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Nina Zamo handles communications for Magpas Air Ambulance, including media enquiries, social media, press releases and marketing. Prior to working for Magpas Air Ambulance, Nina worked in policy and campaigns for another regional charity, and as an account manager for a PR agency. She has a degree in Politics from the University of East Anglia.

A428 Caxton Gibbet, lorry v minibus RTC - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

A428 Caxton Gibbet, lorry v minibus RTC - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 6.33am this morning (20th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived near Caxton Gibbet via a rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat two people injured in a collision between a lorry and a minibus.

The Magpas medical team assessed a woman (in her 40s) who had sustained minor leg injuries and was taken by EEAST Ambulance Service paramedics to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

A second patient, a man in his 40s, was discharged at the scene after being assessed by the Magpas medical team.

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

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Huntingdon, child injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Huntingdon, child injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.04pm on Monday evening (12th), Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Huntingdon, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a young girl who had fallen from a horse.

The Magpas medical team assessed the girl, who had sustained an arm injury, and provided her with pain relief.

She was then airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where she was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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Louth, man injured in lorry v car RTC - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Louth, man injured in lorry v car RTC - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.15pm on Wednesday afternoon (7th), Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Louth via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man injured in a collision between a lorry and a car.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 80s) who had sustained multiple injuries and was trapped inside the car with another passenger. They assisted in extricating the man from the vehicle and gave him initial treatments at the scene.

He was then airlifted to Hull Royal Infirmary, where he was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance, Lincolnshire Police, EMAS Ambulance Service and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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Huntingdon, child pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Huntingdon, child pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 4.36pm on Monday afternoon (22nd), Magpas Doctor Simon Lewis and Paramedic Ollie Robinson arrived in Huntingdon via a rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a child involved in a collision with a car.

The Magpas medical team assessed the boy who had sustained head injuries. They then anaesthetised him at the scene (providing him with care usually only available in hospital).

The team accompanied him by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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Flitwick, 2x pedestrians v car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 2.19pm this afternoon (9th), Magpas Doctor Andy Lindsay and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Flitwick, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, after two pedestrians were injured in a collision with a car.

The Magpas medical team assessed both patients, and treated a woman (in her 40s) who had sustained a head injury. They anaesthetised her at the scene (providing her with care otherwise only available in hospital) to protect her injuries.

She was then taken by land ambulance to Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew treated the second pedestrian, a man, who had sustained minor injuries.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Simon Amos.

Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance.

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B1090 nr Huntingdon, man seriously injured in car v motorcycle RTC - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 8.29am this morning (9th), Magpas Doctor Andy Lindsay and Paramedic Dan Read landed beside the B1090 between Kings Ripton and Woodwalton, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a motorcyclist involved in a collision with a car.

The Magpas medical team assessed a man (in his 30s) who had sustained multiple life threatening injuries. They then anaesthetised him at the scene (providing him with care otherwise only available in hospital).

He was then taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’sHospital, where he was in a critical condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Simon Amos.

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

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Our Summer Raffle 2016 winners!

A big thank you to everyone who bought and sold raffle tickets for this year's summer draw. The winning tickets were drawn on 28th July 2016.

There were 15 prizes up for grabs and the winning tickets were:

£3,000 - Winning ticket number 1036705

£1,500 - Winning ticket number 0961460

£500 - Winning ticket number 0740232

£25 - Winning ticket numbers 0445788 and 0705606

£10 - Winning ticket numbers - 0196011   0244224   0865786   0703151   0956284   0259996   0216871   0346486   0458327   0184727

Congratulations to all our winners and thank you for your support!

Try your luck again in our Christmas Raffle coming later this year!

 

 

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A1101 nr Wisbech, man seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

A1101 nr Wisbech, man seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 7.02am this morning (2nd), Magpas Doctor Andy Lindsay and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived near Wisbech, via the rapid response vehicle, to treat a man who had been seriously injured when the van he was travelling in rolled over.

The Magpas team assessed the man (in his 20s) who had sustained serious chest injuries. They anaesthetised him at the scene (giving him A&E level care). The team then accompanied him by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where he was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

EEAST Ambulance Service paramedics treated a further two people who had been injured, and assessed five who had escaped with minor injuries.

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

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Annual golf day organised by The One Group raises £15,000

The ninth Annual Lifesavers Golf Day organised by THE ONE  GROUP in aid of Magpas Air Ambulance has brought their tremendous support to nearly £70,000! The event took place on Friday 8th July at The Bedfordshire Golf Club with a 12 noon 4 ball shotgun start with the now customary team, individual and “just for fun” competitions. Everyone taking part had a fantastic day out and raised the equivalent on the day of 25 life-saving missions for the helicopter, an amazing achievement. Each year THE ONE GROUP’S  golf day gets bigger and better, which puts no pressure at all upon Sam Price who organises the event with next year’s date already set in the diary for Fri 7 July 2017.

With offices covering the areas around Cambridge, Peterborough and Northampton, THE ONE GROUP is Cambridgeshire’s largest independent specialist recruitment consultancy. THE ONE GROUP’S specialist recruitment consultants offer unparalleled recruitment marketplace expertise across 5 specialist recruitment divisions : Accountancy, Executive Search, Human Resources, IT & Office Support. THE ONE GROUP delivers “RECRUITMENT AS IT SHOULD BE”.

