Two cardiac events both require chopper | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Two cardiac events both require chopper

Two cardiac events both requiring the services of the the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter required expert time management yesterday.

The first call out was to a man in his 70s in Waihi. While returning to Waikato Hospital, the advanced paramedic on board was needed at the scene of for another cardiac patient. The rescue helicopter was diverted to Ngaruawahia, just a few minutes away to drop off the paramedic, before continuing the journey to Waikato Hospital.

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