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Bolton News
Cyclist injured in collision with vancars here and the road was all closed off. "I couldn't see anything really, ex
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
cars here and the road was all closed off. "I couldn't see anything really, except there was a bike on the pavement." A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance were both sent to the scene and a man... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Karate club member who almost died organises 24 hour karate eventthat have kept me here today.” Following the near death experience, the 55-yea
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
that have kept me here today.” Following the near death experience, the 55-year-old man wanted to do something to thank North West Ambulance Service for the treatment that saved him. The member from Blackburn Budokwai karate club came up with... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Girl, 16, taken to hospital after yobs set off fireworks in Ashton town centreand anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident numb
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
and anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 2221 of 15/10/17.” A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to Warrington Street. She added: “We took one patient to Tameside... Read more
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Bolton News
Campaign to put life-saving lessons on the school curriculumyoung people should learn how to respond in an emergency situation during their
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
young people should learn how to respond in an emergency situation during their school days. That’s why I want to support North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Fire Service to take it into our schools. “If you think back to your... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Elderly woman left laying on concrete for TWO hours waiting for ambulanceafternoon. She became tangled in dog leads and was seen to be ‘distressed’ hav
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
afternoon. She became tangled in dog leads and was seen to be ‘distressed’ having suffered a hip injury. Bosses at the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) say it was not deemed ‘life-threatening’ and responded to the incident as such, with... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
City legends to play emergency service staff to raise money for bomb monumentSimon Dear of Greater Manchester Police, David Yearley of Greater Manchester Fi
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Simon Dear of Greater Manchester Police, David Yearley of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and Andy Wood of North West Ambulance Service - many of whom were present on the night of the arena attack on May 22. All funds made from... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Dalton students learn life-saving skillsand down the country in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills. The event
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
and down the country in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills. The event is delivered through a partnership with The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Resuscitation Council UK, British Heart Foundation and local fire services. The... Read more
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The News and Star
Man airlifted after collapsing at beauty spotA man was airlifted to hospital after collapsing at a Lake District beauty spot
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
A man was airlifted to hospital after collapsing at a Lake District beauty spot. The man, in his 70s, was helped by North West Ambulance Service and the Great North Air Ambulance after suffering a medical collapse at Ashness Bridge, near... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man airlifted after collapsing at beauty spotA man was airlifted to hospital after collapsing at a Lake District beauty spot
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
A man was airlifted to hospital after collapsing at a Lake District beauty spot. The man, in his 70s, was helped by North West Ambulance Service and the Great North Air Ambulance after suffering a medical collapse at Ashness Bridge, near... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man charged with litany of offences after nine-hour police station roof standoffin place between College Street and Central Street as emergency services attend
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
in place between College Street and Central Street as emergency services attended the incident including the fire service, North West Ambulance Service and a police force negotiator. However it was only at around 9am on Tuesday that the man was... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Huge rise in emergency service staff taking time off due to stress, anxiety and other mental health issuesthe brigade lost 1,679 days due to mental illness by firefighters - but that ro
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
the brigade lost 1,679 days due to mental illness by firefighters - but that rose sharply to 2,950 the following year. The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has also seen a slight increase in the number of days lost. It tends to see its highest... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Three hour rescue for woman with fractured ankleyesterday afternoon in a rescue operation lasting over three hours. Volunteers
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
yesterday afternoon in a rescue operation lasting over three hours. Volunteers of Patterdale MRT were called out by the North West Ambulance Service to help evacuate a woman with a suspected fractured ankle. The woman was on St Raven's Edge... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man arrested after nine-hour stand-off on police station roofin place between College Street and Central Street as emergency services attend
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
