Man taken to hospital after collapse in Penrith


A MAN was taken to hospital after he collapsed in Penrith. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the scene at 6pm on Saturday (August 27).  Upon landing the aircraft, the doctor-led team was assisted by a member of the public who drove the aircrew to the location of the casualty.  The GNAAS crew worked alongside a community first responder and the patient was assessed and treated before being transferred to the Cumberland Infirmary, in Carlisle, by road. .

A MAN was taken to hospital after he collapsed in Penrith.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the scene at 6pm on Saturday (August 27). 

Upon landing the aircraft, the doctor-led team was assisted by a member of the public who drove the aircrew to the location of the casualty. 

The GNAAS crew worked alongside a community first responder and the patient was assessed and treated before being transferred to the Cumberland Infirmary, in Carlisle, by road. 

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