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Nr Great Shelford, car v motorbike – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 9.50am this morning (23rd) Magpas Doctor Steve Cory Bass and Paramedic Alex Pearce, alongside Doctor Tristan Dyer, landed in a rural location near Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient who had suffered badly broken bones and administered advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). They then accompanied the man to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge 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 Simon Amos.

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

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Little Paxton, woman injured in boating incident – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 11.07am yesterday morning (18th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in Little Paxton via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They were called to treat a woman who had been injured whilst out on a boat.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 40’s) who had sustained a leg injury and gave her advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). The team worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to extricate the woman from the boat into an ambulance. The EEAST paramedic crew then took her via land ambulance to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, in a stable condition.

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

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Nr Wimblington, car vs motorbike – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 7.33pm yesterday evening (15th) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Read arrived in a rural location west of Wimblington via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had been seriously injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained multiple serious injuries and sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). The team then accompanied the patient to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via land ambulance. 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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Nr Sutton, woman injured in fall from horse – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 4.14pm yesterday afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Dan Cody, alongside Doctor Tristan Dyer landed in a rural location north-east of Sutton 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 40’s) who had sustained an arm injury. They gave the woman advanced pain relief and splinted her injuries at the scene (providing the patient with A&E level care). They then airlifted her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Godmanchester, woman sustains serious leg injury – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 11.21am yesterday (3rd) Magpas Doctor Mark Tehan and Paramedic Dan Read arrived in Godmanchester via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a woman with a serious leg injury.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 60’s) who had sustained a serious ankle injury. They sedated her at the scene (providing the patient with A&E level care) to protect her injuries. The doctor and paramedic team then accompanied the woman to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon via land ambulance. She was in a stable condition upon arrival.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew was also in attendance,

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Nr Chatteris, woman injured in motocross incident – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

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At 1.26pm yesterday afternoon (3rd) Magpas Doctor Mark Tehan and Paramedic Dan Read landed in a rural location north of Chatteris. They had been called to treat a woman injured in a motocross incident.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 40’s) who had suffered badly broken bones. They gave the patient advanced pain relief and sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before airlifting her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The woman was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the 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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Wisbech, motorbike vs car – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 11.29pm last night (31st) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Alex Pearce, alongside Doctor Tom Odbert, arrived in Wisbech via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a motorcyclist who had been injured in a collision with a car.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained a leg injury and sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). They then accompanied the man to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, via land ambulance. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

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March, man falls 15ft from roof - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

March, man falls 15ft from roof - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

PHOTO CAPTION: Magpas Air Ambulance lands in central March

At 8:06am this morning, Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid, Paramedic Andy Smith and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in a built-up area of March, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They were called to treat a man who had fallen 15 feet (approximately) from a roof.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50s) who had sustained serious injuries to his body. They gave the man enhanced pain relief and sedated him (providing A&E level care at the scene). The Magpas doctor and paramedics then worked alongside a Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service crew and a HART team to move the patient safely into the air ambulance, before flying him onto Addenbrooke’s Hospital for further investigation. Upon arrival at the hospital, the man was in serious but stable condition.

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

EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews were also in attendance.

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Hamerton Zoo, serious incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

Hamerton Zoo, serious incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 11:34am today (29th), Magpas Air Ambulance landed at Hamerton Zoo in Cambridgeshire, after the Magpas enhanced doctor and paramedic team was called to a very serious incident.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and two rapid response vehicles were also in attendance, alongside the Police. For any further information, please contact Cambridgeshire Police.

We can confirm that the visitors to the zoo were safely evacuated and no one was running. We can also confirm that no animals escaped the enclosure and no children were injured.

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Northampton, woman injured in equestrian incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

Northampton, woman injured in equestrian incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

At 5:50pm yesterday evening (27th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in a rural part of Northampton, via the Magpas air ambulance. They were called by EMAS Ambulance Service to treat a woman who had fallen from a horse and was lying in a field.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 40’s), who had suffered suspected serious injuries to her body. They gave her advanced pain relief (providing A&E level care at the scene), before flying her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Upon arrival, the woman was in a serious but stable condition.

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

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Huntingdon, cyclist & van collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Huntingdon, cyclist & van collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 3:06pm yesterday afternoon (27th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived near Wyton via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response BMW. They were called to treat a man who had lost consciousness after a collision between a bike and a van.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50s) who had suffered a head injury. They provided him with anti-sickness medication before accompanying him in a land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital - monitoring his condition all the way. Upon arrival, the patient was in a very stable condition.

