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March, man suffers cardiac arrest – Magpas Air Ambulance fly to him

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March, tractor vs ditch – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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March, man suffers cardiac arrest – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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March, car vs lorry – 2x Magpas Air Ambulance teams called to scene

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March, man seriously injured in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance fly to him

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March, pedestrian & car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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March man hosts 70 people, on 45 bikes, for 12 hours of spinning – all for one vital cause

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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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March, man falls 15ft from roof - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

March, man falls 15ft from roof - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

PHOTO CAPTION: Magpas Air Ambulance lands in central March

At 8:06am this morning, Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid, Paramedic Andy Smith and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in a built-up area of March, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They were called to treat a man who had fallen 15 feet (approximately) from a roof.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50s) who had sustained serious injuries to his body. They gave the man enhanced pain relief and sedated him (providing A&E level care at the scene). The Magpas doctor and paramedics then worked alongside a Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service crew and a HART team to move the patient safely into the air ambulance, before flying him onto Addenbrooke’s Hospital for further investigation. Upon arrival at the hospital, the man was in serious but stable condition.

The Helicopter crew who flew the patient and the medical team were Magpas Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Simon Amos.

EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews were also in attendance.

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March, woman falls from height – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

March, woman falls from height – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 4.03pm yesterday afternoon (6th) Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson, Paramedic Ryan Warwick and Doctor D Vijayasankar arrived in March via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been injured in a fall from a height.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 30’s) who had sustained head injuries before placing the woman into a medically induced coma, (providing A&E level care at the scene). The woman was then airlifted to Addenbrooke’s hospital and was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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March, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

March, pedestrian vs car - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 10.34am on Sunday morning (11th) Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Dan Read landed in March via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a female pedestrian involved in a collision with a car.

The Magpas medical team assessed the woman (in her 50s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They then sedated her at the scene (giving her A&E level care) before air lifting her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. She was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Craig Redman and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

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

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Wisbech, man goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Wisbech, man goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.36pm on Thursday evening (2nd), Magpas Doctor Peter Holden and Paramedic Chris Hawkins landed in Wisbech, via the Magpas air ambulance, to treat a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

The Magpas medical team gave the patient (in his 50s) advanced life support to successfully resuscitate him. He was then anaesthetised (providing him with A&E level care at the scene) before being taken by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn.  The patient was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were Pilot Steve Wood and Crewmember Paul Nolan.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew 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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March, woman injured in fall from motorcycle - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

March, woman injured in fall from motorcycle - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 17.05pm on Monday evening (11th), Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Dan Cody arrived in March, via the rapid response vehicle, to treat a woman who had fallen off her motorcycle.

The Magpas team assessed woman (in her 20s) who had suffered an injury to her leg. They sedated the patient and provided her with advanced pain relief (giving A&E level care at the scene). The team then accompanied the woman by land ambulance to Peterborough City Hospital, where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

Cambridgeshire Police and EEAST Ambulance Service were also in attendance.

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Last updated: October 24, 2017

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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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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

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