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helipad

(hĕl′ĭ-păd″) [Fr. heli(copter) + (landing) pad]
A designated landing site for helicopters. Helipads are used at hospitals for the emergent transport of critically ill and injured patients.
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Funding for the helipad was raised by Manchester University Trust(MFT) charity's Time Save Lives Appeal.
But despite this, Lesley started fundraising for the HELP appeal and in six months raised PS20,000 to help build life-saving helipads across the country.
"This helipad is one of the key entry points for not only the patients at Swedish, but also the patients at Craig Hospital next door."
Interact Club spokesman Ngaire Hall said that providing the helipads could help to save lives by cutting the time it takes to get patients medical help.
Jason Dennis, who has worked for the charity for 11 years, said: "Over 9,000 landings have already taken place at hospital helipads funded by us - and we need to continue raising money to build more helipads across the country."
The prime minister reached here on Sunday evening in an MI-8 chopper from Bagdogra and was received by Governor Ganga Prasad, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling and others at Libing Army Helipad.
The tower's management team is said to have "effectively completed all standard and operational tests related to the requirements" of the UAE's Civil Aviation Regulations and Guidelines to operate the helipad.
The helipad at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil was built for emergency night-time take-offs and landings by rescue helicopters.
A STATE.OF.THE.ART PS700,000 hospital helipad has never been used despite opening more than a year ago - because it doesn't have enough lights.
BLUNDERING NHS bosses have spent PS700,000 at a hospital on a helipad that has never been used.
A state-of-the-art [pounds sterling]700,000 hospital helipad has never been used despite opening more than a year ago -- because it doesn't have enough lights.
A PS1M helipad at Aintree University Hospital has seen 114 landings in its first year.