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Leighton Buzzard, woman injured in collision with golf cart – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

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King’s Lynn, man injured in fall from tree – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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Marham, man injured by machinery – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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Northampton, serious motorcycle vs car collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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Wollaston, motorcyclist seriously injured – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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King’s Lynn, woman suffers cardiac arrest – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

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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.

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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.
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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.
 
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Nr Downham Market, woman suffers collapse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 3pm on Wednesday afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Keir Rutherford landed in a residential area south of Downham Market via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a woman who had collapsed.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 50s) before placing her into an induced coma (giving her A&E level care). She was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn 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.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew was also in attendance.

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M11 J7-8 Essex, woman injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 12.07pm this afternoon (4th) Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed on the M11 between Junctions 7 to 8 in Essex via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a woman whose car had left the road and collided.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They provided her with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving her A&E level care). She was then airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge where he was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

Essex Police and the Highways Agency shut the motorway in order to allow the air ambulance to land on the carriageway. 

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

EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews and Essex Fire & Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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M1 J12-13 Bedfordshire, motorcyclist injured in collision with car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

M1 J12-13 Bedfordshire, motorcyclist injured in collision with car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 6.37pm this evening (23rd) Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Simon Standen arrived at the M1 in Bedfordshire between junctions 12-13 via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a motorcyclist injured in a collision with a car.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a man (in his 30s) who had sustained a leg injury. They provided him with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving him A&E level care). He was then airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge where he was in a stable condition upon arrival.
 
Bedfordshire Police and the Highways Agency shut the motorway in order to allow the air ambulance to land on the carriageway. 
 
The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Dan Vickers and Crewmember George Phillips.
 
EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews and an off-duty EEAST paramedic were also in attendance.
 
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Skegness, woman seriously injured in house fire - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Skegness, woman seriously injured in house fire - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 10.38am this morning (19th) Magpas Doctors Andy Lindsay and Al Steel and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in Skegness via the Magpas air ambulance to treat a woman injured in a house fire.

Working closely alongside medics from Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance and an EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew, the Magpas Air Ambulance enhanced medical team assessed a woman (in her 60s) who was suffering from smoke inhalation. They placed her into an induced coma at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before airlifting her to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. She was in a critical but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

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

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Bedford, motorcyclist injured in collision with car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Bedford, motorcyclist injured in collision with car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.31pm on Sunday afternoon (9th) Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in Bedford via the Magpas air ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a motorcyclist injured in a collision with a car.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a man (in his 20s) who had sustained a pelvic injury. They sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) and provided him with pain relief. They then airlifted him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge where he was in a serious condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and two rapid response vehicles were also in attendance.

The above photograph is of the Magpas air ambulance at the scene of the incident, courtesy of Steve Chambers.

 

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March, woman falls from height – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

March, woman falls from height – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 4.03pm yesterday afternoon (6th) Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson, Paramedic Ryan Warwick and Doctor D Vijayasankar arrived in March via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been injured in a fall from a height.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 30’s) who had sustained head injuries before placing the woman into a medically induced coma, (providing A&E level care at the scene). The woman was then airlifted to Addenbrooke’s hospital and was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Watton, man injured in fall from ladder - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Watton, man injured in fall from ladder - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 12.54pm this afternoon (10th) Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Watton via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a man injured in a fall from a ladder.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the man (in his 70s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They sedated him at the scene (giving him A&E level care) before airlifting him to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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 was also in attendance.

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Nr Hatfield Heath, Essex, 2x vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Hatfield Heath, Essex, 2x vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.03pm on Monday evening (20th) Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Dan Read, landed near Hatfield Heath via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a man injured in a collision between two cars.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the man (in his 60s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They provided him with pain relief before airlifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

Two other patients, a man and a woman, sustained minor injuries and were treated by EEAST Ambulance Service paramedics.

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

Essex Fire & Rescue Service and Essex Police were also in attendance.

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B1043 near Sawtry, man seriously injured in refuse lorry collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

B1043 near Sawtry, man seriously injured in refuse lorry collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 11.03am this morning (16th) Magpas Doctor Ed Barnard and Paramedic Dan Cody landed beside the B1043 near Sawtry. They had been called to treat a man seriously injured in a road traffic collision involving a single refuse lorry.

As the first emergency responders on scene, the Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the man (in his 40s) who had sustained multiple life-changing injuries. They provided him with pain relief before placing him into an induced coma (giving him A&E level care). With help from the Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service they extricated the man before airlifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew was also in attendance.

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Nr Boston, man goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Boston, man goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 8.53am this morning (5th) Magpas Doctors Steve Corry-Bass and Dr Vijayasankar, and Paramedic Ollie Robinson, landed east of Boston. They had been called to treat a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

The Magpas medical team assisted in giving advanced life support to the man (in his 50s) before airlifting him to Lincoln County Hospital. He was in a serious condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

An EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Flitwick, man seriously injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Flitwick, man seriously injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 12.54pm this afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedics Alex Pearce and Dan Cody landed in Flitwick via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man injured in a fall down stairs.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 70s) who had sustained a serious head injury. They then anesthetised him at the scene (giving him A&E level care) before air lifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was in a serious condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Magpas Air Ambulance ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the https://www.magpas.org.uk/ website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

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Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

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When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

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We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

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If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

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Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Magpas Air Ambulance ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the https://www.magpas.org.uk/ website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Magpas Air Ambulance uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:
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  • To provide analytics
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
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Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
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