Mission Log

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

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 

 

Putorino MVA & Wairoa

8 days ago - • 1030 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Putorino to a motor cycle accident, the motorcyclist was in a critical condition so he was flown directly to the major trauma facility at Hamilton Hospital
• 2230 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wairoa with an ICU Doctor and flight nurse to retrieve a male patient, aged in his 50”s, suffering from a stroke.

Busy Day for the Crew

9 days ago - • 0515 hours At the request of HBDHB transported a 55 y/o female patient with a cardiac condition, accompanied by an ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse, to Wellington Hospital.
• 0930 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Nuhaka to a female patient, who fell whilst at home injuring a hip – she was flown to Gisborne Hospital.
• 2100 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Waimarama Beach to a report of a male patient with a laceration and bleeding. The patient was assessed by our Intensive Care Paramedic and deemed not to require transport by helicopter.
• 2200 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Mahia to an MVA, where a male patient suffered chest injuries – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay hospital for follow up assessment and treatment.

Cardiac Patient to Wellington & Wairoa to Hawkes Bay transfer

12 days ago - • 1030 hours At the request of HBDHB transported a 49 y/o male patient with a cardiac condition, accompanied by an ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse, to Wellington Hospital.
• 1610 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wairoa with a DHB flight team to retrieve 2 patients – a male patient with a cardiac complaint and a male patient with a stroke – both patients were flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

Tarawera Motor Vehicle Accident

14 days ago - • 0955 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Tarawera to a truck versus minibus road accident with multiple occupants. The mass casualty incident involved responses with helicopters from Hastings, Gisborne and Palmerston North, plus several road ambulances. The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter transported the most critical patient to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

Cardiac Patient to Hawkes Bay Hospital

15 days ago - • 1830 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa to meet a St John Road Ambulance with a 75 y/o male suffering a heart attack, the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Kaweka Ranges & Multiple patient Motor Vehicle Accident

16 days ago - • 0830 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Mangaohane (in Kaweka ranges) to a 41 y/o male patient with a dislocated hip. The patient was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital
• 2245 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Bulls to co-respond with Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter to a MVA with multiple patients. A 30 y/o male was flown to Palmerston North Hospital.

Te Puia & Palmerston North

17 days ago - • 0500 hours At the request of Mid Central DHB flew to Palmerston North Hospital to transport a 57 y/o male patient with an urgent medical condition to Wellington Hospital.
• 1130 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Te Puia Medical Centre to a male patient with a cardiac complaint – the patient was flown to Gisborne Hospital.

Transfer of New Born Baby to Gisborne Hospital

18 days ago - • 1045 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wairoa with a doctor and midwife to a new born baby. The baby was flown to Gisborne Hospital.

Rescue of Tramper

19 days ago - • 1145 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Maraetotara to rescue a female tramper who had fallen and broken a leg, she was extracted by winch and then flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

Burns Patient Transfer to Hutt Hospital

20 days ago - • 1800 hours Transported a female patient with severe burns, to Hutt Hospital. The patient was accompanied by and ICU doctor and our own Intensive Care Paramedic. Adverse weather late at night meant the crew could not return to Hastings until early next morning.

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