Helicopter medics rush to help a child in Chatteris


- Credit: Archant

MEDICS flew to Chatteris to give urgent assistance to a child who was reported as suffering problems with breathing.

Magpas Helimedix doctor Ali Tompkins and paramedic Dan Read arrived at a home in Chatteris via the Helimedix Air Ambulance at around 10am on Friday June 7.

When the Magpas team arrived the child was awake and breathing had improved.

They assessed the young patient, working alongside an East of England Ambulance Trust Crew, and the child was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in a land ambulance.

On arrival at the hospital the child was reported to be in a stable condition.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was pilot Richard Eastwood and crew member Rob Davies.

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