Incidents — Medical Problem

Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 20th Jul 2019 – Callout 32 in 2019

After training with R199 during the afternoon, the team had to request the same crew for an incident near Burnmoor Tarn. We responded to reports of an unwell person near the lodge and used our 4×4 vehicles to get as close as possible. The casualty was in a high level of pain. Our teams Casualty …

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Wastwater – Sat 13th Jul 2019 – Callout 28 in 2019

As we were returning from the Mickledore incident a further call came from NWAS about a swimmer who reported feeling dizzy after getting out of Wast Water. Team was quickly on scene and provided medical treatment before a land ambulance arrived and the casualty was handed over to NWAS paramedics.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Jul 2019 – Callout 27 in 2019

Team called by Police about a walker who was reported to have difficulty breathing whilst descending Scafell Pike via Mickledore. The coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was already in the area after delivering some equipment from a previous incident and was on scene quickly. The casualty was winched aboard for the journey to hospital.

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Muncaster Fell – Tue 11th Jun 2019 – Callout 21 in 2019

Weather : Clear

Team called this afternoon to support NWAS with a cyclist who’d become unwell whilst on the Eskdale trail. First responders and paramedics were already on scene. The team carried the casualty the short distance to the waiting ambulance.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/muncaster-fell-tue-11th-jun-2019/

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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