Clinical Documentation

Nr Downham Market, woman suffers collapse – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene


At 3pm on Wednesday afternoon (5th) Magpas Doctor Richard Booker and Paramedic Keir Rutherford landed in a residential area south of Downham Market via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a woman who had collapsed.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the woman (in her 50s) before placing her into an induced coma (giving her A&E level care). She was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn where she was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

An EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crew was also in attendance.

We have no further information.

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