Incidents — North West Ambulance Service

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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Holmrook – Sat 8th Oct 2016 – Callout 59 in 2016

We were called by NWAS to assist with an incident near Holmrook. In the end there were sufficient numbers from the other emergency services and we stood down.

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Eskdale – Wed 28th Sep 2016 – Callout 58 in 2016

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had suffered a leg injury whilst walking on the path from Jubilee Bridge to Harter Fell, in Eskdale. NWAS paramedics were already on scene and treating the walker. The team then carried her down to the waiting ambulance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-wed-28th-sep-2016/

Kells, Whitehaven – Sat 13th Aug 2016 – Callout 47 in 2016

Team called out this morning to assist NWAS with a casualty suffering chest pains on the old Marchon Site. The team deployed and assisted NWAS in carrying the patient to a land ambulance.

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Cold Fell – Mon 25th Jan 2016 – Callout 3 in 2016 (limited)

Team called out to assist NWAS with a casualty with breathing difficulties off the Cold Fell road.

The teams sent a limited resource and assisted NWAS with access.

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Eskdale – Wed 14th Oct 2015 – Callout 59 in 2015

We were called by NWAS to assist with a casualty with a medical problem in near Boot in Eskdale. Before we arrived NWAS paramedics and first responders managed to move the casualty into the ambulance and we stood down.

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