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Chatteris, motorcyclist seriously injured – Magpas Air Ambulance fly to him

The Magpas medical team with the air ambulance and rapid response BMW
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Chatteris, man injured in multi-vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Nr Chatteris, very serious road traffic collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

Nr Chatteris, very serious road traffic collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 5:28pm this evening (27th), Magpas Doctor VJ Sankar and Paramedic Alex Pearce flew to the A142, south of Chatteris, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called after an extremely serious road traffic incident involving two cars and multiple casualties.

The Magpas enhanced medical team placed a woman into an induced coma at the scene (providing her with A&E level care), before accompanying her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by land ambulance. Upon arrival at the hospital, the patient was in a serious but stable condition.

The Magpas helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Steve Wood and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

A team from East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews, Cambridgeshire Police and Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service crews were also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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Chatteris, van vs lorry - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Chatteris, van vs lorry - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 3.47pm on Monday afternoon (13th) Magpas Doctors Jono Ritson and Maria Smith, and Paramedic Ollie Robinson, landed in Chatteris via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a man injured in a collision between a van and a lorry.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the man (in his 30s) who was trapped inside a vehicle and had sustained minor injuries. They assisted in extricating him from the vehicle and provided him with pain relief. The man was then taken by an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a stable condition.

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

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

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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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Chatteris, two seriously injured in three vehicle collision – Magpas flies to scene

Chatteris, two seriously injured in three vehicle collision – Magpas flies to scene

At 8.35am on Tuesday morning (16th), the Magpas Air Ambulance landed in Chatteris to treat two people who had been injured in a road traffic collision involving three vehicles.

Magpas Doctor Maria Smith and Paramedic Dan Read assessed a woman (in her 80s) who had suffered a serious leg injury. The team sedated the woman (providing A&E level specialist care) before accompanying her by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The patient was in a stable condition on arrival.

A second patient had also suffered serious injuries in the collision and was treated by EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedics.

The Helicopter team who flew the Magpas Doctor and Paramedic to the scene were Pilot Andy Figg and Crew Member George Phillips.

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

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Nr Chatteris, man electrocuted - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

Nr Chatteris, man electrocuted - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

At 4.23pm on Thursday afternoon (11th) the Magpas Air Ambulance landed near Chatteris following a call to an incident where a man had been electrocuted by overhead cables.

 

The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic assessed the man, in his 40s, who had suffered severe injuries. The patient was given advanced pain relief (A&E level specialist care) before being flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital via the air ambulance. He was in a serious but stable condition on arrival at hospital. 

 

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

 

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Chatteris child suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix attend

Chatteris child suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix attend

Chatteris child suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix attend

At 7:45pm last night (2nd), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Jon Birks and Paramedic Kier Rutherford) arrived at a residential address in Chatteris, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after a young boy suffered a seizure.

The Magpas team administered medication and fluid, and the patient's condition improved. The Helimedix then accompanied the boy, in a Land Ambulance, to Hinchingbrooke Hospital. On arrival at the hospital, the child was in a stable condition. His family were at his side.

An EEAST Ambulance Crew and EEAST Ambulance Officer were also present. 

All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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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.

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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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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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