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 

 

Two cardiac transfers and a stroke

37 days ago - Tuesday 1st November
• 0600 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Wairoa to meet a St John Ambulance with a 71 y/o male patient suffering from a suspected stroke – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• 0915 hours At the request of Hawke’s Bay Hospital flew to Wellington with a 58 y/o male patient with a cardiac condition, accompanied by a Doctor and Flight Nurse.
• 2200 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Pōrangahau to a 69 y/o female patient with a cardiac condition – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Two medical transfers and a MVA

38 days ago - Monday 31st October
• 0500 hours Tasked by Air Desk to meet a St John Ambulance for a helipad handover of a 66 y/o male patient with a cardiac condition requiring immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital.
• 1040 hours On the return from Wellington tasked by the Air Desk to divert to Waipukurau Air field to meet a St John Ambulance with a 65 y/o female patient with a cardiac condition where the initial assessment indicated transfer direct to Wellington Hospital; upon arrival in Waipukurau the patient was re-assessed and found that transport to Hawkes Bay Hospital was appropriate.
• 1945 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Wairoa to meet a St John Ambulance with a 22 y/o female patient with injuries sustained in an MVA, the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Two trips to Wairoa, quad bike roll over and tramping injury

39 days ago - Sunday 30th October
• 0839 hours At the request of hospital flew to Wairoa to a female patient with pregnancy complications
• 1000 hours At the request of hospital returned to Wairoa hospital to a 62 y/o female patient with a spinal injury
• 1442 hours Tasked by Air Desk to a rural location near Te Pohue to a quad bike rollover, where a 45 y/o male suffered back injuries
• 1631 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Ruahine Forest Park to a 62 y/o female tramper who had fallen and suffered a major laceration to her leg, she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up assessment and treatment.

Wairoa transfer after head injury

40 days ago - Saturday 29th October
• 1540 hours At the request of Hospital flew to Wairoa, with a Doctor and Flight Nurse, to retrieve a 72 y/o male patient who had tripped and fallen and sustained a head injury.

Cardiac patient, Ambulance handover and a dislocated hip

41 days ago - Friday 28th October
• 0619 hours Tasked by Air Desk to meet a St John Ambulance for a helipad handover of a patient suffering a cardiac condition requiring immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital. Whilst on the Wellington transfer the Hawke’s Bay Hospital required a helicopter to transport a patient, with a serious facial injury, to Wellington Hospital, so the Palmerston North Hospital flew to Hastings to complete this mission for our Hospital.
• 1123 hours Whilst on the return from Wellington tasked by Air Desk to meet a St John Ambulance at Waipukurau Airfield for handover of a patient with a cardiac condition requiring immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital. Our team liaised with the Palmerston crew to meet up in Wellington and bring the Hawke’s Bay nurse back home.
• 1527 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Tuai, to a 72 y/o male had fallen and dislocated his hip, he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

MVA transported to Gisborne Hospital

42 days ago - Thursday 27th October
• 1736 hours Tasked by Air Desk to an MVA at Te Karaka near Gisborne, where a 23 y/o female, involved in the head on accident, suffered multiple injuries, she was flown to Gisborne Hospital

A five patient day

43 days ago - Wednesday 26th October
• 1135 hours At the request of hospital flew to Wairoa with a Flight Nurse and our Critical care Paramedic to retrieve 2 patients – firstly a 24 y/o female with a head injury sustained in an MVA, and secondly a 50 y/o male patient with a cardiac condition.
Whilst in Wairoa the Air Desk required a helicopter to meet a St John road ambulance at the helipad for handover of a male patient from Haumoana, with a cardiac condition, and requiring immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital. The helicopter from Palmerston North flew to Hastings and accepted the patient handover at our helipad,
• 1517 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Elsthorpe to a 2 y/o female child suffering an anaphylactic reaction after being stung by a bee.
• 1622 hours At the request of hospital flew to Wairoa with a flight nurse to retrieve a 47 y/o male patient with a cardiac condition.
• 1820 hours At the request of hospital flew to Wairoa with a flight nurse to retrieve a 45 y/o male patient with injuries sustained in a motor bike accident.

Double patient transfer from Wairoa

44 days ago - Tuesday 25th October
• 1320 hours At the request of hospital flew to Wairoa with a flight nurse to retrieve 2 patients, a 48 y/o female and a 74 y/o male, both with medical conditions requiring transport to Hawke’s bay Hospital

Two cardiac transfers and a stand down

46 days ago - Sunday 23rd October
• 0110 hours At the request of hospital flew a 70 y/o female patient with a cardiac condition, accompanied by a Doctor and Flight Nurse to Wellington hospital.
• 1220 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Wairoa, but stood down en route when advised the patient had deceased.
• 1449 hours Tasked by Air Desk to await arrival of a St John Ambulance for helipad handover of a 59 y/o male patient with a cardiac condition requiring immediate transfer to Wellington hospital.

Motor bike roll over

47 days ago - Saturday 22nd October
• 1939 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Rissington to a motor bike rollover where a teenage male patient suffered leg injuries.

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