3-week-old baby suffers medical emergency | Philips Search and Rescue Trust


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3-week-old baby suffers medical emergency

The Palmerston North based Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Raetihi early yesterday afternoon for a 3 week old baby boy suffering a medical emergency.

St John Ambulance  met the helicopter on the outskirts of town and the crew handed baby and mother over to the care of the on-board Intensive Care Paramedic before they were airlifted to Whanganui Hospital.

The Rescue Helicopter was dispatched due to the critical nature of the baby’s condition and distance to hospital.


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