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 

 

Burns Patient Transfer to Hutt Hospital

4 years 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.

MVA Parongahau

4 years ago - Sunday 11th October
• 1100 hours Tasked by Air Desk to an MVA at Porongahau, where an 18 y/o male was suffering multiple injuries from the car accident – the patient was in a satisfactory condition but was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for follow up assessment.

PLB Activation in the Kaweka Ranges

4 years ago - • 1145 hours Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to a personal locator beacon activation near the Mohaka River in the Kaweka Ranges. A hunter who was lost and disoriented was located, he had suffered a minor accident, and after assessment by our Paramedic was deemed not to require transport.

Cardiac Patient Transfer to Wellington

4 years ago - • 1000 hours At the request of HBDHB transported a male patient aged in his 60’s, with a cardiac condition, to Wellington Hospital. He was accompanied by an ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse.

Transfer from HB Hospital to Wellington

4 years ago - • 1300 hours At the request of HBDHB transported a male patient aged in his 70’s, with a cardiac condition, to Wellington Hospital. He was accompanied by an ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse.

Winch Rescue of Hunting Family & Wairoa Hospital Transfer

4 years ago - • 0300 hours Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to investigate a personal locator beacon activation near Harkness Hut in the Kaweka Forest, where a mother with 2 teenage children were locate., The family had been hunting around dusk when they became lost and disoriented. All 3 family members were retrieved by winch, and assessed by our Intensive Care Paramedic and deemed not to require transport – other than delivery back to Harkness Hut.
• 1520 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wairoa Hospital with an ICU doctor and flight nurse to retrieve a 54 y/o female with a medical condition

Cardiac Arrest & Transfer of Child to Starship Hospital

4 years ago - • 1515 hours At the request of Air Desk, accepted the handover from St John Ambulance of a female patient, suffering a heart attack, for direct transfer to Wellington Hospital.
• 1945 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Waimarama to a young child with a medical condition requiring transport direct to Starship Hospital in Auckland.

Busy Day for the Crew

4 years ago - • 1230 hours Tasked by DHB to fly to Taupo Hospital to retrieve a Hawkes Bay domiciled patient back to Hawkes Bay Hospital.
• 1900 hours Tasked by Air Desk to a rural address near Tuai to a female patient aged in her 30’s, suffering from burns – the patient was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital
• 2130 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa to retrieve a teenage girl suffering seizures.
• 2340 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Raupunga – upon arrival it was found the patient was deceased

Rescue Mission to Onga Onga and Urgent Transfer to Wellington

4 years ago - • 0240 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Onga Onga to a male patient with a respiratory problem – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• 2100 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wellington Hospital with a male patient aged in his 60’s.

Transfer to Wellington

4 years ago - • 1456 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wellington Hospital with a male patient, aged in his 70’s, accompanied by a DHB flight team.

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