Air ambulance medical team put man in induced coma in Cranford

The Magpas Air Ambulance service were called to a man suffering a cardiac arrest in Cranford yesterday evening.

Thursday, 28th November 2019, 11:40 am
The team responded in the rapid response vehicle

Magpas Air Ambulance said Dr Lee Soomaroo and critical care paramedic Andy Ormiston arrived on the scene via the rapid response land vehicle at around 8.40pm yesterday (Wednesday).

The man, in his 40s, had suffered a cardiac arrest and a bystander had given him CPR before emergency services arrived.

Magpas' advanced medical team were able to give the man A&E level care at the scene and the man was placed in a medically-induced coma.

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EMAS ambulance paramedic crew also attended the emergency in and a spokesman said the incident was in the Cranford area near Kettering.

The man was taken to KGH by ambulance, where he was in a critical condition on arrival.

Magpas Air Ambulance provide emergency care by air and land.

Their medical team receives advanced training so they are able to offer procedures and treatments at the scene normally only available in hospital.