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Liverpool Echo
Incident referred to IPCC after assault suspect hit by car while trying to flee police in Widneswas involved in a collision with an oncoming vehicle on Dundalk Road. He was t
Incident referred to IPCC after assault suspect hit by car while trying to flee police in Widnes
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 hours ago
was involved in a collision with an oncoming vehicle on Dundalk Road. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries. A North West Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics were called to Dundalk Road at 7.20pm. She said a male had been hit... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Schoolgirls hailed heroes after looking after injured pensionerthis case. Read More “On behalf of our organisation, we hope the gentleman ma
Schoolgirls hailed heroes after looking after injured pensioner
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
this case. Read More “On behalf of our organisation, we hope the gentleman makes a full recovery.” A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed: “We were called to Buile Hill Park on Weaste Lane at 12.18pm on Thursday to reports... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Leg-break OAP joins fight for bedsstandards review which includes all patients having a senior review before midd
Leg-break OAP joins fight for beds
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
standards review which includes all patients having a senior review before midday by a clinician. A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said it has a contract with the hospital trust between 8am and 6pm on Mondays to Fridays.... Read more
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Bolton News
Boy, 13, suffers head injury in collision in Plodder Lane, Farnworthof Plodder Lane was shut by police for an hour as the emergency services dealt
Boy, 13, suffers head injury in collision in Plodder Lane, Farnworth
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
of Plodder Lane was shut by police for an hour as the emergency services dealt with the incident. A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service said: "A child had been knocked down. He was in his early teens. "We sent a rapid response... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man arrested after 'hammer attack on woman'life threatening. “A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder an
Man arrested after 'hammer attack on woman'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
life threatening. “A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody for questioning.” The North West Ambulance Service added: “We were called at 8.53pm to a female in her 30s who had suffered multiple injuries to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Masked men threw bleach at tanning salon customersinside before making off.The tanning and hair salon “Anyone with any informati
Masked men threw bleach at tanning salon customers
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
inside before making off.The tanning and hair salon “Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.” The North West Ambulance Service added: “We were called at 4.29pm to Rochdale Road and sent one vehicle. At least one patient was... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Bouncer stabbed outside The Grill On New York Streetto the back entrance to the tower and the multi-storey car park, but no details
Bouncer stabbed outside The Grill On New York Street
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
to the back entrance to the tower and the multi-storey car park, but no details have been confirmed by police. Read More North West Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to the restaurant at around 9.02pm to reports that a man had been... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Lollipop man knocked down by BMW outside primary school70s, was taken to hospital with suspected head injuries. The driver of the BMW
Lollipop man knocked down by BMW outside primary school
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 days ago
70s, was taken to hospital with suspected head injuries. The driver of the BMW stopped at the scene. A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said that the man suffered an injury to his head and ankle. Read More Merseyside Police said... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester Airport passengers hit by nine-hour delayfrom Burnley, told the M.E.N he has been left frustrated after his two-day city
Manchester Airport passengers hit by nine-hour delay
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
from Burnley, told the M.E.N he has been left frustrated after his two-day city break has been cut short by the delay. The North West Ambulance service worker said: “Our flight was meant to be at 7am this morning. We got up at 3am from... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Train disruption after passengers taken ill on Merseyrail trainsand terminating there. "Apparently they're waiting for an ambulance for a seri
Train disruption after passengers taken ill on Merseyrail trains
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 days ago
and terminating there. "Apparently they're waiting for an ambulance for a serious injury at Moorfields." Read More North West Ambulance Service said the passenger was not injured but they were treating a passenger "with a medical condition"... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Shooting suspect found dead at Forest Bank prison 'feared he would be locked up for a long time'the wing, but he alerted senior colleagues and medical staff who arrived to hel
Shooting suspect found dead at Forest Bank prison 'feared he would be locked up for a long time'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
the wing, but he alerted senior colleagues and medical staff who arrived to help treat Adam. Paul Pickup, a paramedic for North West Ambulance Service, also arrived on the scene but said they were unable to save him. Dean Walker, a senior prison... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Man cut free after crashGolf estate. Two pumps from Oldham and a special technical rescue vehicle from
Man cut free after crash
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 10 days ago
