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2014/09/02 14:28
2014/09/02 14:28
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The first of a series of potentially life-saving portable heart defibrillators to be installed across Saddleworth could be fitted within two months. The North West Ambulance Service wants to...
2014/09/02 14:28
2014/09/02 14:28
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2014/09/02 10:21
2014/09/02 10:21
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A teenage boy was taken to hospital after a reported attack in Litherland last night. Emergency services attended the scene in Bridge Road, opposite the Red Lion pub, at around 10.20pm. Police have...
2014/09/01 09:49
2014/09/01 09:49
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A FEMALE walker was rescued after having a fit on a hillside in Martindale, near Ullswater. The North West Ambulance Service and Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team went to the 46-year-old’s aid. The...
2014/09/01 09:13
2014/09/01 09:13
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Last updated at 09:40, Monday, 01 September 2014 A LAKE District rescue team came to the aid of a mountain biker after he suffered a serious fall. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team received the call at...
2014/08/31 15:16
2014/08/31 15:16
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PARAMEDICS may soon be able to reach Merseyside emergencies in quicker times after plans were submitted to base an air ambulance helicopter on Wirral. The North West Air Ambulance has drawn up...
2014/08/30 09:58
2014/08/30 09:58
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A MAN was stabbed and left with a punctured lung and several cuts to his leg after an incident in Great Harwood. The 25-year-old was taken to hospital after being knifed in his side and leg at a...
2014/08/29 18:09
2014/08/29 18:09
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A posting on the pub's Facebook page said: " It is with deep regret and sorrow that we have to tell you that our friend and colleague Yasmin Jones passed away on Wednesday in a tragic accident. "Our...
2014/08/28 19:19
2014/08/28 19:19
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A delivery driver has died after being found in the bottom of a beer tanker at a brewery. The man, in his 30s, was discovered by workers at JW Lees’ Greengate brewery in Middleton at around 3.45pm...
2014/08/28 14:51
2014/08/28 14:51
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Woman dies after being hit by train while 'rescuing dog from tracks' A WOMAN has been killed after she was hit by a train while apparently trying to rescue her dog. The 22-year-old is believed to...
2014/08/28 11:29
2014/08/28 11:29
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An eight-year-old Hathershaw boy died when the ambulance service failed to classify him as a priority case. Clayton Barker died of an asthma attack - but his life might have been saved had a call...
2014/08/27 10:58
2014/08/27 10:58
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Most are met (From Lancashire Telegraph) News in brief THE non-urgent transport arm of North West Ambulance Service met most of its key targets in June. The only concern was the proportion of...
2014/08/26 18:19
2014/08/26 18:19
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An elderly woman had to be rescued by firefighters after her husband’s car smashed through a garden and crashed into a conservatory. The woman, 73, was a passenger in the blue Ford Focus when it is...
2014/08/26 13:58
2014/08/26 13:58
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Service on target (From Lancashire Telegraph) News in brief North West Ambulance Service met its target under the Better Payment Practice Code in June with 97 per cent of invoices paid within 30...
2014/08/26 13:58
2014/08/26 13:58
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BOSSES at North West Ambulance Service fear some nurse advisors at its 111 telephone advice service have a ‘high propensity’ to dispatch an ambulance to the scene when the patient has no...
2014/08/26 13:54
2014/08/26 13:54
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Last updated at 12:00, Tuesday, 26 August 2014 Patients were left lying in ambulances for more than an hour, waiting to be admitted into hospital. Figures reveal that pressures were so great at...
2014/08/26 09:58
2014/08/26 09:58
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... concerns’ have again been raised about the poor ambulance response times in rural parts of East Lancashire. New figures for the three-month period to May showed more than 160 patients with...
2014/08/26 06:49
2014/08/26 06:49
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FOURTEEN members of Coniston Mountain Rescue Team went to the assistance of two walkers who got into difficulties while walking in the Coniston Fells on Saturday afternoon. The pair, a man and a...
2014/08/24 19:54
2014/08/24 19:54
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Last updated at 20:29, Sunday, 24 August 2014 A male motocross rider suffered a "serious" head injury after coming off his bike at speed during a racing event in Brampton. The rider, a 22-year-old...
2014/08/22 10:58
2014/08/22 10:58
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Man left with serious head injuries after Haslingden truncheon attack Man left with serious head injuries after Haslingden truncheon attack A MAN was left with severe head injuries after being...
2014/08/21 06:49
2014/08/21 06:49
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Plea to roll out defibrillator location app Coun Libby Bateman says people have just four minutes to start treatment following a cardiac arrest A PHONE app which could save lives by helping people...
2014/09/02 14:28
2014/09/02 14:28
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