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Ely serious motorbike collision - Magpas Helimedix attend

Ely serious motorbike collision - Magpas Helimedix attend

Ely serious motorbike collision - Magpas Helimedix attend

At 12:21am this morning, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Sarah Hazleman, Paramedic Dan Phillips and Doctor Rod Mackenzie) arrived in the Ely area, via the Magpas Helimedix Rapid Response BMW - after a motorbike collided with a metal fence.

The Magpas team anaesthetised a man (in his 20’s) who suffered head and chest injuries. After providing crucial A&E level care for the patient at the scene, the Helimedix then accompanied the patient to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a land ambulance. On arrival at the hospital, the man was in serious but stable condition.

East Anglian Air Ambulance, an EEAST Ambulance Crew and the Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Motorbike & car collision, near St Ives - Magpas Helimedix attend

Motorbike & car collision, near St Ives - Magpas Helimedix attend

Motorbike & car collision, near St Ives - Magpas Helimedix attend

At 1:20pm this afternoon, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Tom Odbert and Paramedic Paul Sallis) arrived at the A1123, near the St Ives and Needingworth area, via the Magpas Helimedix Rapid Response BMW - after a car and motorbike were involved in a serious collision.

The Magpas team sedated a man (in his 40’s) who suffered severe injuries. After providing A&E level care for the patient at the scene, the Helimedix then accompanied him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a land ambulance. On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a stable condition.

East Anglian Air Ambulance, two EEAST Ambulance Rapid Response Officers, an off-duty paramedic, an off-duty nurse and the Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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St Neots woman suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance flies to scene

St Neots woman suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance flies to scene

St Neots woman suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance flies to scene

 

At 9:01am yesterday morning 20th August, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Tom Odbert and Paramedic Dan Phillips) arrived at a field in the Eaton Socon area, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance. An EEAST Ambulance Crew requested their assistance after a woman (in her 90’s) suffered a seizure.

The Magpas team sedated the patient in the back of a land ambulance (providing her with specialist care), whilst working alongside the EEAST Ambulance Crew at the scene. The Helimedix then accompanied the woman to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in the land ambulance. On arrival at the hospital, she was in a stable condition.

 

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member George Phillips.

All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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A1 nr Peterborough, motorbike incident - Magpas Helimedix attend

A1 nr Peterborough, motorbike incident - Magpas Helimedix attend

A1 nr Peterborough, motorbike incident - Magpas Helimedix attend

At 1:36pm (19th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Nick Scott and Paramedic Alex Pearce) arrived close to the A1, near Peterborough, via the Magpas Helimedix Rapid Response BMW - after two people suffered a fall from a large motorbike.

The Magpas team administered enhanced pain relief for a man (in his 60’s) who endured severe injuries to his upper body, before escorting the patient to Peterborough City Hospital in a land ambulance (monitoring him all the way). On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a serious but stable condition.

On Scene issues

The Magpas team also assessed a woman (in her 60’s) who suffered minor injuries to her chest. This patient was subsequently taken to Peterborough City Hospital, in a stable condition, in a land ambulance.

Two EEAST Ambulance Crews, an EEAST Rapid Response Paramedic, an EMAS Paramedic and the Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Bedfordshire man suffers cardiac arrest - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Bedfordshire man suffers cardiac arrest - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Bedfordshire man suffers cardiac arrest - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

At approximately 1pm today (Friday 15th August), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Chris Adcock and paramedic Steve Chambers) arrived at a residential address in Bedfordshire, via the Magpas Air Ambulance - after an adult male suffered a cardiac arrest.

The Helimedix accompanied the man in a Land Ambulance to Papworth Hospital monitoring his condition all the way. On arrival at the hospital, he was in a serious but stable condition.

Magpas Dr Adcock explained, “Thanks to the swift actions of a community first responder, who had performed CPR and the rapid response and treatment by the ambulance team this gentleman has been given the best possible chance of making a good recovery. This incident highlights how important first aid skills really are.”

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2 car head on collision on the A141 between Wyton and Warboys - Magpas Helimedix attend

2 car head on collision on the A141 between Wyton and Warboys - Magpas Helimedix attend

2 car head on collision on the A141 between Wyton and Warboys - Magpas Helimedix attend

At 9.10am today (13th August) Magpas Helimedix (Dr Vijayasanker and Paramedic Kieran Bromley) arrived to the A141 via the Magpas Rapid Response car – after two cars were involved in a head on collision.

When the Helimedix team arrived there was one patient trapped in the car (male in his late 20s). The Helimedix team assessed the patient and worked alongside the Fire and Ambulance Service to free him from the vehicle. The patient was then taken by land ambulance to Hinchingbroooke Hospital.  

