Two patients transferred to Taranaki | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Two patients transferred to Taranaki

On Friday 05 June the Westpac Air Ambulance was called to transfer 2 patients from Waikato Hospital to Taranaki Base Hospital.

The flight was from Hamilton Airport to New Plymouth Airport. The team consisted of Captain – Paul Pettit, First Officer – Cameron Heliwell, and Flight Nurse –  Permal Samy.

Both patients were completely mobile and independently walked in and out of the aircraft.

Patient 1: male, late 60’s, going back to domicile hospital after having Cardiac Stenting post-MI (heart attack).

Patient 2: female, also in her late 60’s, going back to domicile hospital after having a surgical procedure done to remove some cancer cells.

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