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Lowestoft, 2 men fall into sea, 1 suffers head injuries - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to them

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Redbourn, multi-vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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Car Vs Tree Nr Huntingdon – Magpas Air Ambulance attends

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

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A47 Nr Tilney All Saints, van vs lorry - Magpas Air Ambulance performs specialist procedure at scene

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Chatteris, man injured in multi-vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Bedford, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance brings hospital care to patient

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

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Nr Ely, multi vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance performs specialist procedure at scene

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Wisbech, man falls from scaffolding - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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Peterborough, child suffers head injuries - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

Peterborough, child suffers head injuries - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

At 10:31am yesterday late morning (27th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in central Peterborough, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They were called to treat a child who has suffered a fall in a public place.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the young male patient who had suffered a head injury. They sedated the boy (providing A&E level care at the scene), before accompanying him in a land ambulance to Peterborough City Hospital -monitoring his condition closely. Upon arrival, the patient was in a stable condition.

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

EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews and 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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M1, Watford Gap, multi-vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to baby girl

M1, Watford Gap, multi-vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to baby girl

At 10:54am this morning (23rd), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Dan Cody arrived at the M1 in Northamptonshire, near the Watford Gap services, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called out, after a multi-vehicle road traffic collision.

The Magpas medical team assessed a baby girl, who had suffered a serious head injury. They gave her a general anaesthetic at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). They then flew the young patient to the major trauma centre in Birmingham, where upon arrival she was in a serious but stable condition.

The Magpas Air Ambulance helicopter crew who flew the Magpas medical team to the scene - and the patient with the Magpas medical team to hospital were Magpas Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Rob Davies.

TAAS Air Ambulance, EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crews, Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service crews were also in attendance.

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A141 March, 22 injured in bus incident - Magpas called to scene

A141 March, 22 injured in bus incident - Magpas called to scene

At 6:30am this morning (30th) Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Zoe Smeed and Paramedic Chris Hawkins) arrived on the A141, south of March, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW. A bus with 65 people on board, had left the road and ended up on its side in a ditch.

The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic assessed 22 patients (between 17 and 60 years old), whilst working alongside EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews, HART Crews and Cambridgeshire Police at the roadside. These patients suffered a combination of head, chest and leg injuries - as well as headaches. Fortunately no one endured any life threatening injuries. Five patients were subsequently taken to Peterborough City Hospital in land ambulances for further treatment.

Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service Crews were also present. Magpas would like to thank all the Emergency Services for their excellent teamwork.
This incident also highlights the importance of the Magpas 24/7 service - lifesaving care by land and air in the East of England and beyond.

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Car vs tree, near Wisbech - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Car vs tree, near Wisbech - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Car vs tree, nr Wisbech - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

At 3:32pm yesterday afternoon (14th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Nathan Howes and Paramedic Dan Read) arrived at a location between Outwell and Wisbech, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after a collision between a car and a tree.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 40’s) who suffered a head injury. The Helimedix then worked alongside a Fire & Rescue Service Crew and EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews to remove the patient safely out of the vehicle. The Magpas team then accompanied the man, in a land ambulance, to King’s Lynn Hospital for further investigation (monitoring his condition all the way). On arrival at the hospital, the patient 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.

The Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Peterborough man suffers serious stair fall - Magpas Helimedix called to him

Peterborough man suffers serious stair fall - Magpas Helimedix called to him

Peterborough man suffers serious stair fall - Magpas Helimedix called to him

At 12:35pm yesterday afternoon (12th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Nick Foster and Paramedic Simon Standen) arrived at a residential area in central Peterborough, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after a man (in his 60’s) suffered a fall down some stairs and was left with an acute head injury.

The Magpas team provided the patient with Enhanced A&E level care, before accompanying him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a land ambulance (monitoring his condition all the way). On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a stable but critical condition.

Two EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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A14 nr Keyston, 3x car collision - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

A14 nr Keyston, 3x car collision - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

A14 nr Keyston, 3x car collision - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Photo caption: A14 near Keyston incident scene of three car road traffic collision - image courtesy of Magpas Helimedix

At 12:58pm yesterday afternoon (11th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Nick Foster and Paramedic Simon Standen) arrived at the A14 near Keyston, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after a road traffic collision involving three cars.

The Magpas team assessed a woman (in her 40’s) who suffered head injuries. The Helimedix treated the patient, before she was taken to Kettering Hospital, in a stable condition, by land ambulance. Two EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic crews and an EMAS Ambulance Service Rapid Response Paramedic also assessed a small number of other patients at the scene. Fortunately no one involved in this incident suffered life-threatening injuries.

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

A Fire & Rescue Service Crew and the Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Ramsey man suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix called to him

Ramsey man suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix called to him

Ramsey man suffers seizure - Magpas Helimedix called to him

At 12:15pm yesterday afternoon (8th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Alexandra Cross and Paramedic Dan Read) arrived in Ramsey via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - after a man (in his 50’s) suffered a seizure.

The Magpas team assessed the patient and worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Paramedic Crew to treat the patient. The Helimedix then accompanied the man in a land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, monitoring his condition all the way. On arrival at the hospital, the patient was in a stable but serious condition.

An EEAST Ambulance Service Rapid Response Paramedic was also present. All the Emergency Services worked well together.

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Serious motorbike collision near Warboys - 21st December 2014

Serious motorbike collision near Warboys - 21st December 2014

21st December 2014 - Serious motorbike collision near Warboys 

At 17:00 on the (21st December), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Alex Cross and Paramedic Rob Riches) met an ambulance crew at Magpas’ crash gate at RAF Wyton after a motorbike was involved in a collision near Warboys. The Helimedix team provided a man in his 50s with advanced pain relief and 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.

 

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Yaxley, serious van & car collision - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Yaxley, serious van & car collision - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

Yaxley, serious van & car collision - Magpas Helimedix fly to scene

At 3:27pm yesterday afternoon (18th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Alexandra Cross and Paramedic Dan Read) arrived in Yaxley via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after a serious collision occurred involving a car and a van.

The Magpas team sedated a man (in his 30’s) who was trapped inside the van and had suffered serious leg injuries. The Helimedix then worked alongside a Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Crew (who did an excellent job), to safely remove the patient from the vehicle before accompanying him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a land ambulance. On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a serious but stable condition.

Prior to the arrival of the Magpas team, another patient had managed to get out of the van themselves and was subsequently taken to Peterborough City Hospital, in a land ambulance, by an EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crew for further observation. Sadly, a man was also pronounced dead at the scene, our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Andy Figg and Crew Member Simon Amos.

An EEAST Ambulance Service Rapid Response Paramedic, an EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Manager and the Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

**Please contact The Collision Investigation Unit at Cambridgeshire Police on 101, if you have any additional the information. Thank you.**

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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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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:
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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.
  • 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.

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