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Meet Our Doctors – Dr Theo Weston

Dr Theo Weston has been a Doctor since 1982 & did his main training at Charing Cross Hospital Medical School in London. Dr Weston qualified as a GP in 1986. Medicine is very much in his blood as his Dad was a Surgeon & his Grandad was a GP, making him a third generation Doctor.… 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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Stay Safe This Christmas

As another year draws to a close, we approach the festive season and it?s a very busy time for everyone. It?s a time for celebration with colleagues, family and friends with spirits high and frivolity in the air. Sadly, it is also a time when the emergency services see an increase in call-outs. Our team… Read more »

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New kit for volunteer doctors

Twelve volunteer doctors from the Beep Fund Ltd, have received new kit thanks to funding from the public. The new flame retardant technical response suits, which will be worn by all doctors when they attend emergencies, uses the charity?s new branding, which was created earlier this year.? The team of doctors had used the same… Read more »

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Emergencies in Cumbria

None of us wants to find ourselves in an emergency situation.? Emergencies in Cumbria are something the BEEP Doctors see on a daily basis, but for the general public this can be a frightening and confusing situation.? We?ve pulled together some points, which may help you know what to do first at and emergency in… Read more »