A walker, who had strayed slightly off the footpath from Catrigg to Stainforth, slipped on a grassy bank and went over on his ankle – reportedly hearing a snap. He was treated for a possible fracture by Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics and CRO team members. A short, but tricky, stretcher carry enabled the injured person to be taken by a CRO vehicle to the roadhead. Volunteer hours: 24
A walker was reported to have broken an ankle, about half-way up the steps to the top of Malham Cove. Two YAS ambulance technicians were on scene when CRO members arrived. The patient was given pain-relief and had his injured leg splinted, before being put into a vacuum mattress and onto a stretcher. He was sledged and carried down to a team vehicle for later transfer to a road ambulance.…
A walker (m, 59) slipped from a stile whilst crossing a field boundary, injuring an ankle. He was taken in a CRO vehicle to the nearest public road for transfer to a road ambulance. Volunteer hours 24.
A walker (m,69) was reported to have fallen and suffered an ankle injury on a wooded path near Janet’s Foss. Team members quickly transported the walker by stretcher to a CRO vehicle, and he was then driven to a road ambulance at Malham National Park Visitor Centre for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 24