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 

 

Fractured Femur

23 days ago - Wednesday 30th October
1130 hours Flew to Wairoa with our own Intensive Care Paramedic to uplift an elderly female patient with a fractured femur resulting from a fall at home – she was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

24 days ago - Tuesday 29th October
1845 hours Tasked by Air Desk to attend an MVA (motor vehicle accident) at Putorino. Two patients were transported, a 27 y/o old male and a 27 y/o female patient with moderate injuries sustained in the accident.
2130 hours Flew to Wairoa with a DHB flight team to retrieve a male patient with a medical condition

PLB Activation

26 days ago - Sunday 27th October
1230 hours Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to a beacon activation south of Hastings. The helicopter was stood down soon after departure

Saturday full of Hospital Transfers

27 days ago - Saturday 26th October
0800 hours at the request of Hawkes Bay Hospital transferred a female patient to Palmerston North Hospital.
1150 hours Transferred a male patient aged in his 60’s, with a cardiac condition to Wellington Hospital.
1545 hours Transferred another male patient with a cardiac complaint to Wellington Hospital

Hospital Transfer

28 days ago - Friday 25th October
0800 hours At the request of Hawkes Bay Hospital we transferred a male patient to Palmerston North Hospital.

PLB Activation

31 days ago - Tuesday 22nd October
1900 hours Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to a beacon activation in Napier – the beacon was located, and emergency assistance was not required

Horse Riding Accident in Northern Hawke's Bay

31 days ago - Wednesday 23rd October
1030 hours Responded to Putere in northern Hawkes Bay to a 40 y/o male who had fallen whilst horse riding. He was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

A busy monday for the crew

32 days ago - Monday 21st October
1145 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Takapau for an infant child with an anaphylactic reaction – the baby was flown to Hawke’s Bay hospital for follow up.
1500 hours Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to investigate a beacon activation near Waipataki Beach – the helicopter was stood down en route.
1645 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Waipukurau to a female patient aged in her 40’s, who was choking on a chicken bone – she was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for treatment.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

33 days ago - Sunday 20th October
0100 hours flew to Wairoa with a DHB flight team to a male patient aged in his 70’s, with a medical condition

PLB Activation

34 days ago - Saturday 19th October
2000 hours tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to a PLB activation at Pukeokahu (near Taihape) to a hunter in the bush. The helicopter was stood down en route by police because the patient was deceased.

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