Flight for heart attack victim


The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to a man who suffered serious heart problems at Otterburn, Northumberland, on Sunday at 2:10pm.  He was treated by a rapid response paramedic, GNAAS doctor-led trauma team and North East Ambulance Service before being flown to Newcastle’s RVI in a critical condition.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to a man who suffered serious heart problems at Otterburn, Northumberland, on Sunday at 2:10pm. 

He was treated by a rapid response paramedic, GNAAS doctor-led trauma team and North East Ambulance Service before being flown to Newcastle’s RVI in a critical condition.

The flight took 12 minutes; a journey that would have taken around 46 minutes by road.

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