Golf estate. Two pumps from Oldham and a special technical rescue vehicle from Ashton attended the incident at around 1.30am. The man was treated and taken to hospital by the North West Ambulance Service. Police are investigating the i... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Cash delivery driver robbed by armed men, Princess Parkway crash, tram hero granddad, domestic abuse arrestsBritish Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being struck by
Cash delivery driver robbed by armed men, Princess Parkway crash, tram hero granddad, domestic abuse arrests
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
British Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being struck by a train She said: “Colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Police also attended but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man speaks of moment he saved City fan who fell on train tracksshortly before 5.30pm following reports that a person had collapsed and fallen
Man speaks of moment he saved City fan who fell on train tracks
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
shortly before 5.30pm following reports that a person had collapsed and fallen onto the tracks. “Colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service also attended and the person, a man, was moved to safety and taken to hospital fo... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Teenager taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after being hit by car outside Burnley Collegecalled about 11am by the ambulance service. “A 17-year-old male was in collisi
Teenager taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after being hit by car outside Burnley College
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
called about 11am by the ambulance service. “A 17-year-old male was in collision with a car. His injuries are not thought to be serious.” A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said he was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital by ambula... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man crushed between HGV and metal caging in horror accidentengines from Manchester Central and a technical response unit from Ashton-under
Man crushed between HGV and metal caging in horror accident
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
engines from Manchester Central and a technical response unit from Ashton-under-Lyne attended, alongside colleagues from North West Ambulance Service. “Firefighters used Turfor Chocks, specialist cutting equipment and battery tools to free the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Princess Parkway crash, person dies after being struck by a train at Cheadle Hulme stationBritish Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being struck by
Princess Parkway crash, person dies after being struck by a train at Cheadle Hulme station
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
British Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being struck by a train She said: “Colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Police also attended but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Person killed after being hit by train at stationstation on Monday, 19 September, at 10.22am following reports of a person being
Person killed after being hit by train at station
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
station on Monday, 19 September, at 10.22am following reports of a person being struck by a train. “Colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Police also attended but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Person dies after being struck by a train at Cheadle Hulme stationBritish Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being struck by
Person dies after being struck by a train at Cheadle Hulme station
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
British Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being struck by a train She said: “Colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Police also attended but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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The News and Star
Man due in court charged with rape and murderthe western side of the city, at about 6am on Thursday. The mother of two youn
Man due in court charged with rape and murder
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
the western side of the city, at about 6am on Thursday. The mother of two young children was in a critical condition. The North West Ambulance Service was also alerted, but despite efforts to save her, the 33-year-old pizza shop worker from... Read more
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Bolton News
Boy, 13, rescued after getting stuck 15 metres up treeused two nine metre ladders, ropes and a working at heigh kit to reach the boy
Boy, 13, rescued after getting stuck 15 metres up tree
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
used two nine metre ladders, ropes and a working at heigh kit to reach the boy and ensure his ordeal ended safely. Paramedics from North West Ambulance Service checked the boy over as a precautionary measure, but he had not suffered any in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
NWAS is most complained about NHS trust in countryyear. They said in 2015/16 the trust received 1,193,782 emergency 999 calls in
NWAS is most complained about NHS trust in country
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
year. They said in 2015/16 the trust received 1,193,782 emergency 999 calls in contrast to the 2,154 formal complaints. North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust Read More “Of these 409 were upheld, which equates to 0.03 per cent of our patient... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Major road through Blackburn partially closed after two-car smashback injuries and another person has suffered a swollen arm. Neither injury is
Major road through Blackburn partially closed after two-car smash
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
back injuries and another person has suffered a swollen arm. Neither injury is though to be serious." A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a two-vehicle collision at the bottom of Montague Street,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Human fireball burst into Frankie and Benny's screaming 'I'm burning!'services. This is now a police matter and would therefore be inappropriate to c
Human fireball burst into Frankie and Benny's screaming 'I'm burning!'
