Gisborne woman suffers severe asthma | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Gisborne woman suffers severe asthma

Early this morning, the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waihau Bay, where a 27-year-old Gisborne woman was suffering a severe asthma attack.

The patient was staying in Te Araroa for the weekend when she became very unwell.

She was transported to Waihau Bay by St John ambulance and then flown from there to Whakatane hospital in a serious condition. The flight was carried out with the use of Night Vision equipment.


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