Man goes into cardiac arrest, Stanmore – Magpas Helimedix fly to scene & hospital
At 8:49pm (6th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Jon Birks, Paramedic Simon Standen and Doctor Rod Mackenzie) arrived in the Stanmore area of Hertfordshire, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance – after a man (in his 60’s) went into a cardiac arrest, whilst in a car.
The Magpas team arrived, an EEAST Ambulance Crew were performing advanced life support. The Helimedix team anaesthetised the patient and provided specialist A&E level care at the roadside, before flying the man to Harefield Hospital for immediate attention. On arrival at the hospital, the patient was in a serious but stable condition.
The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene / the patient and the Helimedix to hospital was: Pilot Jim Polwarth and Crew Member Rob Davies.
All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.
The Magpas team would like to thank a female passer-by, who also happened to be a nurse, for providing CPR prior to the Emergency Services arriving.
This is all the information we have at present.