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

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Peterborough, child suffers head injuries - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

Peterborough, child suffers head injuries - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

At 10:31am yesterday late morning (27th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in central Peterborough, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They were called to treat a child who has suffered a fall in a public place.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the young male patient who had suffered a head injury. They sedated the boy (providing A&E level care at the scene), before accompanying him in a land ambulance to Peterborough City Hospital -monitoring his condition closely. Upon arrival, the patient was in a stable condition.

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

EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews and Cambridgeshire Police were also in attendance.

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Cambridge, cyclist vs HGV - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

Cambridge, cyclist vs HGV - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 9.44am this morning (26th), Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Cambridge via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a cyclist who had been injured in a collision with a HGV.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a woman (in her 70’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 Addenbrooke’s Hospital, monitoring her condition throughout the journey. The patient was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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

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Thomas Morris: The ultimate Orange Day supporters

Thomas Morris: The ultimate Orange Day supporters

Staff at Thomas Morris didn’t just go orange; they went above and beyond for Magpas Air Ambulance’s annual Orange Day! The Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire based estate agents pledged to raise £5,000 this May for our lifesaving service – and they didn’t disappoint!

Each branch of the estate agents came up with their own fundraising idea and set out to raise as much money as they could for Magpas. Some wore orange for the day, donning some interesting bright orange suits, and donated money; others hosted bake sales and raffles for the local community. Two very notable fundraising exploits consisted of a car push and a netball tournament and the company even turned their website orange for the whole month of May!

The netball tournament was a huge success! 18 teams took part on the day; everyone got together alongside their spectators and supporters, and competed in the charity tournament. The sunshine was out; there was a BBQ, bouncy castle, cake sale and raffle throughout the day. Teams of all abilities took part and had a lot of fun, and in the end it was The Cherries who took home the trophy.

The car push was an event that we’ve never seen before. Staff from Thomas Morris pushed one of the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicles for 24 miles in just 7 hours (to represent our 24/7 lifesaving service)! They got off to a slow start; however they soon found their stride and managed to complete the challenge in 7 hours on the dot! The people taking part were sponsored by friends, family and local companies.

The guys and girls at Thomas Morris have outdone themselves this year, they have smashed their original target and raised well over £5,000 for Magpas Air Ambulance! We are so grateful to have such committed and enthusiastic supporters!

If you wish to support Thomas Morris in aid of Magpas Air Ambulance just donate to their Just Giving page: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ThomasMorrisSalesAndLettings

What did you do this Orange Day? Let us know, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or get in touch via social media.

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Brentwood, 2x car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

Brentwood, 2x car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 7:04pm last night (21st), Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in Brentwood via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat multiple patients, following a road traffic collision involving 2x cars - leaving a patient trapped inside one of the vehicles.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a woman (in her late teens) and worked alongside EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews and Essex Fire & Rescue Service crews to safely remove her from the vehicle she was in. Fortunately the patient didn’t suffer any serious injuries and was taken to Basildon Hospital, by land ambulance, for further investigation.

The Magpas doctor and paramedic team also provided advanced assessment for three other patients (a man in his 20’s, a woman in her 70’s and a man in his 40’s). All three people were also taken to Basildon Hospital, by land ambulance, for further observation.

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

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Eaton Socon, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

Eaton Socon, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 10:48am yesterday morning (21st) Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in Eaton Socon via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a pedestrian who had suffered a life changing leg injury, following a collision with a car.

The Magpas enhanced medical team used their expert skills and knowledge to assess the patient (in his 70s). The doctor and paramedic team gave the man advanced pain relief and worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to straighten and splint his leg. They then accompanied the patient by land ambulance to Bedford Hospital (monitoring his condition all the way). Upon arrival at the hospital, the man was 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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Inspirational: Near-death hot air balloon crash survivor tells her story for the first time

Inspirational: Near-death hot air balloon crash survivor tells her story for the first time

PHOTO CAPTION: Rebecca meets Magpas Dr Rupert Hurry for the first time since the balloon crash on 22nd May 2016

When 22 year old Rebecca Fry (who was living in Norwich at the time) took off in a hot air balloon on a beautiful summers morning in May last year, she felt exhilarated and ready to take in the stunning Northamptonshire scenery on high. The last thing Rebecca expected was the horrific, agonising and life-threatening incident that awaited her.

It was the first flight of the season on the Sunday 22nd May 2016, and Rebecca was floating over Earls Barton alongside eight other hot air balloons. It was around 7:30am, she was smiling and taking a selfie to capture the moment, when she noticed the balloon was getting dangerously close to some power lines. She just managed to get herself into the brace position against the back of the basket, as the balloon hit and pushed up against the power lines. Suddenly, there was a huge flash of light, sparks flew and she felt a shuddering electric shock (around 33,000 volts) pulsate through her body. “I felt as if my neck was going to snap and I remember screaming through clenched teeth,” Rebecca explains.

