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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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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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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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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.

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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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Staying Safe on the Roads

The BEEP Fund team of volunteer doctors are always on call to assist with any emergency situation. The majority of these calls are for road traffic accidents. Many road accidents can be avoided, and these points will refresh drivers on car care, maintenance and staying safe on the roads. ? Prior to sitting in your… 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 »