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BEEP Doctors raise ?881

BEEP Doctors raise ?881.? The BEEP Doctors were invited by Marks and Spencer in Penrith to do a charity collection.? Volunteers visited the store on Friday and Saturday and raised a fantastic ?881.? All the money raised will go towards providing new kit and equipment for the twelve volunteer doctors who work across Cumbria. Thank… 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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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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Fundraising as a Team

Fundraising as a team is an extremely fun (hence the name!) and beneficial activity. Solo endeavours can be a great challenge for an individual but think of the extra power, motivation and support from organising an event with a group of like-minded people. ? Teaming up with friends, colleagues or teammates can generate added impetus… Read more »

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Updates on Call Outs October 2019

A BEEP Fund Doctor has been called by North West Ambulance Service to the following incidents recently: Early hours of Saturday 12th October: BEEP Doctor call to assist NWAS paramedics at an address in Ousby where a lady in her 50’s had collapsed; advanced interventions were performed but despite their best effort she sadly passed… Read more »

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Our Summer Summary

We have had a very busy year, not only in attending emergency call-outs but also by ensuring the BEEP Fund has a presence at local events in order to raise awareness of our work and also generate interest in our fundraising and volunteering. Here is our summer summary. We have thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many… Read more »

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Update on Call Outs

A BEEP Fund Doctor has been called by North West Ambulance Service to the following incidents this week: Sunday 22/09/19 16.20: RTC on A592 near Glenridding; motorbike collided with a wall but the driver suffered minor injuries & was left with NWAS paramedics for onward transport to Carlisle Sunday 22/09/19 17.00; serious RTC on road… Read more »

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When You Might Need Us

Our volunteer doctors are on call around the clock in the Cumbria area to provide pre-hospital enhanced emergency care to anyone in need, wherever that may be. Here’s when you might need us. You never know when you might be in a situation where the emergency services are called but this could be anywhere and… Read more »

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How You Can Donate

The BEEP Fund Ltd is a registered charity and alongside the dedicated Doctors who are on-call 24/7 to help save lives, we also rely on the generosity of our supporters. It costs approximately ?30,000 per year to run the BEEP Fund and we have raised over ?350,000 in the 25 years since starting in 1994.… Read more »

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Beep Doctors Call Out 18.07.2019

BEEP Doctors Call Out – At 19.15 on Thursday 18th July, a BEEP Doctor attended 54 year old lady that had fallen from a horse near Long Marton; she was treated at the scene before an NWAS ambulance arrived, & she was then transported by land ambulance to Carlisle for further treatment.