Press Release 28/01/19

At 06.55 today (28th January) two BEEP Fund Doctors were called to a serious RTC on Bridge Lane, Penrith, involving a pedestrian hit by a van; advanced medical interventions were performed before the casualty was transferred by land ambulance to Carlisle.

Press Release 9th October 2018

A BEEP Fund Doctor, the doctor/paramedic crew from Pride of Cumbria GNAAS Air Ambulance and paramedic crews from Northwest Ambulance Service, attended a serious two vehicle RTC on A66 west of Cockermouth at 07.45 today; sadly despite their significant medical interventions, the driver of one car was pronounced dead at the scene. Our thoughts & sincere condolences are with the family & friends of the deceased.
The two occupants of the other vehicle were taken by land ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven for further checks.

Donation of £300 from the Chris Bannister concert

Donation of £300 from the Chris Bannister concert at Pooley Bridge village hall , Dr.Weston with two of the organisers Jean and Richard Young.

Press Release 6th April 2018

At around 21.00h a BEEP Dr was called to attend a 1 year of girl with burns near to Appleby.  She was treated on scene and transfered to the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle for further care. 

Press Release 03/04/2018

A BEEP Doctor & several NWAS paramedics attended a serious RTC involving two HGV's in an oblique head-on collision just before 06.00 on Tuesday 3rd April on A66 just east of Kirkby Thore filling station. Unfortunately one of the drivers suffered very serious injuries & was pronounced dead at the scene while the other driver suffered only minor injuries & was left with the NWAS paramedics for treatment of these injuries. Our thoughts & sincere condolences go out to the family & friends of the first driver at this time.

Press Release 21/03/2018

21/03/18: BEEP Dr called by NWAS to Carlisle to assist paramedics with 86yr old lady who had suffered extremely serious injury to foot/ankle; surgical procedure performed at the scene by the Doctor saving her foot before meeting up with the GNAAS Air Ambulance, who then flew her to the RVI in Newcastle.

Press Release 16/03/2018

16/03/18: BEEP Dr called to RTC on M6 near Junction 39, where the driver of a Land Rover car swerved to avoid some debris on the road, losing control & ending up off the carriageway & down a culvert; the family of 6, including children aged 5 to 14yrs, were all able to get themselves out of the vehicle before being checked over in the back of two ambulances; all were then taken on to hospital for further checks but thankfully all appeared to sustain minor injuries only.

Press Release 09/03/2018

09/03/18: BEEP Dr attended serious RTC involving a car which was hit by an HGV that had lost control on ice; the driver of the car was partially trapped for about 20mins before being helped out of the debris; thankfully he only sustained minor injuries but was taken to hospital anyway for a check-up

Press Release 04/03/2018

04/03/18: BEEP Dr called to assist paramedics at an address in Penrith where a 57yr old lady had collapsed with cardiac arrest; after several resuscitative procedures the patient’s heart was restarted & she was transferred to the GNAAS Air Ambulance that landed nearby & flew her to Carlisle for further ongoing treatment.

Press Release 25/02/2018

25/02/18: BEEP Dr called to assist paramedics treating a 35yr old man who had collapsed with a cardiac arrest; after several interventions & procedures, his heart was restarted & after further stabilising medical procedures he was driven to the Cumberland Infirmary by land ambulance; he has since made an almost full recovery.