providing him with A&E level care). The boy sustained minor injuries and did not require treatment at the scene. The patients were then airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and were in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

A third patient was treated by an EEAST paramedic crew.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team was Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Steve Hunwicks.

Norfolk Police were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Bedford, woman suffers serious back injury in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 8.36am this morning (10th) Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been in injured in a fall.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 70’s) who had suffered a complex back injury. They sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) and worked with an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to extricate the woman. The doctor and paramedic team then accompanied the patient to Bedford Hospital via land ambulance, she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Rob Davies.

We have no further information.

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South Essex, motorcycle vs pedestrian in motocross incident – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 4.11pm yesterday afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Peter Holden and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed at a track in South Essex via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a collision between a pedestrian and a motorcycle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained serious chest injuries. They gave the man advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) before accompanying him via land ambulance to The Royal London Hospital. He was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Bedford, girl injured in a fall from a horse – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 12:24pm yesterday afternoon (3rd) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a girl who had been injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her teens) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before airlifting her to Bedford Hospital. The girl was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Simon Amos.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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St Neots, man injured in a fall from height – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 4.46pm yesterday afternoon (27th) Magpas Doctor Mark Tehan and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in a rural location near St Neots, Cambridgeshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had sustained a serious leg injury in a fall from height.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50’s) who had badly broken bones and sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) in order to protect his injuries. They then accompanied the man to Bedford Hospital via land ambulance, providing him with ongoing pain relief and monitoring his condition the whole way. The patient was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember George Phillips.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Nr Bourne, woman seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 5.05pm on Saturday evening (22nd) Magpas Doctor Mark Tehan and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in a rural location north of Bourne via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman seriously injured in a collision involving a single vehicle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They sedated her at the scene (giving her A&E level care) before airlifting her to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
An East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) paramedic crew treated a second patient at the scene.
The helicopter crew who flew the medical team was Pilot Wayne Thomas and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.
 
Lincolnshire Police and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.
We have no further information.
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Boston, woman injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 2.40pm on Friday afternoon (21st) Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Boston via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who had sustained a serious back injury. They provided her with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving her A&E level care). She was then airlifted to Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham in a stable condition.
 
An East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) paramedic crew was also in attendance.
 
The helicopter crew who flew the medical team was Pilot Wayne Thomas and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.
 
We have no further information.
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Summer Raffle 2017 Winners!

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Thank you to all who entered our Summer Raffle. The winning tickets were drawn at midday on Friday 21st July 2017.

All winners will be individually contacted. The winning ticket numbers were:

Top prize: £3,000

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Third prize: £500

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Wisbech, two injured in car vs motorcycle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to them

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At 4.31pm yesterday afternoon (17th) Magpas Doctors Andy Lindsay and Maria Smith and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Wisbech via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat two patients who had been injured in a collision between a motorcycle and a car.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a man (in his 30’s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They provided the patient with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving him A&E level care) before Doctor Lindsay accompanied him by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic team assessed a second patient (also in his 30’s) who had sustained chest injuries. They gave him advanced pain relief (providing him with A&E level care at the scene) and Doctor Smith and Paramedic Alex Pearce accompanied the man to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, via land ambulance. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Rob Davies.

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

We have no further information.

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Toddington, man goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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At 16.09pm yesterday afternoon (16th) Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson, Paramedic Andy Smith and Doctor Phil Morgan landed in Toddington, Bedfordshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

When the Magpas enhanced medical team arrived, an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic team had successfully resuscitated the patient. The Magpas doctors and paramedic then assessed the man (in his 50’s) and gave him pain relief before airlifting him to Harefield Hospital, London. They provided high levels of monitoring throughout the flight and the patient was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

We have no further information.

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Flitwick, woman injured in horse related incident – Magpas Air Ambulance fly to scene

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At 2.05pm yesterday afternoon (12th) Magpas Doctor Tristan Dyer and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Flitwick, Cambridgeshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had sustained a serious arm injury after being kicked by a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 40’s) who had sustained badly broken bones and gave her advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). They accompanied the woman to Bedford Hospital where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Simon Amos.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Nr Uppingham, woman injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 3.44pm on Sunday afternoon (9th) Magpas Doctors Jono Ritson & Sarah Hazleman and Paramedic Dan Read landed at a rural location east of Uppingham via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman injured following a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her teens) who had sustained a leg injury. They provided her with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving her A&E level care). She was then taken by an EMAS Ambulance Service crew to Peterborough City Hospital in a stable condition.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team was Chief Pilot Dickie Eastwood and Crewmember Simon Amos.

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Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

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