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 

 

Burns Patient

56 days ago - Sunday 30th May
1340 hours Awaited the arrival of a St John Road Ambulance for a helipad handover of a patient with significant burns from a hot water spill and requiring immediate transfer to Hutt Hospital. The patient was flown to Hutt under the clinical care of our Intensive Care Paramedic.

Cardiac Patient

58 days ago - Friday 28th May
1150 hours Awaited the arrival of a St John Road Ambulance for a helipad handover of a patient with a cardiac condition requiring immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital. The patient was flown to Wellington under the clinical care of our Intensive Care Paramedic.

Patient with chest injuries

2 months ago - Sunday 23rd May
• 1740 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Ruapunga to an MVA where a male patient suffered chest injuries – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Waipukurau Motorbike accident

2 months ago - Saturday 22nd May
• 1050 hours Tasked by Air Desk to a farm address in Waipukurau where a male patient was involved in a motor bike accident where he sustained back injuries – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Lifesaving missions for the region

2 months ago - Thursday 20th May
• 0630 hours Requested by HBDHB to fly to Wairoa Hospital with a Paediatric Doctor, Nurse and midwife to attend a new born baby – the new born baby was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• 1454 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Takapua to a female patient suffering an anaphylactic reaction to a bee sting – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• 1700 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Ashhurst to what was believed to be a cardiac event requiring immediate transport to Wellington Hospital. The chest pain resolved before our arrival so the helicopter was stood on en route.
• 2350 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa with an ICU Doctor and Flight nurse to an infant child with respiratory distress – the young child was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

A busy morning for the team

2 months ago - Wednesday 19th May
• 0345 hours Tasked by Air Desk to an MVA on SH-5 at Te Haroto, when Police arrived at the scene they advised the helicopter was not required so the helicopter was stood down en route
• 0430 hours Immediately after returning to Base tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa to meet a St John Road Ambulance with a male patient with a head injury sustained in a fall – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Te Haroto

2 months ago - Tuesday 18th May
• 1150 hours tasked by Air Desk to Te Haroto Marae where a female patient had a medical event – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Injury whilst fly-fishing

2 months ago - Monday 17th May
• 1245 hours Tasked by Air Desk to respond to Sherenden, where a female fly fisherperson had fallen and dislocated her hip – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment

Te Mata Peak

2 months ago - Wednesday 12th May
• 2250 hours Tasked by Police to assist with a search at Te Mata Peak Park for a reported missing vehicle.

Patient with medical condition in Wairoa

2 months ago - Tuesday 11th May
• 2250 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Wairoa to meet a St John road ambulance for handover of a male patient aged in his 80’s with a medical condition – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

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