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Nr Peterborough, woman injured in sporting activity – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

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Potton, child seriously injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Huntingdon, woman injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 7.49pm yesterday evening (19th) Magpas Doctor Jon Barratt and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived in Huntingdon via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a women who had been injured in a fall.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 60’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They gave the woman advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before the EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew took her to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, via land ambulance, in a stable condition.

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Magpas Air Ambulance fly to 2x horse riding incidents in Beds in as many days

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Over the weekend the Magpas Air Ambulance medical team provided two patients in Bedfordshire with hospital level care after they were both injured in separate horse riding incidents. At 8:20am yesterday morning (20th) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Dan Phillips landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who was injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 50’s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before accompanying her via land ambulance to Bedford Hospital.

A Magpas team had already flown to Bedfordshire the day before (19th) to a rural location near Flitwick as another woman, who was in her 20’s, who had sustained a serious leg injury. She too was assessed and sedated by the Magpas Doctor and Paramedic before being accompanied to Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

Both patients were in stable conditions upon arrival at hospital.

EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews were in attendance.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmembers Steve Hunwicks and Rob Davies.

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Nr Flitwick, woman injured in fall from horse – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 5.10pm yesterday afternoon (19th) Magpas Doctor Rosie Dwyer and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in a rural location east of Flitwick, Bedfordshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 20’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury before sedating her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). They then accompanied the woman via land ambulance to Luton and Dunstable Hospital, where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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March, man suffers serious leg injury – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 16.02pm yesterday afternoon (27th) Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in March via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a fall.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 60’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury and sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). They then accompanied the man to Peterborough City Hospital via land ambulance where he was in a 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 were also in attendance.

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Nr Chatteris, man injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 12.05pm Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in a rural location north of Chatteris via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a fall.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They gave the man advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) before airlifting him to Peterborough City Hospital. The patient was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Sandy, man injured in fall at industrial site – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Sandy, man injured in fall at industrial site – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 6.55am this morning (25th) Magpas Doctor Andrew Lindsay and Paramedic Dan Read arrived in Sandy via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a fall at an industrial site.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the man (in his 50’s) who was trapped and had fractured his leg. They administered advanced pain relief (providing him with A&E level care at the scene) and worked with the Hazardous Area Response Team to extricate the man. An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew then took him to Bedford Hospital in a stable condition.

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Nr St Ives, woman injured in fall down stairs - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Nr St Ives, woman injured in fall down stairs - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 6.30am this morning (19th), Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived at a residential location south of St Ives via a rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a woman injured after falling down a flight of stairs.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 60’s) who had sustained a head injury. They provided her with pain relief in order to extricate her from the property. The woman was then taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a stable condition.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew was also in attendance.

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Shefford, cyclist seriously injured in fall from bicycle - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 12.51pm on Saturday afternoon (31st) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Shefford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had fallen from a pushbike.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 40s) who had sustained a head injury. They anaesthetised the patient at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) before airlifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Paul Nolan and Crewmember George Phillips.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and the EEAST Hazardous Area Response Team were also in attendance.

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Nr St Ives, woman seriously injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr St Ives, woman seriously injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 8.27am this morning (22nd) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Dan Read landed east of St Ives via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had fallen at home.

The Magpas medical team assessed the woman (in her 80s) who had sustained a serious head injury. They then gave her a general anaesthetic at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before accompanied her by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. She was in a serious condition upon arrival at hospital.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew was also in attendance.

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St Neots, man injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

St Neots, man injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 7.10pm yesterday evening (18th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived in St Neots via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man injured in a fall.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 70’s), who had sustained a head injury. They sedated the patient (providing him with A&E level care) before accompanying him by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

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Peterborough, woman injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Peterborough, woman injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 6.11pm yesterday evening (15th), Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived in Peterborough via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a woman injured in a fall at home.

The Magpas medical team assessed the woman (in her 50’s), who had sustained a serious leg injury. They gave her advanced pain relief (providing her with A&E level care) before accompanying her by land ambulance to Peterborough City Hospital. She was in a stable condition upon arrival.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Flitwick, man seriously injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Flitwick, man seriously injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 12.54pm this afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedics Alex Pearce and Dan Cody landed in Flitwick via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man injured in a fall down stairs.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 70s) who had sustained a serious head injury. They then anesthetised him at the scene (giving him A&E level care) before air lifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was in a serious condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Rushden, man sustains head injury in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Rushden, man sustains head injury in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.22pm on Sunday evening (23rd), Magpas Doctor Sarah Hazleman and Paramedic Chris Hawkins landed in Rushden via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man had fallen over.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 50’s), who had sustained a head injury, before flying him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

An EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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Peterborough, tree surgeon falls 20 feet - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 9.57am this morning (19th), Magpas Doctors Andy Lindsay and Tom Odbert and Paramedic Dan Phillips landed in Peterborough, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a tree surgeon who had fallen approximately 20 feet while working up a tree.

The Magpas medical team assessed a man (in his 20’s) who had sustained leg injuries. They provided him with pain relief before an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew took the patient by land ambulance to Peterborough City Hospital in a stable condition.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Andy Craigie.

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St Albans, man injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

St Albans, man injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.45pm on Monday afternoon (18th), Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in St Albans, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a man  who had fallen from a significant height at a construction site.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 20s) who had sustained suspected pelvic and back injuries. They put measures in place to protect his injuries and coordinated efforts to extricate the patient from the site.

He was then taken by land ambulance to Watford General Hospital, where he was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Matt Tacon and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

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

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March, man injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

March, man injured in fall - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.18pm on Saturday afternoon (21st), Magpas Doctor Rupert Hurry and Paramedic Chris Hawkins landed in March, via the Magpas air ambulance, to treat a man injured in a fall.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 60s), who had sustained head injuries. The patient was sedated and anaesthetised (providing him with A&E level care at the scene). He was flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The patient was in a stable condition upon arrival in hospital.

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

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

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Nr St Ives, woman injured in fall down stairs - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Nr St Ives, woman injured in fall down stairs - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 11.37pm on Thursday evening (21st), Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Chris Hawkins arrived near St Ives, via the rapid response vehicle, to treat a woman who had fallen down a flight of stairs.

The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her 70s) who had suffered a head injury. They immobilised the patient before accompanying her by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. She was in a stable condition upon arrival.

EEAST Ambulance Service were also in attendance.

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Nr St Neots, woman injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

Nr St Neots, woman injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

At 1.02pm this afternoon (21st), Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Dan Read landed near St Neots, via the air ambulance, to treat a woman who had suffered a fall.

The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her 70s) who had sustained a head injury. The patient was given pain relief before the team accompanied her by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. She was in a stable condition upon arrival.

EEAST Ambulance Service were also in attendance.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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