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 

 

A busy Sunday

5 days ago - Sunday November 17th
• 0930 hours Tasked to Mahia to a male patient with a medical condition, the patient was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for assessment and treatment.
• 1515 hours Flew to Wairoa with a DHB flight team to retrieve an elderly male patient who suffered fractures as a result of a fall.
• 1800 hours Tasked by Air Desk to a motor vehicle accident (single car) at Waipunga on SH-5, where a female occupant suffered limb injuries as a result of the vehicle rollover. The other 2 occupants in the vehicle escaped injury. The injured lady was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for assessment and treatment.

Cardiac Patient

6 days ago - Saturday November 16th
1450 hours Tasked by the Air Desk to meet a road ambulance with a male patient, aged in his 50’s, from Bayview, who suffered a heart attack and required immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital. The helicopter flew to Napier Airport to meet the road ambulance. Adverse weather prevented the helicopter getting through to Wellington so the patient was flown to Paraparaumu Airport and transferred to another road ambulance for final transfer to Wellington Hospital.

Maternity Transfer

8 days ago - Thursday November 14th
• 1730 hours tasked by DHB to fly a midwife and flight nurse to Wairoa to a female maternity patient

Tarawera for Hunter with Knee Injury

13 days ago - Saturday 9th November
1630 hours Tasked by Police to Tawarewa, to a hunter with a moderate knee injury – he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

Motorcyclist Accident at Pourere

14 days ago - Friday 8th November
1015 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Pourerere to a male motorcyclist who fell and sustained serious hip injuries – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for treatment.

Busy Thursday for the crew

15 days ago - Thursday 7th November
0500 hours Transported a female patient with a cardiac compliant, and a DHB flight team, to Wellington Hospital.
0900 hours Transported a DHB Doctor and Flight Nurse to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a male patient with a stab wound, the patient was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

MVA in Waihau

19 days ago - Sunday 3rd November
1700 hours tasked by Air Desk to Waihau (between Ruapunga and Wairoa) to a male patient aged, in his 60’s, who was involved in a motor bike accident and sustained serious head injuries; he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

Motorcycle accident at Waipau

19 days ago - Sunday 3rd November
1700 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Waipau (south of Wairoa) to a road side accident involving a motorcyclist with head injuries.

A busy Friday for the crew

21 days ago - Friday 1st November
0020 hours Tasked by air Desk to Taihape to an MVA – a male patient was transported to Palmerston North Hospital
1140 hours Transported a female patient with a cardiac condition, accompanied by a DHB flight team to Wellington Hospital.

Cardiac Condition

22 days ago - Thursday 31st October
1800 hours Transported a female patient a with a cardiac condition, and DHB Flight team, from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

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