Helimeds Returns: New flying doctors in action

In a new series, we follow the developments as Wales leads the way with Consultant Doctors, specialist kit, blood and drugs.

It's a first for Britain with the new team now able to take the Accident and Emergency Department into the air and straight to the patient.

ITV Cymru Wales has had exclusive access to the action and been on board all three helicopters. These are the stories of the Welsh Helimed crews and their patients.

Live updates

Helimeds 6, 5th October 2015

In the last of the series we’re back with the Welsh flying medics as they’re called to the most critically ill or injured patients in Wales.

This week on Helimeds a famous climber comes down to earth with a bump whilst abseiling in Snowdonia, presenter Andrea Byrne will be getting my boiler suit on and joining the Brecon fire crew for a training session and we’ll join them and Helimed 57 on the Brecon Beacons to rescue a young pair from carnage.

Helimeds 2, 7th Sept 2015

This week on Helimeds we're with the crews as they fly to Barry where a man on a moped has crashed head first into metal railings, presenter Andrea Byrne meets the porters at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff who double up as fire crew for the helipad and and we capture the dramatic scenes in the Swansea Valley after a grandmother suffers multiple knife wounds.


Helimeds 5, 28th Sept 2015

This week on Helimeds: a five year old boy falls 20 feet through a farm shed roof near Abersoch, a dramatic emergency call takes us to Pontypridd where a student nurse has received a massive electric shock and the North Wales crew are surprised to discover that they’ve been called to save a Lord.

Helimeds 4, 21st Sept 2015

This week on Helimeds, the new doctors and critical care practitioners face up to some challenging training, a father falls through a cattle shed roof playing hide and seek with his son and a two car head-on collision leaves one passenger in agony at the roadside.

Helimeds Episode 3, 15th Sept 2015

This week on Helimeds, the Swansea crew have a language barrier to overcome when a German motorcyclist is thrown off his bike, we follow the doctors fighting for a seat on the air ambulance, and discover what happened to a mid Wales farmer who was crushed when felling trees.

Dr Ami Jones on Wales at Six

In the new series of Helimeds we follow the developments as Wales leads the way with Consultant Doctors, specialist kit, blood and drugs on board their air ambulance helicopters. One of the leading Consultant Doctors, Dr Ami Jones, came into the studio Monday night to discuss the development with Jonathan Hill.


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