Busy Week For Cornwall Air Ambulance

Cornwall Air Ambulance 2015The Cornwall Air Ambulance has made two trips to Scilly this week.

On Monday, the helicopter was requested by Paramedics on Tresco at around 6pm after a man suffered head and back injuries in a fall.

He was taken to Treliske Hospital, arriving there 30 minutes after leaving the islands.

And on Tuesday, the ambulance was sent to St Mary’s at around 2pm to help a woman suffering a hip injury, also after a fall. She was airlifted to Truro.

So far this year Cornwall Air Ambulance has responded to 19 calls to Scilly – 15 times to St Mary’s, 3 times to Tresco and once to Bryher.

Emergencies have included 3 cardiac problems and 2 sports injuries.