in place between College Street and Central Street as emergency services attended the incident including the fire service, North West Ambulance Service and a police force negotiator.Man on the roof of St Helens Police station However it was only... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man found dead in Ormsgill homereported seeing three ambulances attend the home for a number of hours. Cumbri
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
reported seeing three ambulances attend the home for a number of hours. Cumbria Police confirmed they were called by the North West Ambulance Service at 1.30pm following the sudden death of a 53-year-old man. The death is not being treated as... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Runner dies while taking part in the Chester Marathondies while taking part in the Chester Marathon - Liverpool Echo Organisers con
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 days ago
dies while taking part in the Chester Marathon - Liverpool Echo Organisers confirmed the tragic news in a statement North West Ambulance Service was called to deal with a medical incident during the race A runner died while taking part in... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Learn how to save a life in three minutes with ambulance service's new filmA NEW film, which could potentially save lives up and down the North West, has
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
A NEW film, which could potentially save lives up and down the North West, has been released by an ambulance trust. North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) launched a film which teaches people how to save a life in three minutes. ‘Agent... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Number of police incidents involving 'zombie-like' drug ‘spice’ soarsit has been illegal to take, give away or sell spice, and in December new legis
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
it has been illegal to take, give away or sell spice, and in December new legislation made spice illegal to possess. A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We have seen an increase in the number of users of psychoactive substances,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Dad speaks of his horror as car ploughs into 10-day-old baby's prambut is ok. “The 18-year-old female driver has been reported for summons for dr
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
but is ok. “The 18-year-old female driver has been reported for summons for driving without due care and attention.” A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We responded to reports of a road traffic collision on High Street in Rishton... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ill people are suffering "horrifying" delays as they wait an hour for ambulanceswhen £812,000 was paid out for 26 claims. In cases exposed by our Freedom of I
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
when £812,000 was paid out for 26 claims. In cases exposed by our Freedom of Information request, paramedics working for North West Ambulance Service took 108 minutes to reach a 71-year-old woman in cardiac arrest, 89 minutes to get to a baby... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dad shares photos of injured son after he was 'knocked down in hit-and-run'by the One Stop Shop and he was run over by a black car. "It just stopped and
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
by the One Stop Shop and he was run over by a black car. "It just stopped and then drove away, didn’t ask if he was okay. North West Ambulance Service confirmed they attended to a young boy in Walton Road, who was then taken to Alder Hey Hospital... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Dad shares photos of boy, 8, in hospital after he was 'mowed down by hit-and-run driver'they will report the incident to police and asked for help in finding the perso
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 days ago
they will report the incident to police and asked for help in finding the person responsible for hurting their little boy. North West Ambulance Service confirmed they attended to a young boy in Walton Road, who was then taken to Alder Hey Hospital... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Four vehicles involved in car crashexchanging details and arranging for the vehicles to be moved and the road unbl
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
exchanging details and arranging for the vehicles to be moved and the road unblocked. "Enquiries are still ongoing." A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We attended the scene and tended to three patients with minor injuries. "One... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Major road closed after crash near school as air ambulance called to scenefor a leg and foot injury. “The fire service were called to free people trappe
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
for a leg and foot injury. “The fire service were called to free people trapped and the air ambulance has been called.” A North West Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "There were three patients, two female. One has been taken to Southport and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Paramedic fights tears in court as she describes battle to save 'murdered' toddler999, at 2.25pm, and claiming the youngster had drowned in the bath.Read More T
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
999, at 2.25pm, and claiming the youngster had drowned in the bath.Read More Today Joanne Atherton, a paramedic with the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS), battled to contain her emotions after describing treating Teddy as he was rushed to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Pram carrying 10-day-old baby hit by car on pelican crossingand a pram." The 18-year-old female driver has been reported for summons for d
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
