Incidents — Medical

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-2nd-jul-2017/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-fri-2nd-jun-2017/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kells-whitehaven-sat-13th-aug-2016/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-col-scafell-pike-sun-26th-jun-2016/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/burnmoor-tarn-mon-6th-jun-2016/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/sty-head-sat-4th-jun-2016/

Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd May 2016 – Callout 21 in 2016

We were contacted by Police about a walker who was suffering from chest pain in the Lingmell Col area. GNAA also attended and were able to land adjacent to the casualty and with the help of other walkers already on scene carry the man into the aircraft and fly him to Carlisle Infirmary. Incident closed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-col-scafell-pike-sun-22nd-may-2016/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/cold-fell-mon-25th-jan-2016/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-wed-14th-oct-2015/

Eskdale – Thu 1st Oct 2015 – Callout 56 in 2015

We were called by NWAS about a male suffering from chest pain near to Boot in Eskdale. We responded but just before arriving were notified paramedics were already on scene and able to deal with the incident so we stood down. 12 WMRT involved.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-thu-1st-oct-2015/

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