The month of May has been busy for our BEEP Doctors team. This month has seen a rise in call-outs with 47 in total across the county. The majority of incidents our Doctors attend to are road traffic collisions. This month this was 50% of the emergencies they attended. Incidents included falls from roofs, falling… Read more »
As we begin a new year, we always look back and analyse the previous twelve months. During 2020 our team of dedicated Doctors attended a total of 203 emergency callouts. These ranged across the width and breadth of our county. The BEEP Doctors were on hand to assist the paramedics at the scene and offer… Read more »
In November our team of volunteer BEEP Doctors were called out to 12 incidents across the county, including Lancaster, Carlisle and Legburthwaite. Eight of these were road traffic accidents, so please take note of driving conditions before you travel this winter and don’t drink & drive.
A report from Dr Amit Paik about life as a BEEP Doctor. When lives are at risk, seconds matter. Research shows, the sooner sick patients can be provided with emergency care at the scene of an accident, the greater their chance of survival. We call this the “golden hour” in adults and even “platinum… Read more »
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 »