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
services. This is now a police matter and would therefore be inappropriate to comment further.” A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We were called to Sandbrook Park in Rochdale at 11.16pm to a patient who appeared to have... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man fighting for life with serious burns after Frankie and Benny's horrorservices. This is now a police matter and would therefore be inappropriate to c
Man fighting for life with serious burns after Frankie and Benny's horror
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
services. This is now a police matter and would therefore be inappropriate to comment further.” A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We were called to Sandbrook Park in Rochdale at 11.16pm to a patient who appeared to have... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Baby girl fighting for her life after falling from first-floor windowthoughts are with the family at this difficult time and fingers crossed that th
Baby girl fighting for her life after falling from first-floor window
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
thoughts are with the family at this difficult time and fingers crossed that the girl makes a full and fast recovery.” A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We got a call at 4.40pm on Monday to Smith Street in Nelson and we sent an... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Storms hit Greater Manchester, man on fire at retail park, fight in court, traffic updateswho had suffered burns from the waist down. He was rushed to Wythensahwe Hospi
Storms hit Greater Manchester, man on fire at retail park, fight in court, traffic updates
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
who had suffered burns from the waist down. He was rushed to Wythensahwe Hospital by air ambulance. A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed that medics were called to help a man at the retail park this morning. He said: “We... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man on fire at retail park, fight in court, traffic updateswho had suffered burns from the waist down. He was rushed to Wythensahwe Hospi
Man on fire at retail park, fight in court, traffic updates
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
who had suffered burns from the waist down. He was rushed to Wythensahwe Hospital by air ambulance. A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed that medics were called to help a man at the retail park this morning. He said: “We... Read more
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metro
Man on fire from the waist down 'runs into Frankie and Benny's' in RochdaleWythenshawe Hospital to be treated in a specialist burns unit for severe burns
Man on fire from the waist down 'runs into Frankie and Benny's' in Rochdale
metro / Posted 16 days ago
Wythenshawe Hospital to be treated in a specialist burns unit for severe burns from the waist down, as well as his hands, a North West Ambulance Service said.The man is now in a critical condition in a specialist burns unit in hospital (Picture:... Read more
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Daily Star
Horror as man found on fire in broad daylight outside Frankie and Benny'sTuesday. The man was found to be suffering from severe burns from the waist do
Horror as man found on fire in broad daylight outside Frankie and Benny's
Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
Tuesday. The man was found to be suffering from severe burns from the waist down, including his hands, a spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service said. It is thought he burst into the restaurant already in flames and the blaze was put out by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man on fire at Frankie and Benny's restaurantat this stage how the man became on fire. Eye-witnesses reported smashed glass
Man on fire at Frankie and Benny's restaurant
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
at this stage how the man became on fire. Eye-witnesses reported smashed glass on some of the tables A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed that medics were called to help a man this morning. Read More He said: “We were... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Community calls for improved ambulance service after Millom teen waits two hours for assistancecould have a life-threatening effect so members of the community are being urge
Community calls for improved ambulance service after Millom teen waits two hours for assistance
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
could have a life-threatening effect so members of the community are being urged to think twice before calling 999. A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We offer our apologies to the patient as we understand waiting for an ambulance... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tragic toddler killed when fireplace falls on top of himan address on Salisbury Avenue in Saltney. “We sent a paramedic in a rapid res
Tragic toddler killed when fireplace falls on top of him
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
an address on Salisbury Avenue in Saltney. “We sent a paramedic in a rapid response car and a BASICS doctor to the scene. North West Ambulance Service also sent a resource which later conveyed a child to the Countess of Chester Hospital.” Read... Read more
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Bolton News
Father who 'died for 30 minutes' thanks emergency services who saved his lifeheartbeat known as QT syndrome, which triggered the medical emergency. Emergen
Father who 'died for 30 minutes' thanks emergency services who saved his life
Bolton News / Posted 17 days ago
heartbeat known as QT syndrome, which triggered the medical emergency. Emergency workers, including paramedics from North West Ambulance Service and firefighters from Atherton station worked for more than 30 minutes to revive Mr Spires who... Read more
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Bolton News
Father thanks emergency services who saved his lifeheartbeat known as QT syndrome, which triggered the medical emergency. Emergen
Father thanks emergency services who saved his life
Bolton News / Posted 18 days ago
heartbeat known as QT syndrome, which triggered the medical emergency. Emergency workers, including paramedics from North West Ambulance Service and firefighters from Atherton station worked for more than 30 minutes to revive Mr Spires who... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Ambulance response time data for service covering Halton publishedresponse times for the service that covers Halton. According to the Office For
Ambulance response time data for service covering Halton published
Liverpool Echo / Posted 18 days ago
response times for the service that covers Halton. According to the Office For National Statistics data, during July the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) arrived at the scene of the 70.4% of the most immediate life-threatening incidents within... Read more
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Bolton News
Hit and run victim takes on tough challenge for ambulance service which saved his lifethe year before. Now he is all set to take part in tomorrow's Tough Mudder cha
Hit and run victim takes on tough challenge for ambulance service which saved his life
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
