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Cambridge, man suffers cardiac arrest – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Chesterton, woman seriously injured in single vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to her

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Cambridge, walker suffers serious leg injury - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

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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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Cambridge, man injured in martial arts incident - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Cambridge, man injured in martial arts incident - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 10.53pm last night (27th) Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid and Paramedic Ollie Robinson arrived in Cambridge via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had sustained a limb injury whilst practising martial arts.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the man (in his 30’s) who had sustained a leg injury. They sedated the patient at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) in order to protect his injuries. The team then accompanied the man to Addenbrooke’s hospital by land ambulance, he was in a stable condition upon arrival.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Cambridge man suffers fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

Cambridge man suffers fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

At 2:59pm this afternoon, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Zoe Smeed and Paramedic Ollie Robinson, together with Doctor Anne Booth) landed in central Cambridge via the Magpas Air Ambulance. A man (in his 60's) had suffered a fall and endured a serious shoulder injury.

The Magpas Doctors and Paramedic assessed the patient and provided him with pain relief, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crew. The man was then taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in a land ambulance for further treatment. On arrival at the hospital, the patient was in a stable condition.

The Helicopter team who flew the Magpas medical team to the scene was: Magpas Pilot Andy Figg and Crew Member George Phillips.

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Almost FORE-TEE thousand pounds raised by Cambridge recruiters!

Almost FORE-TEE thousand pounds raised by Cambridge recruiters!

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Managing Director of THE ONE GROUP Tristan Drane shows off his golfing skills to: Magpas Helimedix Crew Member Adam Bright, Accountancy Recruitment Specialist Sam Price from THE ONE GROUP and Magpas Helimedix Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood, at the Magpas Helimedix Operations Base

The team at Histon and Peterborough based recruitment specialist consultancy, THE ONE GROUP, have a great deal to celebrate as we near the end of 2014. Not only has this year marked their 10th anniversary, but they have also helped to raise £37,500 for Magpas Helimedix! This is the seventh year they have hosted their annual corporate Lifesavers Golf Day (amongst other events) to raise funds.

In July this year, over 90 golfers from businesses across the county and beyond, took to the fairways. Many companies involved supported the event by sponsoring holes; but Elms Cambridge BMW, Samsung and Amazon went above and beyond the call of duty by also making generous donations to the event's auction. An impressive £8,500 was raised on the day alone. THE ONE GROUP Managing Director Tristan Drane and his team always make sure the costs from the golf days are covered, with free entry and food, so that all monies donated go directly to Magpas.

Tristan explained why he was so committed to the lifesaving cause, "As well as creating an annual event to say thank you to our clients, we utilize the opportunity to help raise funds and awareness for Magpas Helimedix. Our choice of charity feels 100% right; it provides a crucial, local lifesaving service and Magpas relies wholly on donations to make a critical difference to people's lives in the areas where we all live and work. These specialist doctors and paramedics who in the main volunteer their time to work with Magpas; not only save lives, but they make a huge difference to what could have been".

Head of Communications at Magpas, Antonia Brickell, summed things up by saying "THE ONE GROUP team are an incredible collection of people. All the members of staff are totally dedicated to supporting our Emergency Medical Charity. To raise almost £40,000 for us is a monumental achievement! The funds raised will help Magpas Helimedix continue to bring A&E care by land and by air, to patients with life changing injuries, in the East of England and beyond". She went on to say, "The fantastic news is that Magpas will once again be the official charity for 2015, with a date already confirmed for next year's Lifesavers Golf Day. It will be held on 3rd July at the club where top British player Ian Poulter was an Assistant Pro for many years; John O Gaunt Golf Club".

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Cambridge cyclist suffers head injury - Magpas Helimedix attend

Cambridge cyclist suffers head injury - Magpas Helimedix attend

Cambridge cyclist suffers head injury - Magpas Helimedix attend

At 1am in the early hours of Sunday morning (3rd), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Jon Birks and Paramedic Kier Rutherford) arrived in a residential area of central Cambridge, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after a cyclist was found in the road with a head injury.

The Magpas team assessed the patient and put measures into place to protect his brain. The man was then taken, in a stable condition, to Addenbrooke's Hospital in a Land Ambulance.

An EEAST Ambulance Crew and the Police were also present.

All the Emergency Services worked well together.

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Cookies Policy

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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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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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.

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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:
  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • 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.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

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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