Incident 18/2006

Incidents 1 – 18: This morning, at the advanced planned request of Greater Manchester Ambulance Service, during an anticipated peak demand period, the Team placed its full assets at the disposal of Greater Manchester Ambulance Service, for assistance with the full range of duties taken by the Ambulance service, this being our second night of assistance. As well as ourselves, assets were also declared to GMAS by St John Ambulance Brigade & our colleagues at Oldham MRT.

The Team placed all four vehicles on the road along with appropriately trained crews backed up our own control linked directly to GMAS Paramedic Emergency Control.

14 Team members assembled at our base at Ladybridge at 18.30 Hrs the previous evening (when assist duty began), going on into this morning finishing at 07:00 Hrs. From midnight onwards the Team dealt with 18 separate calls ranging from urgent intra hospital transfers to code Green, Amber & Red emergency responses. Brief details of each call can be found on our Incident database listings (Click on Incidents in the banner above)