Within seconds, the basket was on fire; the intense heat of which caused the balloon to shoot up over 100 feet and carry on rising. Rebecca fell to the bottom of the basket. It was at this point her body became numb and she couldn’t feel her right arm and right leg at all. Having pulled herself up, a blistering wave of heat rippled through her, she looked down to see flames licking at her legs and she lost consciousness.

The balloon then burnt away, leaving the basket to freefall, plummeting to the ground. Whilst she was still on fire, a traumatised Rebecca crawled out of the basket and tried to run. She reached for her face and head and started to absorb the full horror of the situation, as her entire fringe came off in her badly burnt hands. “It felt like my legs were sizzling and cooking and I could feel my leggings melting into my legs” she explains.

When the EMAS Ambulance service arrived, Rebecca was losing huge amounts of fluid as her body started to shut down. “The paramedics put a gel pad on my face to protect my facial burns which quite possibly stopped my face from becoming permanently damaged” she relays. The ambulance crew did what they could but realised the severity of Rebecca’s injuries meant she needed specialist knowledge - and fast. When the Magpas Air Ambulance enhanced doctor and paramedic team arrived, Rebecca was in an enormous amount of pain and desperately needed more fluid. Magpas Dr Rupert Hurry and Paramedic Alex Pearce fought hard to get an IV line into her arm (as her body continued to shut down).

The Magpas highly trained medics rolled Rebecca onto a stretcher, soothing her with their reassuring words. She says, “I suddenly felt safe in their hands…I was terrified I was going to die. But I knew I had the best chance of survival thanks to the Magpas Air Ambulance medical team.”

Rebecca was then flown to Birmingham Hospital (the specialist burns unit), where she spent four weeks in the burns centre critical care unit. It’s been a long and gruelling recovery process for her, which is still ongoing, but Rebecca is now ready to tell her story. “I want to thank Magpas Air Ambulance for everything they did for me. Without Magpas, I might have died. I owe my life to them.”

Rebecca’s close family and her boyfriend, Brett, were at Rebecca’s bedside every day to comfort her. After promising to put a ring on her finger as soon as her left hand healed, Brett proposed to Rebecca on New Year’s Eve last year. “I’m so lucky to have family and friends around me who truly care. People say you’ve been so brave, but I just had to keep going, I didn’t have a choice.”

Rebecca points out, “I understand what it’s like to be terrified and be in hideous pain. It can a horribly lonely time. After what I’ve been through, and am still going through, I want to reach out to other people who are experiencing terrible, traumatic times. I want to give them hope and tell them that they will get through it, to hang on in there and believe that life will get better - just as it has done for me.”

To mark almost one year since the crash, Rebecca met and thanked Magpas Doctor Rupert Hurry who flew to her aid. The brave young woman also shared her story with the media, to help raise awareness about the crucial lifesaving care Magpas Air Ambulance delivers, by land and air, in the East of England and beyond.

We would like to thank Rebecca for her courage and dedication to the cause.

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Orange Day Events

Orange Day Events

There are many schools and businesses taking part and going orange for Magpas this year. Either they are wearing something orange and donating £1, or organising some fantastic fundraising challenges such as a netball tournament, bake sale and even a car push as well as getting the local community involved.

However, there are also lots of events and activities in aid of Orange Day, or with a Magpas Air Ambulance presence, which are open to the public as well. Anyone and everyone can take part – sing along at a charity gig, bid on baggage or pop along to a vintage sale. You don’t have to organise or fundraise yourself to show support for your local lifesavers this Orange Day!

Here's a list of Orange Day events you could attend over the weekend.

18th May:
Charity day: stalls and gardens at Dulligham House, Newmarket, CB8 9UP
Vintage sale at the Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon

19th May:
Orange Day activities at the Magpas Air Ambulance Peterborough charity shop on Bridge Street

20th May:
Unclaimed luggage sale (more info below) at Cambs Lock Antiques and Collectables and the Magpas Air Ambulance Huntingdon charity shop
Clay pigeon shoot at High Harthay Farm, Brampton. 10am-4pm, £25 for 100 clays
Orange Day Quiz at The Parish Center, Warboys. 6:30pm, £5 entry
The Legionnaires, 'Elvis' and Guns 'N' Abba charity gig at The Shed, Lode, Cambs at 8pm

21st May:
Thomas Morris netball tournament at St Ivo School, St Ives

Embrace the Orange Day spirit this May and do it for Magpas!

