Whitehaven woman put into induced coma after fall at home


A WOMAN was put into a medically induced coma after falling at home in Whitehaven. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to Hensingham at around 2.45pm yesterday, where a 57-year-old woman had suffered a serious head injury.    The GNAAS doctor-led trauma team anaesthetised the patient and gave her a blood transfusion. She was then airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital within 15 minutes where she arrived in a serious but stable condition..

A WOMAN was put into a medically induced coma after falling at home in Whitehaven.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to Hensingham at around 2.45pm yesterday, where a 57-year-old woman had suffered a serious head injury.   

The GNAAS doctor-led trauma team anaesthetised the patient and gave her a blood transfusion.

She was then airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital within 15 minutes where she arrived in a serious but stable condition.

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