30th September 2016
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Medivac for Foula man

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A man was airlifted by helicopter from Foula suffering chest pains yesterday evening.

According to UK Coastguard the 36-year-old arrived at Clickimin landing site at 6.55pm, an hour-and-a-quarter after emergency services were alerted. He was met by ambulance and taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital.

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  1. Sandy McMillan

    I have done nursing in the past while i was in Glasgow, Had this patientS chest pains be serious enough he would have either been stretchered of, and on a defibulator and possibly with a oxygen mask, The patient walked to the waiting Ambulance unaided, This flight could quite easily have gone to Tingwall Airport.

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