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BEEP Doctors unveil new emergency vehicle.

BEEP Doctors (BASICS) Cumbria, a charity based in Penrith, have launched a new emergency vehicle, which has been sponsored by Suffolk based Smarter Metering Services. The new emergency vehicle will be used to attend serious medical incidents across the county.  The volunteer doctors, who work for BEEP, currently use their own vehicles to attend call… Read more »

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May 2021 Call-Outs

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 »

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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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Getting to know our Doctors

John Ferris has been a BEEP Doctor for nearly 5 years now and chatted about being part of the BEEP team over the festive period. I’m based in Keswick and cover an area north up to Silloth, west to Seascale, east to Penrith and the M6B Motorway, however we are occasionally called to incidents much… Read more »

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Updates on Call Outs for October 2019

BEEP Fund Call Outs – In October a BEEP Fund Doctor was called by North West Ambulance Service to the following: RTC: 6 Other Trauma: 2 Cardiac Arrest: 3

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Meet Our On-Call Doctors

The BEEP Fund team of doctors are the backbone of the charity, always being on-call for whatever emergency call–out they are requested to attend in the region. These dedicated and selfless individuals ? if called to your aid ? may only be with you for a matter of minutes but their life saving skills in… Read more »

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Volunteer For Us

Our charity works with support from a variety of people ? from the Doctors who give their valuable time to be on-call for emergencies, to members of the public who fundraise, donate and give their time up for us too. Volunteers are key to us in a variety of ways. Our team of volunteer doctors… Read more »