Helimeds: Catch up with the latest series

Last year the Wales Air Ambulance notched up sixteen hundred missions and helped save hundreds of lives. Andrea Byrne brings a new series of Helimeds to ITV Cymru Wales. We’ve had exclusive access to the action, and been on board the three helicopters in Wales. These are the stories of the Helimeds and their patients.

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Helimeds: Steel worker speaks of recovery from horrific injuries

An engineer who survived one of the worst complications of injuries ever seen by medics speaks exclusively tonight on ITV Cymru Wales' Helimeds series.

Michael Down from Kenfig Hill was involved in a horrific accident at the Tata Steel Works in Port Talbot and received injuries to his head, arm, chest and stomach.

In the programme he talks about how lucky he was to survive his injuries and the medical care he received from the Helimeds.

You can catch the programme tonight at 8pm on ITV Cymru Wales, and catch up on last week's episode here.


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