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Melbourn, car vs van – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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Bedford, car vs lorry – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Magpas medical team with Air Ambulance and Rapid Response BMWs
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Northampton, serious 2x car collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Whittlesey, man seriously injured in motorcycle vs car collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Wisbech, pedestrian vs car – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

The Magpas Air Ambulance Team and Rapid Response Vehicle
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Wisbech, car vs. ditch - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Wisbech, car vs. ditch - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 11.34pm last night (22nd), Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldan and Paramedic Ollie Robinson arrived in Wisbech via a rapid response vehicle. They had been called by EEAST Ambulance Service to treat two men injured when the car they were travelling in left the road and entered a ditch.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed one man (in his 20s) who was trapped inside the vehicle and had sustained a serious leg injury. They provided him with pain relief and assisted the Fire Service in extricating him from the vehicle. They then accompanied him by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn.

Another man (in his 30s) was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital by an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew.

Cambridgeshire Police were also in attendance.

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Nr Bury St Edmunds, car vs fence, tree & telegraph pole - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Nr Bury St Edmunds, car vs fence, tree & telegraph pole - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 2:35am this morning (16th), Magpas Doctor Andy Lindsay and Paramedic Oliver Robinson arrived at a rural road north-west of Bury St Edmunds, via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a patient who was trapped - after a car had left the road and collided with a fence, then a tree and a telegraph pole.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a man (in his 30’s) who had sustained multiple injuries and gave him high level pain relief. The Magpas team then worked alongside a Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service crew, an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Suffolk Police to remove the patient safely from the car he was in. The man was then taken to West Suffolk Hospital by land ambulance for further assessment.

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Nr Wisbech, child injured in collision with car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Wisbech, child injured in collision with car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene
At 4.29pm this afternoon (17th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Dan Phillips landed south of Wisbech via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a boy injured in a collision with a car.
The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the boy who had sustained a leg 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 Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn. 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.
Cambridgeshire Police and an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.
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At 4.29pm this afternoon (17th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Dan Phillips landed south of Wisbech via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a boy injured in a collision with a car.
The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the boy who had sustained a leg 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 Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn. 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.
Cambridgeshire Police and an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.
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Luton, man seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Luton, man seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 2.22am this morning (16th), Magpas Doctor Mark Tehan and Paramedic Dan Read arrived in Luton via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man seriously injured when the car he was travelling in left the road.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 20’s), who had sustained multiple injuries. They then anaesthetised him (providing him with A&E level care) before accompanying him by land ambulance to Luton & Dunstable Hospital. He was in a critical but stable condition upon arrival.

The Magpas team then later assisted in transferring the patient by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge for further treatment. He was in a serious condition upon arrival.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew, Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service and Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance at the incident.

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B1043 nr Huntingdon, woman injured in 2x car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

B1043 nr Huntingdon, woman injured in 2x car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 6.19pm yesterday evening (12th), Magpas Doctors Richard Booker and Maria Smith and Paramedic Dan Cody arrived at the B1043 near Huntingdon via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a woman injured in a collision between two cars.

The Magpas medical team assessed the woman (in her 20’s), who had sustained a leg injury and was trapped inside the vehicle. They gave her advanced pain relief (providing her with A&E level care) to allow the Fire and Rescue Service to extricate her from the car. The team then accompanied the woman by land ambulance to Hinchingbrooke Hospital. She was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

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A6 Bedford, car vs tree - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

A6 Bedford, car vs tree - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 1:48pm this afternoon (8th), Magpas Doctor Steve Cory-Bass, Paramedic Dan Cody and Doctor Simon Lewis landed just south of the A6 near Bedford, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called out to a car that had left the road and collided with a tree.

The Magpas medical team assessed a woman (in her late teens) who had sustained a serious head injury. They worked alongside a Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue team and an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to move the patient safely out of the vehicle. The Magpas doctors and paramedic then anesthetised the young woman at the scene (giving her A&E level care), before air lifting her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. The patient was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The Magpas team also assessed a man (in his late teens) who suffered minor injuries.

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

Bedfordshire Police were also in attendance.

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Peterborough, car vs motorcycle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Peterborough, car vs motorcycle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 9.10pm last night (1st), Magpas Doctor Ed Barnard and Paramedic Keiran Bromley arrived in Peterborough, via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle.

The Magpas medical assessed the man (in his 20’s), who had sustained multiple injuries, and gave him advanced pain relief (providing him with A&E level care). The team then accompanied him by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service 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.

We have no further information.

 

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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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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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Six Hills, Leics, woman injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Six Hills, Leics, woman injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.35pm on Saturday evening (4th), Magpas Doctor Zoe Smeed and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Six Hills, Leicestershire, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a woman injured in a single vehicle collision. 

The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her teens) who had sustained an injury to her arm. They assisted an EMAS paramedic crew to treat her minor injuries.

The woman was then taken by land ambulance to Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew to the scene were Pilot Steve Wood and Crewmember Chris Hawkins.

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

 

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Northampton, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

Northampton, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

At 9.05pm on Wednesday evening (10th), Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Chris Hawkins arrived in Northampton via the Magpas Rapid Response vehicle following a road traffic collision involving a car and an HGV.

The Magpas team assessed a man, who had suffered a head injury, before placing him in a medically induced coma (providing A&E level specialist care). The team then accompanied the patient by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry where he was in a serious but stable condition.

EMAS Ambulance Service, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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Huntingdon, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

Huntingdon, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

At 10.37am on Tuesday morning (9th), Magpas Doctor Leigh Bissett and Paramedic Ashley Richardson arrived in Huntingdon via the Magpas Rapid Response vehicle following a road traffic collision involving a car and a van.

The Magpas team assessed a woman (in her 20s) who was experiencing chest and abdominal pain. The patient was subsequently taken by the EEAST Ambulance Service, in a stable condition, to Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

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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.

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:
  • 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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