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Bedford, woman suffers serious back injury in fall – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 8.36am this morning (10th) Magpas Doctor Dave Leverton and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had been in injured in a fall.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 70’s) who had suffered a complex back injury. They sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) and worked with an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew and the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to extricate the woman. The doctor and paramedic team then accompanied the patient to Bedford Hospital via land ambulance, she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

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South Essex, motorcycle vs pedestrian in motocross incident – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 4.11pm yesterday afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Peter Holden and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed at a track in South Essex via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a collision between a pedestrian and a motorcycle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained serious chest injuries. They gave the man advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) before accompanying him via land ambulance to The Royal London Hospital. He was in a very serious but 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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Bedford, girl injured in a fall from a horse – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 12:24pm yesterday afternoon (3rd) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a girl who had been injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her teens) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They sedated her at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before airlifting her to Bedford Hospital. The girl was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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St Neots, man injured in a fall from height – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 4.46pm yesterday afternoon (27th) Magpas Doctor Mark Tehan and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed in a rural location near St Neots, Cambridgeshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had sustained a serious leg injury in a fall from height.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50’s) who had badly broken bones and sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) in order to protect his injuries. They then accompanied the man to Bedford Hospital via land ambulance, providing him with ongoing pain relief and monitoring his condition the whole way. The patient was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Nr Bourne, woman seriously injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 5.05pm on Saturday evening (22nd) Magpas Doctor Mark Tehan and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in a rural location north of Bourne via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman seriously injured in a collision involving a single vehicle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who had sustained a serious leg injury. They sedated her at the scene (giving her A&E level care) before airlifting her to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
An East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) paramedic crew treated a second patient at the scene.
The helicopter crew who flew the medical team was Pilot Wayne Thomas and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.
 
Lincolnshire Police and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.
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Boston, woman injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 2.40pm on Friday afternoon (21st) Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Dan Cody landed in Boston via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman injured in a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who had sustained a serious back injury. They provided her with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving her A&E level care). She was then airlifted to Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham in a stable condition.
 
An East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) paramedic crew was also in attendance.
 
The helicopter crew who flew the medical team was Pilot Wayne Thomas and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.
 
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Summer Raffle 2017 Winners!

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Wisbech, two injured in car vs motorcycle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to them

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At 4.31pm yesterday afternoon (17th) Magpas Doctors Andy Lindsay and Maria Smith and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Wisbech via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat two patients who had been injured in a collision between a motorcycle and a car.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed a man (in his 30’s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They provided the patient with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving him A&E level care) before Doctor Lindsay accompanied him by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic team assessed a second patient (also in his 30’s) who had sustained chest injuries. They gave him advanced pain relief (providing him with A&E level care at the scene) and Doctor Smith and Paramedic Alex Pearce accompanied the man to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, via land ambulance. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

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

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Toddington, man goes into cardiac arrest - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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At 16.09pm yesterday afternoon (16th) Magpas Doctor Jono Ritson, Paramedic Andy Smith and Doctor Phil Morgan landed in Toddington, Bedfordshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

When the Magpas enhanced medical team arrived, an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic team had successfully resuscitated the patient. The Magpas doctors and paramedic then assessed the man (in his 50’s) and gave him pain relief before airlifting him to Harefield Hospital, London. They provided high levels of monitoring throughout the flight and the patient was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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Flitwick, woman injured in horse related incident – Magpas Air Ambulance fly to scene

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At 2.05pm yesterday afternoon (12th) Magpas Doctor Tristan Dyer and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Flitwick, Cambridgeshire via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman who had sustained a serious arm injury after being kicked by a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 40’s) who had sustained badly broken bones and gave her advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). They accompanied the woman to Bedford Hospital where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew were also in attendance.

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Nr Uppingham, woman injured in fall from horse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 3.44pm on Sunday afternoon (9th) Magpas Doctors Jono Ritson & Sarah Hazleman and Paramedic Dan Read landed at a rural location east of Uppingham via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman injured following a fall from a horse.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her teens) who had sustained a leg injury. They provided her with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving her A&E level care). She was then taken by an EMAS Ambulance Service crew to Peterborough City Hospital in a stable condition.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team was Chief Pilot Dickie Eastwood and Crewmember Simon Amos.

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Nr Downham Market, woman suffers collapse - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 3pm on Wednesday afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Keir Rutherford landed in a residential area south of Downham Market via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a woman who had collapsed.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 50s) before placing her into an induced coma (giving her A&E level care). She was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn where she was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew was also in attendance.

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M11 J7-8 Essex, woman injured in single vehicle collision - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

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At 12.07pm this afternoon (4th) Magpas Doctor Saad Jawaid and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed on the M11 between Junctions 7 to 8 in Essex via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a woman whose car had left the road and collided.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 20s) who had sustained multiple injuries. They provided her with advanced pain relief at the scene (giving her A&E level care). She was then airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge where he was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

Essex Police and the Highways Agency shut the motorway in order to allow the air ambulance to land on the carriageway. 

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

EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews and Essex Fire & Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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Wisbech, Magpas Air Ambulance called to 2x collisions in one evening

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Enhanced medical teams from Magpas Air Ambulance were called to two separate road traffic collisions within a few hours of each other yesterday (28th) evening.

At 5.19pm on Thursday Magpas Doctors Scott Knapp and Al Steel and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed at the A1101 north of Wisbech via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a woman injured in a collision between a car and lorry.

The Magpas specialist medical team assessed the woman (in her teens) who had sustained multiple injuries and gave her advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). They then airlifted her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. She was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

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

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

Later that evening at 11.52pm, Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Ashley Richardson responded to an activation in Wisbech via rapid response vehicle. They were called by the East of England Ambulance Service to treat a man (in his 20s) injured in a single vehicle collision. The Magpas medical team assisted an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew who took the patient to hospital in a stable condition.

Cambridgeshire Police 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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A605 near Whittlesey, 2x vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 8.20am this morning (27th) Magpas Doctor Scott Knapp and Paramedic Steve Chambers landed at the A605 east of Whittlesey via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a collision between two vehicles.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained multiple injuries and gave him advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). They then airlifted the man to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew, Cambridgeshire Police and Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service 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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Nr Great Shelford, car v motorbike – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 9.50am this morning (23rd) Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Alex Pearce, alongside Doctor Tristan Dyer, landed in a rural location near Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient who had suffered badly broken bones and administered advanced pain relief at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). They then accompanied the man to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge via land ambulance. He was in a stable condition upon arrival.

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

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

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Little Paxton, woman injured in boating incident – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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At 11.07am yesterday morning (18th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Ollie Robinson landed in Little Paxton via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They were called to treat a woman who had been injured whilst out on a boat.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 40’s) who had sustained a leg injury and gave her advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care). The team worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew to extricate the woman from the boat into an ambulance. The EEAST paramedic crew then took her via land ambulance to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, in a stable condition.

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

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Nr Wimblington, car vs motorbike – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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At 7.33pm yesterday evening (15th) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Dan Read arrived in a rural location west of Wimblington via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to treat a man who had been seriously injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 20’s) who had sustained multiple serious injuries and sedated him at the scene (providing him with A&E level care). The team then accompanied the patient to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via land ambulance. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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

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Last updated: October 24, 2017

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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 Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

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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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