From left to right Anthony Barnes, Director, Sam Price, Senior Consultant ,and Tristan Drane, Managing Director (pictured here with HEMS Crewmember Lee and Chief Pilot Richard) visited the Magpas air base yesterday to hand over their magnificent contribution of £15,000.

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St Albans, man injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

St Albans, man injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.45pm on Monday afternoon (18th), Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in St Albans, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a man  who had fallen from a significant height at a construction site.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 20s) who had sustained suspected pelvic and back injuries. They put measures in place to protect his injuries and coordinated efforts to extricate the patient from the site.

He was then taken by land ambulance to Watford General Hospital, where he was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Matt Tacon and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

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

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Royston, woman suffers serious allergic reaction - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Royston, woman suffers serious allergic reaction - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 12.46pm this afternoon (15th), Magpas Doctor Andrew Lindsay and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Royston, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a woman who had suffered a serious allergic reaction after being stung by bees.

The Magpas medical team assessed the woman (in her 30s) and provided her with advanced pain relief, antihistamines and anti-sickness medication.

She was then taken by land ambulance to Lister Hospital, Stevenage in a stable condition.

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

An EEAST paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Nr Oundle, many injured in bus v car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Oundle, many injured in bus v car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.14pm on Thursday afternoon (14th), Magpas Doctors Leigh Bissett and Dhakshinamoorthy Vijayasankar and Paramedic Dan Phillips landed near Oundle, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a number of people injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with a car.

Magpas Air Ambulance was one of the first emergency medical resources on scene and assisted an EMAS ambulance officer to assess the situation and declare a major incident. Other emergency services, including the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, arrived shortly after.

As the first air ambulance team on scene, the Magpas medical team took the crucial role of triaging the injured patients.

Excellent working between all agencies ensured 23 patients were quickly triaged, with many treated at the scene and several taken to hospital by land ambulance. One patient was airlifted by the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

The Hazardous Area Response Team, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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A1(M) nr Alconbury, lorry v cars - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

A1(M) nr Alconbury, lorry v cars - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 8.37am this morning (13th), Magpas Doctor Leigh Bissett and Paramedic Dan Cody landed beside the A1(M) near Alconbury, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a woman injured in a collision between a lorry and multiple cars.

The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who was trapped inside her vehicle, and who had sustained multiple minor injuries. The medical team assisted Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service and EEAST Ambulance Service with extricating the woman from the vehicle.

She was then taken by land ambulance to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in a stable condition.

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

Cambridgeshire Police were also in attendance.

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Nr Stevenage, tree surgeon injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Stevenage, tree surgeon injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 11.35am this morning (8th), Magpas Doctor Drew Welch and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed at a rural area along the A602 south of Stevenage, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a tree surgeon who had fallen from 30 feet.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 30s) who had sustained chest injuries. They provided him with pain relief and put measures in place to protect his injuries.

He was then flown via the air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Huntingdon, teenager injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Huntingdon, teenager injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 3.13pm on Wednesday afternoon (6th), Magpas Doctor Nathan Howes and Paramedic Ashley Richardson landed at a field in Huntingdon, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a woman who had fallen from a horse.

The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her teens) who had sustained a leg injury. They sedated her and put measures in place to protect her injuries.

She was then flown via the air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s 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 Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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A10 nr Stretham, HGV vs tree - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

A10 nr Stretham, HGV vs tree - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 3.50am this morning (30th), Magpas Doctor Drew Welch and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived at the A10 near Stretham, to treat two people injured when the HGV they were travelling in collided with a tree.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 40s) and a girl who had both received only minor injuries.

They were then taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by EEAST Ambulance Service.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, Cambridgeshire Police, and the Hazardous Area Response Team were also in attendance.

Photographs from the scene of the incident, taken by Magpas Air Ambulance, are attached.

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Chatteris, HGV driver involved in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Chatteris, HGV driver involved in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 10.34am this morning (29th), Magpas Doctor Andy Lindsay and Paramedics Dan Cody and Dan Read landed in Chatteris, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat the driver of a lorry involved in a single vehicle collision.

The Magpas team assessed the man (in his 40s) and provided him with advanced pain relief and anti-sickness medication.

He was then taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he was in a potentially life threatening condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST paramedic crew were also in attendance.

A photograph from the scene of the incident, taken by Magpas Air Ambulance, is attached.

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Nr Duxford, man injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Duxford, man injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 11.15am on Sunday afternoon (26th), Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Chris Hawkins landed near Duxford, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a man who had fallen from a ladder. 

The Magpas team assessed the man (in his 50s), who had sustained back and leg injuries. They provided him with pain relief and immobilised him to protect his injuries.

He was then taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST paramedic crew and EEAST Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) were also in attendance.

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Nr Stamford, schoolboy sustains leg injury - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 12.40pm this afternoon (24th), Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed at a school near Stamford, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a teenager who had injured his leg. 

The Magpas team assessed the boy, who did not require treatment at the scene.

He was then flown to Peterborough City Hospital, where he 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.

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A17 near King’s Lynn, motorcyclist injured in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.17pm on Wednesday afternoon (22nd), Magpas Doctors Drew Welch and Simon Lewis and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed on the A17, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a man injured when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car. The A17 was closed in both directions to allow the air ambulance to land.

The Magpas team assessed the man (in his 20s), who had sustained serious chest and abdominal injuries, and provided him with pain relief.

He was then flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, where he was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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

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