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Surviving sister's brave lifesaving legacy

Surviving sister's brave lifesaving legacy

PHOTO CAPTION: Louise Cade and Magpas Air Ambulance Dr Andy Lindsay talk about road safety at The Duke of Bedford School assembly

It was around 3:30pm on 21st January 1994; Louise Cade and her sister Sally Cade and were coming home on the School bus, on what felt like just another normal school day. At the time, the family were living just outside Thorney near Peterborough. Six year old Sally and eight year old Louise got off the bus and waited for it to pull away. They held hands, looked both ways and were crossing the road when a car - seemingly out of nowhere - collided with them at high speed. Louise’s family will never forget the sound of the loud bang the car made on impact.

Louise explains, “My mum got to us as soon as she could. My sister Sally and I were lying in the road. My mother says Sally was smiling at her, whilst I was unconscious. She remembers noticing Sally had fluid coming out of her ear and she knew then it wasn’t a good sign.”

Back in the 1990’s, doctors from around the Eastern Region volunteered their own time with Magpas Air Ambulance and as result; Dr Richards, Dr Knights and Dr Jackson (who all worked at Thorney Surgery) were called out to Sally and Louise. They did everything they could to save the sisters’ lives - in what had become truly devastating circumstances. Sally was first to be taken to hospital in an ambulance (with a police escort), shortly followed by Louise, with the Magpas Doctors on board. Sally died several times en route, as did Louise, but the Magpas doctors repeatedly brought them back to life.

Once at the hospital, Sally and Louise were next to each other in the ICU being treated. Louise explains, “Sally was on a ventilator but sadly died from head trauma and organ failure on the 23rd January.”

Louise had to have gravel sucked out of her lungs (one of which collapsed), she suffered a serious head injury and multiple broken bones, as well as a stroke. She says, “My family tells me I died several times and was not expected to survive. The last time I died, everyone thought I had gone when suddenly I came back - gasping for air, trying to rip the ventilator tubes out of me.”

Her parents were told she would probably not walk and talk again, but Louise was determined to get back to normal. At Sally’s funeral, the family asked only for donations to be made to Magpas Air Ambulance and fundraised for a defibrillator for the charity to use. Not long after, the same Magpas Doctors were called out to another little girl called Rebekah; the defibrillator bought by Louise’s family, was used by Magpas to save her life that day.

Louise has since lost most of her memory of what life was like before the accident. She explains, “It’s really upsetting I can’t remember much about my best friend who I miss dearly - but the motivation, determination and strength to live on has made me the person I am today.” Louise, who is 31, now feels ready to tell her story for the first time. She wants the memory of her sister Sally to live on, by raising awareness for Magpas Air Ambulance who came to her rescue all those years ago. As a result, Louise is teaming up with Magpas former patient Rebekah’s mum - to take part in the Magpas annual skydive this July.

Louise sums up why she’s embarking on such a courageous fundraising venture after everything she’s been through, “My sister means a great deal to me and, like Rebekah and her mum, I want to thank the charity that did so much for me on that terrible afternoon.” Louise continues, “Magpas Air Ambulance trains senior doctors and paramedics, from all around the UK, to bring the hospital to patients in life-threatening situations. I want to gather as many sponsors as I can and help Magpas Air Ambulance give more lifesaving care to others in their time of need.” The link to Louise’s fundraising page is: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JumpingwithSally

Recently, Louise went back to The Duke of Bedford School to talk at the school assembly. Louise told her story, raising awareness about road safety and about the crucial lifesaving care Magpas Air Ambulance delivers, by land and air, in the East of England and beyond. She summed up why this moment was so important to her, “I just want the children to take on the message of road safety and stay safe. I hope the children will take this on board and tell their parents - so that they can be more aware of children on the road. I want to inspire other people with my story.”

Louise was also joined by Magpas Dr Andy Lindsay. He explained how Magpas Air Ambulance offers pioneering training to doctors and paramedics wishing to specialise in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM), for which the charity is renowned in the medical world. He also summarised how he felt about being part of the gathering, “It’s wonderful to see Louise looking so well. Spreading the word about road safety to young children is an incredible investment of our time. It’s great to capture their attention and a real privilege to talk to them”.

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Ampthill, elderly man with badly broken leg – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Ampthill, elderly man with badly broken leg – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 1.54am this morning (16th) Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had suffered a serious leg injury.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 80’s) who had a badly broken leg. The doctor and paramedic team sedated the patient at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) which allowed them to splint his injury before accompanying him by land ambulance to Bedford Hospital. They monitored his condition and provided the man with advanced pain relief throughout the journey. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic team were also in attendance.

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