and a pram." The 18-year-old female driver has been reported for summons for driving without due care, police said. A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We sent two ambulance crews to an incident on High Street in Rishton. "It was... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Woman and a baby involved in a car crashin a pram." The 18-year-old female driver has been reported for summons for dr
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
in a pram." The 18-year-old female driver has been reported for summons for driving without due care, police said. A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We sent two ambulance crews to an incident on High Street in Rishton. "It was... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Students learn why Cumbria is best place to be a paramedicSTUDENT paramedics from the University of Cumbria were invited to an open day w
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
STUDENT paramedics from the University of Cumbria were invited to an open day with North West Ambulance Service to encourage them to choose the county as their destination of choice when they are qualified healthcare professionals. The event, which... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man charged with murder of 51-old James MurrayBlackburn Hospital before later being released. A short time later at around 1
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Blackburn Hospital before later being released. A short time later at around 1.30am on Monday, officers were called by the North West Ambulance Service after a man was found with a stab wound to the stomach in Largs Road, Shadsworth. The... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Biker suffers head injury after Whinlatter fallresponded with a single vehicle, while others went direct, and control enquired
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
responded with a single vehicle, while others went direct, and control enquired as to the availability of an air ambulance. Once the team arrived, the North West Ambulance Service was already on scene. and the mountain rescue team was not requ... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 9pm: Woman airlifted to Preston and two other casualties taken to Furness General Hospital following two-vehicle collision in Daltonclosure of Abbey Road. Police were alerted to the incident at 5.41pm this afte
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
closure of Abbey Road. Police were alerted to the incident at 5.41pm this afternoon (Sunday October 1) with crews from the North West Ambulance Service and the Great North Air Ambulance also attending. Two fire appliances, one from Barrow and one... Read more
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Bolton News
Ambulance takes an hour to reach woman who collapsed near police stationtake Mrs Walker, who lives in The Haulgh, to hospital because he had been advis
Bolton News / Posted 19 days ago
take Mrs Walker, who lives in The Haulgh, to hospital because he had been advised not to move her. A spokesperson for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We are very sorry that there was a delay in responding on this occasion. “It’s been very... Read more
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The News and Star
Rubbish on cooker sparks kitchen fire in Carlisleas a crowd of 3,700 watched Carlisle United take on Stevenage. A man, understo
The News and Star / Posted 22 days ago
as a crowd of 3,700 watched Carlisle United take on Stevenage. A man, understood to be in his 40s, needed treatment from North West Ambulance Service paramedics. Crews from the city's two fire stations, in Eastern Way and Raffles, were sent to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Taxi driver stabbed repeatedly during attempted robbery in Stretfordquoting incident number 1597 of 25/09/17. This can also be done anonymously thr
Manchester Evening News / Posted 22 days ago
quoting incident number 1597 of 25/09/17. This can also be done anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.” The North West Ambulance Service added: “We were called at 6pm to Victoria Road and took a male in his 50s to Manchester Royal... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man jailed after he threatened medicsthe male was arrested. At a hearing in Preston Crown Court last week, Laheri w
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
the male was arrested. At a hearing in Preston Crown Court last week, Laheri was sentenced to 21 weeks in jail. And the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has welcomed the sentence. Nicholas Sutcliffe, Advanced Paramedic for NWAS, said:... Read more
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The News and Star
Elderly man airlifted to hospital after leg break in WhitehavenGreat North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the town at 1pm yesterd
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the town at 1pm yesterday. They were asked to assist the North West Ambulance Service after the man, believed to be in his 70s, had broken his femur. The GNAAS paramedic and doctor... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Elderly man airlifted to hospital after leg break in WhitehavenGreat North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the town at 1pm yesterd
Whitehaven News / Posted 23 days ago
Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the town at 1pm yesterday. They were asked to assist the North West Ambulance Service after the man, believed to be in his 70s, had broken his femur. The GNAAS paramedic and doctor... Read more
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The News and Star
Roadside birth mum’s fears over maternity planshave the resources even now. If this goes ahead it wouldn’t surprise me if the
The News and Star / Posted 25 days ago
have the resources even now. If this goes ahead it wouldn’t surprise me if the mortality rate went up.” A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) said: “A 999 call was made to us at 7.58pm on April 30, for a lady who was in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Roadside birth mum’s fears over maternity planshave the resources even now. If this goes ahead it wouldn’t surprise me if the
Whitehaven News / Posted 25 days ago
