Mission Log

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Below you will find a summary of our recent missions. Our life-saving services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and are completely free of charge to everyone in Hawke's Bay. For more information about our work please contact the Fundraising Team on 06 878 1630 or email mfm@hbhrt.org.nz 

 

Wairoa Hospital Transfer before a critical cardiac patient was transferred to Waikato Hospital

8 days ago - Friday 3rd July
• 1600 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa Hospital with a Doctor and Flight Nurse to retrieve a male patient with a medical condition
• 1900 hours Tasked by Air Desk to meet a road ambulance at Eskdale with a male patient, suffering a confirmed heart attack, the patient was uplifted and flown directly to Waikato Hospital for an emergency intervention

A busy Thursday for the crew

9 days ago - Thursday 2nd July
• 1100 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa Hospital with a Doctor and Nurse to retrieve a male patient with a medical condition.
• 1545 Hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Waipukurau to meet a road ambulance with a male patient with serious cardiac condition requiring urgent transfer to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• 2230 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa Hospital with a flight nurse to retrieve a male patient with a medical condition

Single Vehicle Accident at Te Haroto

10 days ago - Wednesday 1st July
• 1640 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Te Haroto to a single vehicle accident where a female occupant incurred head injuries – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

Accident on a farm in Patoka.

11 days ago - Tuesday 30th June
• 1150 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Patoka to an accident on a farm where a worker injured his hand – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up assessment and treatment.

Patient injured by fall in Wairoa

15 days ago - Friday 26th June
• 1100 hours Tasked by DHB to fly to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a male patient with injuries as a result of a fall - the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Two rescue missions to Wairoa for patients involved in a MVA

17 days ago - Wednesday 24th June
• 0125 Hours Tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa Beach to a male patient suffering head injuries as a result of an MVA – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
• 1000 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa Hospital, with a flight nurse, to retrieve a female patient with injuries as a result of an MVA.

Te Haroto for a MVA

20 days ago - Sunday 21st June
• 1600 hours Tasked by Air Desk to an MVA on SH-5 at Te Haroto. Adverse weather prevented the helicopter reaching the scene of the accident.

Wairoa Hospital and Foxton rescue

23 days ago - Thursday 18th June
• 0230 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a male patient, aged in his 70’s, with a medical complaint.
• 1330 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Foxton to a young boy, with suspected spinal injuries – the boy was flown from Foxton to Napier Airport where he was transferred to a SRSL fixed wing air ambulance, crewed with Doctor and Nurse, to fly the patient to Middlemore Spinal unit.

Two Missions for the crew

26 days ago - Monday 15th June
• 1000 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Putorini to a female patient aged in her 50’s with a medical condition – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.
• 2115 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a female patient, aged in her 30’s, suffering injuries as a result of a fall whilst horse riding - she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

Female Trampser lost near Waipatiki Beach

27 days ago - Sunday 14th June
• 1630 hours Tasked by Police to locate a female tramper lost in the bush in the hills near Waipatiki Beach – with the aid of her cellphone the helicopter was able to fly directly to her location, and winch her out (after dark).

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