The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to Scale Force, Cockermouth, on Monday at 3pm where a teenage girl had slipped and banged her head while walking on the fells. The GNAAS doctor-led aircrew worked alongside Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team to treat the 14-year-old girl before she was flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The flight to hospital took 15 minutes. She arrived in a stable condition.
Later Monday afternoon, at 5.20pm, GNAAS was called to Warcop, Cumbria, where a 91-year-old man had fallen down stairs in his home. The man was treated by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew for a broken arm and back injuries before he was flown to Cumberland Infirmary in a flight that took 18 minutes. He arrived in a stable condition.
Yesterday at 2pm, we were called to Grasmere, Lake District, where a woman was found collapsed in cardiac arrest in a café. The 65-year-old woman was treated by the GNAAS crew before she was flown to Cumberland Infirmary in a flight that took 17 minutes. She arrived in a critical condition.