The other driver, also a male in his late 20s was also taken by land ambulance to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, both were in stable condition.

Other emergency services on scene were Fire, Police and East of England Ambulance

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Motorcross incident, Leighton Buzzard - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Motorcross incident, Leighton Buzzard - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Motorcross incident, Leighton Buzzard - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

At 15:35 yesterday afternoon (10th August ), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Wayne Kark and Paramedic Simon Standen) landed near Leighton Buzzard via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after a motorcross rider had fallen.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 20’s) who had fallen from the motocross. The Helimedix team administered pain relief and sedated the patient before accompanying him to Luton and Dunstable Hospital. On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a stable condition.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Steve Crawford.

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Magpas Helimedix attend footballer in Huntingdon

Magpas Helimedix attend footballer in Huntingdon

Magpas Helimedix attend footballer in Huntingdon

At approximately 4.30pm on Saturday (9th August), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Peter Holden and Paramedic Rob Riches) arrived in Huntingdon, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after two footballers had collided with each other.

The Magpas team assessed one of the players who had sustained an injury. The Helimedix team administered strong pain relief and then sedated the patient before accompanying him (in his 30s), in a Land Ambulance, to Hinchingbrooke Hospital. On arrival at the hospital the patient was in a stable condition. The other player was uninjured.

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Peterborough man suffers fall - Magpas Helimedix attend

Peterborough man suffers fall - Magpas Helimedix attend

Peterborough man suffers fall - Magpas Helimedix attend

 

At 9:25pm last night (29th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor David Driver and Paramedic Phil Almond) arrived in the Eye area of Peterborough, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after a man (in his 30’s) suffered a fall in a public place.

The Magpas team assessed the patient, who suffered facial injuries and suspected head injuries. They then accompanied the man, in a Land Ambulance, to Peterborough City Hospital for further treatment. On arrival at the hospital, the patient was in a stable condition.

 

An EEAST Ambulance Crew was also present. All the Emergency Services worked well together.

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Littleport man suffers fall down stairs - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Littleport man suffers fall down stairs - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Littleport man suffers fall down stairs - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

 

At 3:22pm yesterday afternoon (27th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor David Driver and Paramedic Phil Almond) arrived at a residential address in the area of Littleport, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance. A man (in his 50’s) suffered a fall down some stairs whilst carrying a heavy object and sustained an injury to his head.

The Helimedix assessed the patient, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew. Fortunately, the man’s injuries were not life-threatening. The patient was then taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a stable condition, via a Land Ambulance.

 

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member George Phillips.

All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Wittering, woman suffers serious knee injury - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Wittering, woman suffers serious knee injury - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Wittering, woman suffers serious knee injury - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

 

At 1:10pm yesterday afternoon (27th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor David Driver and Paramedic Phil Almond) arrived in the area of Wittering, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance. A woman (in her 20’s) suffered a severe injury to her knee.

The Helimedix sedated the patient. The woman was then taken to Peterborough City Hospital in a stable condition, via a Land Ambulance.

 

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member George Phillips.

An EEAST Ambulance Crew was also present. All the Emergency Services worked well together.

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Parachuting incident, nr March - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Parachuting incident, nr March - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Parachuting incident, nr March - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

 

At 11:55am yesterday morning (27th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor David Driver and Paramedic Phill Almond) arrived in a rural area, south of March, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance. A man (in his 30’s) suffered injuries to his leg, following an awkward parachute landing.

The Helimedix assessed the patient and put measures into place to protect his leg, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew at the scene. The man was then taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in a stable condition, in a Land Ambulance.

 

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member George Phillips.

All the Emergency Services worked well together.

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Ipswich, man suffers collapse on golf course - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Ipswich, man suffers collapse on golf course - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

At 3:58pm on Saturday afternoon (26th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Tom Odbert and Paramedic Keir Rutherford) arrived in a rural area of Ipswich, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance. A man (in his 70’s) suffered a collapse and went into cardiac arrest at a residential address, following a game of golf. A bystander gave initial CPR, before EEAST Ambulance Crews arrived and performed advanced life support.

The Helimedix provided the man with specialist A&E level care at the scene. The Magpas team then accompanied the patient in a Land Ambulance to Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (monitoring his condition all the way). On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a serious but stable condition.  

 

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member George Phillips.

Two EEAST Ambulance Crews, an EEAST Ambulance Rapid Response Paramedic and the Police were all present. Everyone worked extremely well together.

