On Friday at 3.50pm, GNAAS was called to Robinson fell in the Lake District, to assist Keswick Mountain Rescue Team. A man had fallen approximately 100ft whilst out walking.
The man, believed to be in his 60s, from York, was treated by the GNAAS aircrew for serious head, neck and arm injuries before being winched from the hillside by the Search and Rescue team to the waiting GNAAS Guardian of the North aircraft. He was flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, in a flight that took just ten minutes. He arrived in a stable condition.
On Saturday at 12.20pm, we were called to Wall, Northumberland, to assist North East Ambulance Service with a woman who had suffered arm and chest injuries from a chainsaw. The GNAAS doctor-led aircrew assessed and treated the woman, believed to be in her 70s, before she was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI), Newcastle, in a flight that took just ten minutes. She arrived in a stable condition.
Later on Saturday, at around 2.30pm, GNAAS was called to assist a woman at the Born Survivor event in Lowther Park, near Penrith. The GNAAS doctor-led aircrew assessed and treated the female, believed to be in her 30s, for back and pelvic injuries before she was flown to the RVI in a flight that took 20 minutes, this would have taken around one hour and 40 minutes by road. She arrived in a stable condition.
On Sunday at 1.20pm, GNAAS was called to Wigton, Cumbria, to assist North West Ambulance Service with an injured rugby player. The 12-year-old boy was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew for spinal injuries before being taken by road to Cumberland Infirmary where he arrived in a stable condition.