Incident 67/2017 – Sep. 2nd Sat. 16.32 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m, 57) was reported to have chest pains ‘on the mountain’ near Malham Cove. Later information showed this to be three-quarters of the way up the steps to the top of the Cove. After assessment by, and treatment from an air ambulance doctor and paramedic, the patient was transferred to CRO’s Bell stretcher, then carried and ‘sledged’ down to the waiting air ambulance for the flight to hospital.…

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Incident 65/2017 – Sep. 2nd Sat. 09.28 – Pen y ghent, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m,68) felt unwell, approaching the summit of Pen y ghent, but continued to the top. Very soon after beginning the descent, he collapsed and lost consciousness. By coincidence, the next people to come along were all medical professionals, so when it was necessary they attempted CPR and kept it up, until relieved. A road ambulance, an air ambulance and CRO were all dispatched. Arriving on scene first, the…

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Incident 63/2017 – Aug. 27th Sun. 14.53 – Baxenghyll Gorge, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f,56) slipped on the path, sustaining an ankle / foot injury. After giving pain relief and applying a vacuum splint, team members carried her, by stretcher, up to Beezleys, where YAS paramedics assessed her injury. She was put into a road ambulance, which took her to the family car, in Ingleton. Her family then took her to a hospital nearer home, for an X-ray. Volunteer hours: 26

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