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Man suffers head injuries, Bedford - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Man suffers head injuries, Bedford - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Man suffers head injuries, Bedford - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

 

At 2:14pm this afternoon, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Jon Birks and Paramedic Paul Sallis) arrived at Bedford, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after a man (in his 30’s) suffered head injuries and an EEAST Ambulance Crew requested their assistance.

The Magpas team assessed the patient, whilst working alongside the Ambulance Crew. The Helimedix then accompanied the man in a Land Ambulance to Bedford Hospital. On arrival at the hospital, he was in a non-life-threatening condition.  

 

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST Ambulance Manager, amongst other Emergency Services, was also present. Everyone worked well together.

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Child injured, collision nr Black Cat Roundabout - Magpas Helimedix attend

Child injured, collision nr Black Cat Roundabout - Magpas Helimedix attend

Child injured, collision nr Black Cat Roundabout - Magpas Helimedix attend

 

At 6:30pm last night (23rd), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Tom Odbert and Paramedic Dan Read) arrived at the A421 near the Black Cat Roundabout, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after a serious road traffic incident. A nine year old girl suffered severe arm and leg injuries.

The Magpas team administered pain relief and put measures into the place to protect the patient’s arm and leg. They then accompanied the girl, in a Land Ambulance, to Bedford South Wing Hospital. On arrival at the hospital, she was in a serious but stable condition. Her mother was at her side.

 

Two EEAST Ambulance Crews, two EEAST Senior Paramedics, Fire & Rescue Crews and the Police were also on the scene. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Wisbech man suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Wisbech man suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Wisbech man suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

 

At 6:05pm (6th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Jon Birks, Paramedic Simon Standen and Doctor Rod Mackenzie) arrived at a residential address on the outskirts of Wisbech (towards the  Leverington area), via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after a man (in his 40’s) suffered a seizure.

The Magpas team assessed the patient, who’s conditioned had improved substantially. An EEAST Ambulance Crew then took the man to King’s Lynn Hospital, in a Land Ambulance, for further observation.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene: Pilot Jim Polwarth and Crew Member Rob Davies.

All the Emergency Services workedextremely well together.

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Motorbike & van collision, nr Covington - Magpas Helimedix attend

Motorbike & van collision, nr Covington - Magpas Helimedix attend

Motorbike & van collision, nr Covington - Magpas Helimedix attend

 

At 4:48pm evening (1st), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Phil Morgan, Paramedic Simon Standen and Dr Ali Tompkins) arrived near Covington, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after a motorbike and a van collided.

The Magpas team sedated a man (in his late teens), who suffered serious leg injuries. The Helimedix then splinted his leg, before accompanying the patient to Kettering Hospital in a Land Ambulance.

On arrival at the hospital, he was in stable condition.

An EEAST Ambulance Crew, a Fire & Rescue Crew and the Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked well together.

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Essex man flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital - thanks to Air Ambulance team work

Essex man flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital - thanks to Air Ambulance team work

Essex man flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital - thanks to Air Ambulance team work

 

At 3:06pm yesterday afternoon (29th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Peter Holden and Paramedic Dan phillips) arrived in a rural part of Braintree, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance.

An Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Doctor and Paramedic provided enhanced pre-hospital care for the man in his 60’s, who had suffered a fall from tree, before handing the patient into the care of the Magpas team. The Magpas Helimedix then flew the patient to Addenbrooke’s hospital (monitoring his condition all the way). On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a stable condition.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Simon Standen.

Both Air Ambulance crews worked extremely well together, alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew.

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March woman falls from horse - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

March woman falls from horse - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

March woman falls from horse - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

 

At 3:37pm on Saturday afternoon (28th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Charles Johnson and Paramedic Keir Rutherford) arrived at a field in March, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance. A woman (in her 30’s) suffered a fall from a horse, leaving her with shoulder injuries.

The Magpas team worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew at the scene, to assess the patient and administer pain relief. The woman was then taken to Peterborough City Hospital in a Land Ambulance, for further observation.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Steve Hunwicks.

All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Harlow child suffers first floor fall - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Harlow child suffers first floor fall - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Harlow child suffers first floor fall - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

 

At approximately 5pm Saturday evening (28th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Maria Smith and Paramedic Chris Hawkins) arrived at a residential address in Harlow, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after a toddler suffered a fall from the first floor of the building.

The Magpas team worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew to assess the patient and carefully administer pain relief. The young girl was then taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a stable condition, in a Land Ambulance, for further observation.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Steve Hunwicks.

All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Last updated: October 24, 2017

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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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