the year before. Now he is all set to take part in tomorrow's Tough Mudder challenge in Cheshire, to raise money for North West Ambulance Service which saved his life. Mr Scott, of Bury Road, Breightmet, said: "The first six months were an... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Reports of teenager being stabbed in the street in Openshaw“I heard a scream and ten minutes later the police were at my door. They told m
Reports of teenager being stabbed in the street in Openshaw
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
“I heard a scream and ten minutes later the police were at my door. They told me to remain in-doors.” The condition of the man and the exact circumstances are not yet clear. The MEN has left messages with police and the North West Ambulance Servi... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Ambulances will stop taking most serious patients to North Manchester hospitalfully open 24/7 seven days a week for ambulances and walk-in patients who are c
Ambulances will stop taking most serious patients to North Manchester hospital
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
fully open 24/7 seven days a week for ambulances and walk-in patients who are critically ill or need urgent care.” The North West Ambulance Service said: “Our ambulance crews will be using existing and previously agreed arrangements to ensure... Read more
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Bolton News
Concern about welfare of man at hotel shuts Blackburn Road in Astley Bridgeroad closures in place." No arrests were made and the police did not wish to p
Concern about welfare of man at hotel shuts Blackburn Road in Astley Bridge
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
road closures in place." No arrests were made and the police did not wish to provide further detail. A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 3am and we sent an ambulance to the scene. "It was a person in... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Ambulance broken into while paramedics treat patient in BurnleyAN ambulance was broken into whilst dealing with a patient in Burnley yesterday
Ambulance broken into while paramedics treat patient in Burnley
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
AN ambulance was broken into whilst dealing with a patient in Burnley yesterday. A North West ambulance service spokesman said: "Once again we are sad to report that whilst one of our crews was dealing with a patient in Burnley yesterday evening... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Two-vehicle collision on Runcorn expresswayin ‘minor injuries’. The BMW suffered damage to its front end. The collision
Two-vehicle collision on Runcorn expressway
Liverpool Echo / Posted 24 days ago
in ‘minor injuries’. The BMW suffered damage to its front end. The collision was reported at 7.09am to police and the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) at 7.05am on Monday. A NWAS spokeswoman said one male in his 20s was taken to Warrington... Read more
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The News and Star
Rugby player airlifted to hospital in Newcastleon Saturday afternoon. The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to the
Rugby player airlifted to hospital in Newcastle
The News and Star / Posted 24 days ago
on Saturday afternoon. The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to the incident at 3.28pm. The crew, along with a North West Ambulance Service paramedic, assessed the man at the scene. He was then flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Ulverston woman airlifted to hospital as air ambulance responds to three callouts over the weekenda significant lower leg injury when he became trapped between two cars. He was
Ulverston woman airlifted to hospital as air ambulance responds to three callouts over the weekend
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 24 days ago
a significant lower leg injury when he became trapped between two cars. He was treated at the scene by the GNAAS team and North West Ambulance Service paramedics. He was given strong pain relief and flown to the Royal Preston Hospital within 17... Read more
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The News and Star
Farmer hospitalised after falling from quad bikethe incident at Cumwhitton. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was
Farmer hospitalised after falling from quad bike
The News and Star / Posted 28 days ago
the incident at Cumwhitton. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the scene at around 11.15am and its doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated the man before he was taken to hospital by the North West Ambulance... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
MP raises concerns as NHS staff under increasing pressure in CumbriaTrust is 4.9 per cent, whilst that of the Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust
MP raises concerns as NHS staff under increasing pressure in Cumbria
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
Trust is 4.9 per cent, whilst that of the Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust is 4.57 per cent. The rate for the North West Ambulance Service is 5.84 per cent. Mr Farron said: “High sickness absence rates are often an indicator of poor... Read more
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Bury Times
Rescue team calls for markers on busy bike trail to help locate injured ridersto find injured riders more quickly, following an increase in call-outs over th
Rescue team calls for markers on busy bike trail to help locate injured riders
Bury Times / Posted 29 days ago
to find injured riders more quickly, following an increase in call-outs over the past six months. The team was called by North West Ambulance Service to the park on Monday, at 2.20pm, after reports of an injured teenager. It was the fourth... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
18-old woman died after being hit by a train at West Allerton stationAugust 30, following reports of a person being struck by a train. “Our officer
18-old woman died after being hit by a train at West Allerton station
Liverpool Echo / Posted 29 days ago
August 30, following reports of a person being struck by a train. “Our officers attended along with colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service but sadly an 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman’s family has been... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Tributes paid to former GMP officer found deadfamily and colleagues of PC Andy Summerscales @gmpolice. The thin blue line jus
Tributes paid to former GMP officer found dead
Manchester Evening News / Posted 29 days ago
family and colleagues of PC Andy Summerscales @gmpolice. The thin blue line just got thinner.” A senior paramedic with North West Ambulance Service wrote: “Very sad news regarding sad loss of PC Andy Summerscales from @gmpolice tonight. Rest... Read more
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Click Liverpool
Person dies after being hit by train at West Allerton station – Click Liverpoolthat there were no suspicious circumstrances behind the death. “Our officers a
Person dies after being hit by train at West Allerton station – Click Liverpool
Click Liverpool / Posted 30 days ago
that there were no suspicious circumstrances behind the death. “Our officers attended along with colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service but sadly a person has been pronounced dead at the scene,” a spokesman confirmed. “Officers... Read more
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