Dow Bank

Incident Report #9 2018

9
Mon, 5th February 2018, 11:32
A woman slipped on damp ground and sustained a fracture to her lower leg. She was treated by team members and evacuated to an ambulance waiting at the roadside
Man Hours: 
9 team members for 2 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3634

Incident Report #56 2016

56
Tue, 26th July 2016, 17:58

We were requested to assist the ambulance service to recover a female with a suspected lower leg fracture.

Man Hours: 
10 team members for 2 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3451

Incident Report #68 2015

68
Sat, 25th July 2015, 21:27

An elderly male collapsed with a suspected heart attack. We worked with the air ambulance in efforts to revive him,but sadly failed. He was evacuated from the fell.

Man Hours: 
13 team members for 2 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3333

Incident Report #48 2014

48
Tue, 15th July 2014, 12:43
An 83-year-old man collapsed while walking with a group on Dow Bank. He was treated by team members and evacuated to the road, and then back to Ambleside. He was then checked over by paramedics, who gave him the all-clear to return to his accommodation
Man Hours: 
11 team members for 1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3202

Incident Report #27 2013

27
Sun, 28th April 2013, 14:27
We had just returned to base from the previous incident when we were notified of a second. A man had collapsed twice in a short period of time near Dow Bank. The team were mobilised and an air ambulance was requested to assist. He was treated by team members and evacuated to the air ambulance for transport to hospital.
Man Hours: 
16 team members for 2 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3078

Incident Report #15 2013

15
Sat, 2nd March 2013, 13:32
A man was found collapsed on a path near Dow Bank. He was unresponsive, and despite the efforts of passersby and air ambulance crew members, he was pronounced dead at the scene. The team evacuated his body back to Ambleside
Man Hours: 
13 team members for 2.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3066

Incident Report #39 1981

39
Sat, 24th October 1981, 14:15

A 35 year old female from Disington collapsed with a suspected heart attack. Seen by Team doctor and taken to County Hospital, Kendal. Assisted by members of Bolton M.R.T.

Unique Incident ID: 
435

Incident Report #15 1976

15
Fri, 23rd April 1976, 18:01

A 68 year old woman of York slipped on dry grass slope at Dow Bank, Silver Howe, Chapel Stile and fractured her right ankle. She was carried on a stretcher down the fellside, taken to the Ambleside doctor and then by sitting car to Hospital at Lancaster.
Footnote: The grass slopes were very slippy indeed, and the boots worn had only a slight tread.

Unique Incident ID: 
201
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