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Latest news, events and case studies highlighting our life saving work within the local community.

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We’ve Got A Little Bigger!

We’re excited to announce the induction of several new doctors to the BEEP team from across Cumbria. Coming from both general practice and emergency medicine backgrounds, they bring their knowledge and skills to complement our fantastic paramedic colleagues, in their own time, day or night. Our new additions will further bolster support for BEEP doctors… Read more »

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Farming Accident: Case Study

In May 2020, BEEP Doctor Theo Weston was called by Northwest Ambulance Service (NWAS) to a farm near Penrith to a farming accident where a farmer had seriously injured his right forearm. Unfortunately, he had accidentally slipped & put his right arm into a machine used for chopping up hay/straw/grass. This resulted in his forearm… Read more »

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Friends of BEEP

All charities rely heavily on volunteers helping in a variety of ways and ensuring the good work continues tirelessly all year round. These individuals are generous with their time, their ideas and their smiles, which all go a long way and are greatly appreciated by all of us involved at BEEP. Our plans for this… Read more »

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BEEP Doctors receive British Association for Immediate Care Grant

BEEP Doctors have this week received a grant for £6404.71  from the British Association for Immediate Care. The grant from The British Association for Immediate Care will be used to kit out an emergency vehicle with essential blue lights & sirens as well as other equipment needed on the vehicle for responding to emergencies.  The… Read more »

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BEEP Doctors during Coronavirus

We may have been a little quieter on the blog recently, but we have been extremely busy working alongside our emergency colleagues. As Doctors, we are working on the frontline during this coronavirus pandemic as well as continuing to attend any BEEP call outs, for which we are on-call 24/7. How we used to work… Read more »

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BEEP Doctors & COVID19

We want to reassure the public that our volunteer BEEP Doctors are still responding to emergencies as normal across Cumbria, but working even more closely with the North West Ambulance Service in terms of how we can help the Ambulance Service with the increase in demand, the challenging cases that have been affected by COVID-19,… Read more »

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Donating and Making a Difference

We know there are hundreds of charities for everyone to choose from but supporting a local charity where the difference made is tangible is rewarding for all parties. How can your donations make a difference to our Cumbrian charity? A one-off donation could fill our emergency vehicle with fuel. A monthly direct debit of £10… Read more »

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Get Muddy and Save Lives

Join the BEEP Doctors as they get muddy and save lives by taking on the Gelt Gladiator mud challenge on Sunday 14th June. Battle obstacles on this gruelling 10K mud run, whilst raising much-needed funds for Cumbria’s BEEP Doctors. You don’t need to be a runner, you don’t need to be fit (well maybe a… Read more »

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Handy first aid skills to know

Our doctors are on call 24/7 and will be at the side of someone in need as quick as they can. Would you be able to help someone if they needed assistance before paramedics arrived? At home, at work or in the street? Basic first aid skills can be life-saving and this knowledge could enable… Read more »

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#TeamDoddie fundraise £5K!

Dodd & Co, Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers, has made a Christmas charitable donation for many years now in lieu of sending corporate Christmas cards, and this year the total amount fundraised for the chosen charities was an outstanding ?5,000! Towards the end of the year, all of Team Doddies are asked to put forward… Read more »