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Higham Ferrers, 2x car collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Wellingborough, pedestrian vs car – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Corby, man injured in industrial incident – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 9:12pm last night (10th) Magpas Doctor Jon Barratt, Paramedic Alex Pearce and Doctor Anne Booth arrived in Corby via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had been seriously injured in an industrial incident.

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Northampton, woman injured in equestrian incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

Northampton, woman injured in equestrian incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to her

At 5:50pm yesterday evening (27th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in a rural part of Northampton, via the Magpas air ambulance. They were called by EMAS Ambulance Service to treat a woman who had fallen from a horse and was lying in a field.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 40’s), who had suffered suspected serious injuries to her body. They gave her advanced pain relief (providing A&E level care at the scene), before flying her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Upon arrival, the woman was in a serious but stable condition.

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

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Rushden, pedestrian vs car – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Rushden, pedestrian vs car – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 8.41pm Saturday night (6th) Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Ollie Robinson arrived in Rushden, Northamptonshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained head injuries. They gave the man a general anaesthetic, placing him into a medically induced coma at the scene (providing A&E level care), before accompanying the patient to University Hospital Coventry via land ambulance. The man was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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A5199 Nr Creaton, multiple casualties in 3x vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

A5199 Nr Creaton, multiple casualties in 3x vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 9:30pm last night (9th) Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson and Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived at the A5199 near Creaton, Northamptonshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat two patients with multiple injuries who had been involved in a 3x vehicle collision.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a woman (in her 50’s) who had sustained abdominal injuries, and worked alongside an EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew before she was taken to Northampton General Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The Magpas doctor and paramedic team also assessed a man (in his 20’s) who had sustained head injuries. They gave him enhanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) before accompanying the patient to University Hospital Coventry. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS), an EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew, the East Midlands Immediate Care Scheme, Northamptonshire Police and the Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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Kettering, man injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Kettering, man injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 8.35am this morning (13th), Magpas Doctors Richard Booker and Anne Booth and Paramedic Ryan Warwick arrived in Kettering via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man injured when the van he was travelling in left the road.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 60’s), who had sustained a leg injury and was trapped inside the vehicle. They gave him advanced pain relief (providing him with A&E level care) to allow the Fire and Rescue Service to extricate him from the van. The man was then taken by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry in a stable condition.

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

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Nr Raunds, man seriously injured as car leaves the road - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

Nr Raunds, man seriously injured as car leaves the road - Magpas Air Ambulance called to the scene

At 8.47pm on Tuesday evening (22nd), Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid and Paramedic Keir Rutherford arrived at a rural location east of Raunds via the Magpas rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a passenger injured when the car they were travelling in left the road and entered a ditch.

The Magpas medical team assessed a man (in his teens), who had sustained head injuries. The Magpas medical team anaesthetised him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) and accompanied him by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

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Irthlingborough, motorcyclist injured in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Irthlingborough, motorcyclist injured in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 5.44pm on Tuesday evening (25th), Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Chris Hawkins landed in Irthlingborough via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a motorcyclist involved 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 gave him advanced pain relief and sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). The team then accompanied him by land ambulance to Northampton General Hospital. He was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

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

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Nr Oundle, many injured in bus v car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Oundle, many injured in bus v car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 4.14pm on Thursday afternoon (14th), Magpas Doctors Leigh Bissett and Dhakshinamoorthy Vijayasankar and Paramedic Dan Phillips landed near Oundle, via the Magpas Air Ambulance, to treat a number of people injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with a car.

Magpas Air Ambulance was one of the first emergency medical resources on scene and assisted an EMAS ambulance officer to assess the situation and declare a major incident. Other emergency services, including the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, arrived shortly after.

As the first air ambulance team on scene, the Magpas medical team took the crucial role of triaging the injured patients.

Excellent working between all agencies ensured 23 patients were quickly triaged, with many treated at the scene and several taken to hospital by land ambulance. One patient was airlifted by the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

The Hazardous Area Response Team, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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Northamptonshire, car & pushbike collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 6:23am this morning Magpas Doctor Drew Welch and Magpas Paramedic Alex Pearce arrived in Northamptonshire (to the East of Lamport) via the rapid response vehicle. They were called out to treat a man (in his mid-20’s), who had been thrown quite a distance from his bicycle and into some bushes - after his pushbike and a car collided.

The Magpas team worked alongside an EMAS paramedic crew to assess the patient. Fortunately, the man didn’t suffer any life-threatening injuries, but was given pain relief for a suspected leg injury.

The patient was then taken, in a stable condition, by land ambulance to Northampton Hospital for further treatment.
Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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Nr Wellingborough, racing driver injured in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Nr Wellingborough, racing driver injured in collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 12.54pm this afternoon (28th), Magpas Doctor Leigh Bissett and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed near Wellingborough, via the Magpas air ambulance, to treat a racing driver injured in a high speed collision.

The Magpas medical team assessed the man (in his 50s), who had sustained serious chest and abdominal injuries. The patient was given pain relief and IV fluids before being flown 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 Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crewmember Steve Hunwicks.

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Rushden, pedestrian & car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

Rushden, pedestrian & car collision - Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

At 7:46pm last night (28th), Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Ollie Robinson arrived near Rushden, via the Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle, following a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian.

The Magpas team worked alongside an East Midlands Ambulance Service Paramedic Crew to assess a woman (in her 20s), who had suffered a head and leg injury. Fortunately the patient had only endured minor injuries. The woman was then taken, in a stable condition, by land ambulance to Kettering General Hospital.

Northamptonshire Police were also on the scene.
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Nr Kettering, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

Nr Kettering, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

At 7.13am on Sunday morning (13th), Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Simon Standen arrived near Kettering, via the rapid response car, to a collision involving two cars.

The team assessed man in his 30s who had sustained multiple fractures and a head injury. The man was sedated and anaesthetised (provided with A&E level specialist care) at the scene, before the team accompanied him by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry. The patient was in a serious but stable condition on arrival.

Four occupants of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries.

EMAS Ambulance Service and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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Nr Stamford, man injured in vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

Nr Stamford, man injured in vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

At 12.26am on Thursday morning (3rd), Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Keiran Bromley arrived near Stamford via the rapid response vehicle to treat a man injured in a collision involving a single vehicle.

The Magpas team assessed the man (in his 30s) who had suffered back and pelvic injuries. They provided the patient with pain relief before accompanying him by land ambulance to Peterborough City Hospital.

EMAS Ambulance Service, Police and the Fire and Rescue Services were also in attendance.

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Northampton, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

Northampton, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas called to scene

At 9.05pm on Wednesday evening (10th), Magpas Doctor Lee Soomaroo and Paramedic Chris Hawkins arrived in Northampton via the Magpas Rapid Response vehicle following a road traffic collision involving a car and an HGV.

The Magpas team assessed a man, who had suffered a head injury, before placing him in a medically induced coma (providing A&E level specialist care). The team then accompanied the patient by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry where he was in a serious but stable condition.

EMAS Ambulance Service, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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Irthlingborough, motorbike & car collision - Magpas called to scene

Irthlingborough, motorbike & car collision - Magpas called to scene

On Monday night (1st) at 10:05pm, Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Ollie Robinson arrived in the Irthlingborough area via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW - following a road traffic incident involving a car and a motorbike.

The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic assessed and administered pain relief for a man (in his 50's) who suffered head and body injuries. The Magpas team then accompanied the patient to Kettering Hospital in land ambulance. On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a stable condition.

An EMAS Ambulance Service Paramedic Crew and Northamptonshire Police were also present.

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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.

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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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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.

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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