In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the patient self-presented to Taupo Emergency Department with a life-threatening medical condition. He received immediate intervention from the Taupo Emergency Department staff who send out for assistance from the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter.
Within 1 hour 30mins of the arrival at the Taupo Emergency Department, the 68-year-old male was being airlifted to Waikato Hospital to receive further life-saving treatment.
36 hours later the patient and his wife called into the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Hangar to thank the Greenlea staff. The team is always grateful to meet the patients and their families knowing that we were able to play a part in a successful recovery.