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Look around our Magpas Charity Stall

Look around our Magpas Charity Stall

Magpas invites you to come in and have a browse around some of the lovely items that have ben kindly donated to our Charity stall. 

 

Open monday to friday 9am- 5:30pm 

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Wear something orange for your lifesaving team!

Wear something orange for your lifesaving team!

Lifesavers invite you to go orange any day!

Photo caption: Rebecca Jackson, from Academy Corporate Entertainment Ltd. and member of the Business Club in Peterborough, visited the Magpas Helimedix Base and demonstrated how to go glam on Magpas Orange Day!

Magpas needs you! The Emergency Medical Charity is calling on members of the community in the East of England and beyond, to wear something orange for their lifesaving team. 

All you need to do, is find an orange piece of clothing, or don an orange accessory and donate £1 to Magpas. You could even dress from head to toe in orange - it's up to you! Get everyone to join in, you can make Magpas Orange Day any day! If you'd like to know what sort of a crucial difference you could help Magpas to make, former patient Sue can explain what the organisation did for her, 

"I have never been so relieved to hear the sound of the Helicopter and to see those orange suits .The Magpas Helimedix Paramedic and Doctor not only took care of me, but also took care of my family who were with me at the time of the accident. They made a huge difference; not just with saving my life, but treating me with such consideration and calm authority. They made the whole frightening incident somehow less traumatic for me. I will be forever grateful to the Magpas and I cannot thank the charity enough for being there".

Contact Magpas for your Orange Day pack by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling: 01480 371 060 and ask to speak to our fundraising team.

However you decide to support us, you will help us to continue to provide our vital service, day and night, in the Eastern Region and beyond! THANK YOU - You're a Magpas Lifesaver.

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Severe single car incident, Peterborough – Magpas Helimedix fly to scene……17th February, 2014

At 4pm yesterday afternoon (16th), Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Charles Johnson and Paramedic Ryan Warwick) flew to the A47 in Peterborough, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance. A car left the road and collided with a fence – resulting in a post spearing the windscreen.

When the Magpas team arrived, a Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Crew had safely and efficiently removed a man (in his 30’s) from the vehicle. The Helimedix anaesthetised the patient, who suffered serious injuries. They then accompanied him in a Land Ambulance, to Peterborough City Hospital (monitoring his condition all the way). On arrival at the hospital, the man was in a critical condition.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member George Phillips.
An EEAST Ambulance Crew and Cambridgeshire Police were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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March child suffers fall from window – Magpas Helimedix attend……19th February, 2014

At 8am this morning, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Phil Morgan, Doctor Vijayasankar and Paramedic Alex Pearce) arrived at a residential address in March, via the Magpas Rapid Response BMW – after a young boy suffered a fall from a first story window and landed on a hard surface.

The Magpas team sedated the patient, who suffered serious upper leg injuries. They also put measures in place to protect and straighten the child’s leg, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew. The Helimedix then accompanied the boy in a Land Ambulance to Peterborough City Hospital, where on arrival he was in a stable condition. His parents are at his bedside.

An EEAST Ambulance Rapid Response Paramedic was also present – all the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.

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Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Magpas Air Ambulance ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the https://www.magpas.org.uk/ website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Magpas Air Ambulance uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide analytics

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

  • For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
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  • For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
  • For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US
  • For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

  • AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
  • Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/

Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Magpas Air Ambulance ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the https://www.magpas.org.uk/ website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Magpas Air Ambulance uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:
  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide analytics
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
  • For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
  • For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
  • For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
  • For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US
  • For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
  • AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
  • Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/

Magpas Air Ambulance is a Registered Charity Number 1119279. Registered as a Company limited by guarantee in England & Wales No. 6062176. Registered office at Centenary House, St Mary’s Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3PE.
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