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 

 

Wairoa Hospital

52 days ago - Friday 27th August
• 1837 hours Requested by DHB to fly to Wairoa Hospital, with a flight nurse to retrieve and male patient with a medical condition.

Heart attack patient

53 days ago - Thursday 26th August
• 1120 hours Tasked by Air Desk to meet a St John Road Ambulance at our helipad for handover of a 65 y/o male suffering a heart attack and requiring immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital

Hospital Transfers

54 days ago - Wednesday 25th August
• 1030 hours At the request of DHB transported a female child with burns to Hutt Hospital.
• 1630 hours At the request of DHB transported a female patient to Palmerston North Hospital for chemotherapy treatment.

Motorbike Accident

55 days ago - Tuesday 24th August
• 2215 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa, with a flight nurse, to retrieve a 20 y/o male with a fractured leg as a result of a motorbike accident.

Stroke patient from Wairoa

58 days ago - Saturday 21st August
• 1112 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Wairoa to connect with a St John Ambulance with a female patient, aged in her 30’s, with a suspected stroke.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

59 days ago - Friday 20th August
• 1218 hours Requested by DHB to fly to Wairoa, with a Doctor and Flight Nurse to retrieve a female patient, aged in her 70’s, with a medical condition.

A busy Monday for the team.

2 months ago - Monday 16th August
• 0930 hours Requested by DHB to fly to Wairoa Hospital, with a Doctor and Flight Nurse to retrieve a 67y/o patient with a respiratory condition.
• 1239 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Tutira to an MVA. A male occupant of the vehicle, with spinal injuries, was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.
• 1600 hours Requested by DHB to fly to Wairoa Hospital with a flight nurse and our own ICP to retrieve 2 patients – firstly a patient with injuries resulting for a fall and secondly a patient with pregnancy complications.

Aborted mission to Wairoa

2 months ago - Saturday 14th August
• 1950 hours At the request of DHB attempted to fly to Wairoa Hospital – however poor visibility encountered en route meant the helicopter was forced to abandon and return to base.

Pregnancy Complications in Wairoa

2 months ago - Friday 13th August
• 1911 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa with a flight nurse and midwife to retrieve a female patient with pregnancy complications.

Tataweka Hut

2 months ago - Thursday 12th August
• 1713 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Tataweka Hut in the Te Urewera National Park to a 51 y.o. male hunter who was having a medical reaction to something ingested – he was flown to Gisborne Hospital.

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