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

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Hertford, multi-vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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Nr A1, Hatfield, serious round traffic incident - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Letchworth Garden City, man suffers a collapse – Magpas Air Ambulance fly to him

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At 8:48am this morning (25th) Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Letchworth Garden City via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had suffered a collapse.

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Hertford, car overturned at A10/A414 roundabout - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Hertford, car overturned at A10/A414 roundabout - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 3:10am, in the early hours this morning (1st), Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived in Hertford via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat two patients who were left injured and trapped inside a car, after it overturned at the A10 / A414 roundabout in Hertford.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a woman (in her late teens) who had sustained serious injuries. They administered pain relief for the patient whilst escorting her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by land ambulance. Upon arrival at the hospital, the woman was in a stable condition.

The Magpas doctor and paramedic also worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to assess a man (in his 20s) - before he was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage by the ambulance crew for further observation.

EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews, Hertfordshire police and a Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service crew were also in attendance.

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Berkhamsted, pedestrian injured in collision with car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.40pm yesterday evening (20th), Magpas Doctors Ed Barnard and Maria Smith and Paramedic Chris Hawkins landed in Berkhamsted, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a pedestrian who had been injured in a collision with a car.

The Magpas medical team assessed a man (in his 20’s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They provided him with advanced pain relief (giving him A&E level care) before an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew took the patient by land ambulance to Watford General Hospital in a stable condition.

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

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B656 near Hitchin, man seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

B656 near Hitchin, man seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.40pm yesterday evening (17th), Magpas Doctor Andy Lindsay and Paramedic Dan Read landed beside the B656 south of Hitchin, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They were called to treat a driver injured in a collision.

The Magpas medical team assessed a man (in his 30’s) who had sustained significant head injuries. They anaesthetised him at the scene (giving him A&E level care) before airlifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

The man was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

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

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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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Nr Stevenage, tree surgeon injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Stevenage, tree surgeon injured in fall from height - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 11.35am this morning (8th), Magpas Doctor Drew Welch and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed at a rural area along the A602 south of Stevenage, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a tree surgeon who had fallen from 30 feet.

The Magpas team assessed a man (in his 30s) who had sustained chest injuries. They provided him with pain relief and put measures in place to protect his injuries.

He was then flown via the air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Welwyn, van driver goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Welwyn, van driver goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.28pm on Thursday afternoon (26th), Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Welwyn, via the Magpas air ambulance, to treat a man who had gone into cardiac arrest while at the wheel of a van.

The Magpas medical team gave the patient advanced life support and medications (providing him with A&E level care at the scene) to successfully resuscitate him. He was then flown to the Lister Hospital, Stevenage, where he was in a serious condition upon arrival.

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

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

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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

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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.

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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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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