Incidents — Medical

Hardknott Fort – Tue 26th Jun 2018 – Callout 30 in 2018

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team about a walker at Hardknott Fort who was feeling unwell. NWAS paramedics also attended the incident and the walker was assessed on the scene before being walked back to the road then given a lift to the waiting ambulance at Brotherikeld.

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Wasdale – Sun 27th May 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a lady reported to be suffering from severe stomach cramps and being sick. She was taken to hospital in a team vehicle.

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Scafell – Thu 5th Oct 2017 – Callout 83 in 2017

We were called by Police about reports of a walker who had collapsed and was no longer breathing on the summit of Scafell. We responded with a full callout and Great North Air Ambulance and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick were also dispatched. The coastguard helicopter arrived on scene first and took the man to …

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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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Scafell Pike – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 43 in 2017

Whilst walking up towards callout 41 we then came across a walker who was felling unwell. He was given medical attention, helped down to the road and taken to hospital in an ambulance.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 2nd Jun 2017 – Callout 34 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker reported to be fitting on the Brown Tongue path up Scafell Pike. The walker was helped off the fell by the team and our colleagues from the Duddon & Furness team who also attended the incident.

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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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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 31 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker reported to have become hypothermic and unable to walk whilst descending Scafell Pike. We then received further reports his condition had deteriorated. In view of this the S-92 helicopter from Prestwick was requested. On arriving on scene assessment by the team doctor shown that fortunately the casualty …

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Burnmoor Tarn – Mon 6th Jun 2016 – Callout 26 in 2016

The team was called out to help a walker who was suffering from a significant heat related illness near Burnmoor Tarn. He was assessed by team members including a doctor and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was called to help evacuate him to hospital.

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Sty Head – Sat 4th Jun 2016 – Callout 24 in 2016

The team was called out to assist a male who had an epileptic fit near to the corridor route. Ourselves and the Great North Air Ambulance attended. The male was treated and evacuated by the air ambulance.

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