have the resources even now. If this goes ahead it wouldn’t surprise me if the mortality rate went up.” A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) said: “A 999 call was made to us at 7.58pm on April 30, for a lady who was in... Read more
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metro
Man and woman freed from rubble after gas explosion at houseupgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The trapped man and woman
metro / Posted 25 days ago
upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The trapped man and woman were eventually airlifted to hospital, with North West Ambulance Service confirming one of them had suffered ‘major trauma injuries’. No-one else was thought to have... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Roadside birth mum’s fears over maternity planshave the resources even now. If this goes ahead it wouldn’t surprise me if the
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 25 days ago
have the resources even now. If this goes ahead it wouldn’t surprise me if the mortality rate went up.” A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) said: “A 999 call was made to us at 7.58pm on April 30, for a lady who was in... Read more
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The News and Star
Fire stations in Carlisle and Penrith welcome visitorsthe action switches to Penrith's community fire station where the county's fire
The News and Star / Posted 25 days ago
the action switches to Penrith's community fire station where the county's fire service are teaming up with Blood Bikes, North West Ambulance Service, local mountain rescue teams, the Firefighters' Charity, and Cumbria Police. Car crash and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
A heroic off-duty firefighter saved a man's life in the gymAs the man was leaving with ambulance crews to hospital, he had fortunately com
Manchester Evening News / Posted 26 days ago
As the man was leaving with ambulance crews to hospital, he had fortunately come round. Senior Paramedic Team Leader from North West Ambulance Service, Shaun Brown said: “The patient was then transported to hospital where his level of... Read more
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Bolton News
Off-duty firefighter saves man's life after he collapses in the gymAs the man was leaving with ambulance crews to hospital, he had come round. Se
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
As the man was leaving with ambulance crews to hospital, he had come round. Senior paramedic team leader from North West Ambulance Service, Shaun Brown said: "The patient was then transported to hospital where his level of... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Teacher in hospital after being knocked unconscious 'by former pupil'required medical treatment for a head injury. Nobody has been arrested and enqu
Manchester Evening News / Posted 27 days ago
required medical treatment for a head injury. Nobody has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.” A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 3.08pm to the junction of Lodge Lane and Wootton Street in Hyde. We... Read more
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Bolton News
Will you join the Happy Walk organised by wife of brave cancer battler?charity which campaigns for men with the condition to receive the best treatmen
Bolton News / Posted 28 days ago
charity which campaigns for men with the condition to receive the best treatment and care. Now Mrs McNulty, who works for North West Ambulance Service, is looking to repeat the success of inaugural Happy Walk, and is calling on people to join... Read more
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The News and Star
'Battered from pillar to post' - ambulance crews in Cumbria hit by relentless shifts and low moralewithin the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal
The News and Star / Posted 29 days ago
within the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal 12 per cent of the workforce within the North West Ambulance Service had time off for stress last year. The newly released sickness data shows 386 NWAS employees... Read more
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Whitehaven News
'Battered from pillar to post' - ambulance crews in Cumbria hit by relentless shifts and low moralewithin the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal
Whitehaven News / Posted 29 days ago
within the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal 12 per cent of the workforce within the North West Ambulance Service had time off for stress last year. The newly released sickness data shows 386 NWAS employees... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
'Battered from pillar to post' - ambulance crews in Cumbria hit by relentless shifts and low moralewithin the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 29 days ago
within the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal 12 per cent of the workforce within the North West Ambulance Service had time off for stress last year. The newly released sickness data shows 386 NWAS employees... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Air ambulance called after child falls down stairswas called to West Cumbria after a child fell down a flight of stairs. The Gre
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 29 days ago
was called to West Cumbria after a child fell down a flight of stairs. The Great North Ambulance attended the incident at about 11.30am yesterday. The child was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital by the North West Ambulance Servi... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Battered from pillar to post' - ambulance crews in Cumbria hit by relentless shifts and low moralewithin the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 29 days ago
within the county's emergency response teams has emerged as new figures reveal 12 per cent of the workforce within the North West Ambulance Service had time off for stress last year. The newly released sickness data shows 386 NWAS employees... Read more
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