Incidents — North West Ambulance Service

Egremont – Thu 28th Jun 2018 – Callout 31 in 2018

We were called by NWAS to assist one of their crews help move a casualty with an ankle injury from an off road location near the skateboard park in Egremont back to their ambulance.

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Wastwater – Sat 21st Apr 2018 – Callout 16 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about reports of a diver who had got into trouble on Wast Water and was under the water. Other divers in the area were able to bring the diver back to the surface from where the team boat was able to take him to the lake shore. A large multi-agency …

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Middle Fell – Wed 11th Apr 2018 – Callout 15 in 2018

The team was called to a walker who had slipped and injured his knee whilst descending Middle Fell. Once on scene he was given analgesia, the leg was splinted and he was stretchered down to the road where the Ambulance took him to hospital.

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Illgill Head – Fri 30th Mar 2018 – Callout 11 in 2018

In the second of two incidents today a young walker was reported to have ‘collapsed’ whilst walking on the path from Wasdale to Burnmoor Tarn. The Great North Air Ambulance also attended. The walker was assessed on the scene by team members and GNAA crew and then carried down to Brackenclose for the journey to …

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Wath Brow – Thu 1st Mar 2018 – Callout 6 in 2018

Team called this afternoon to assist with a sledging incident near Wath Bridge. Most of us stood down fairly quickly when the casualty was helped into the nearby ambulance.

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Eskdale – Sat 23rd Sep 2017 – Callout 77 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker who was reported to be unresponsive on the stepping stones at St Catherine’s Church in Boot, Eskdale. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Paramedics on scene he did not survive and are thoughts are with his family.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Sep 2017 – Callout 76 in 2017

Not long after the previous job was passed to Keswick, the team leader took a call for a walker who had slipped while descending the Brown Tongue path and sustained a broken ankle. Once on scene the team Doctor administered pain relief, the casualty was packaged up and stretchered down to Brackenclose and passed to …

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Lingmell Beck – Sat 9th Sep 2017 – Callout 74 in 2017

Team called this afternoon for a walker who had injured their leg when it got trapped between rocks whilst on the ‘Old Styhead Path’ just beyond the intake wall. The injury was assessed on scene by the team doctor, splinted then the walker was carried to the ambulance at Burnthwaite. The wheel underneath the stretcher …

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Hardknott Pass – Thu 1st Jun 2017 – Callout 33 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by NWAS to help move a casualty from a road traffic incident on Hardknott Pass to an ambulance. As we were mobilising we were notified the incident had been resolved and we stood down.

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Eskdale – Wed 12th Apr 2017 – Callout 22 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker with an ankle injury near Penny Hill Farm in Eskdale. Whilst we were mobilising it was reported they were now off the hill and in an ambulance and we stood down.

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