Dr John Hinds said it "would be a game changer in terms of trauma provision"
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Northern Ireland air ambulance 'necessity, not luxury' says medic

An emergency medical helicopter is a necessity, not a luxury, an intensive care consultant has said.

Dr John Hinds of Craigavon Area Hospital in County Armagh said the service is "essential" and should be introduced in Northern Ireland.

He said it "would be a game changer in terms of trauma provision".

BBC News NI Health Correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly reports.

  • 16 Jun 2015