ROCKET HEMS air ambulance had a busy weekend


18 June: Rocket 3 from Johannesburg base was activated to airlift a 7-year-old child with multiple organ failure from Polokwane to a facility in Johannesburg for upgraded care.

19 June: Rocket 3 from Johannesburg was activated for an MVA on our national highway where they airlifted a patient who sustained a brain injury. Patient was taken to a trauma facility for further treatment.

19 June: Rocket 4 from our Kimberley base was activated for an inter-facility from Kuruman to Kimberley for a patient who sustained a serious spinal injury from a motor vehicle accident.

June 20: Rocket 4 from Kimberley was activated to assist a patient in Postmasburg with respiratory distress. Patient was taken to a facility in Bloemfontein for further care.

Save the Rocket HEMS number on your phone for emergencies: 0860 354 448