INCIDENT 59/2022 AUG. 3rd WED. 16.44 REMOTE FARMHOUSE, COWGILL, DENT, CUMBRIA – LOCAL INCIDENT

North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) asked for CRO’s assistance in reaching a local resident (m, 94) who had fallen, at home, sustaining a painful hip injury. The house is 450m up a track, mostly too narrow for a road ambulance, so the ambulance crew walked up. A team Land Rover was able to access the site. Team members carried the patient to it, then in it, to reach the road…

INCIDENT 54/2022 19th TUE. 00.43 RIBBLEHEAD, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

CRO were called to help search for a vulnerable missing person who had last been seen at 18.55 the previous day. When CRO arrived at Ribblehead we discovered that the missing person had just approached two police officers and was in their care. A paramedic volunteering for CRO checked the persons medical condition and continued to monitor him until the arrival of Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Volunteer hours: 34 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 33/2022 MAY 15th SUN. 13.39 BANK OF THE RIVER WENNING, WENNINGTON, LANCASHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A local volunteer (m, 68) slipped while removing ivy from a tree on the river bank near Wennington Bridge, tumbling/sliding 5 or 6m down the steep bank and landing at the river’s edge. When team members arrived, Lancashire F&RS water rescue technicians were supporting the casualty and he was being assessed by the doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance. Two of CRO’s own technicians positioned the casualty in a…

INCIDENT 14/2022 – MARCH 9th Wed 15.17 Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

A call was received by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (f,67) suffering from exhaustion and unable to continue. Unfortunately, the only information on location was an incorrect What3Words location, suggesting they were in the middle of Ingleton. Attempts to verify their location using Phonefind, our mobile location tool, were unsuccessful. A team member proceeded towards the Waterfalls Walk exit to Storrs Common, whilst a colleague re-contacted police to see…