2023: 51 Callouts | 2022: 61 Callouts

Rescue – Great Ayton

FRIDAY 30TH JUNE 2023 (1204 HOURS)

This was our second call for assistance from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service in less than 24-hours; a report of a woman with a large cut to her right leg after a fall, whilst walking just outside Great Ayton. As usual, several Team members were called out from their homes and work-places etc and a double-crewed Team Land Rover was sent from our nearby Base. 

Upon arrival the casualty was assessed and treated by Team members, with a trauma dressing being applied to the wound. Once other members and the YAS crew arrived she was placed on a rescue stretcher and carried across two fields for approximately 400-metres to a waiting ambulance. We wish her well for a speedy recovery. Sixteen Team members were involved for approximately 1.25-hours plus return travel time back to homes, work and our Base.

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