The team have a wide range of medical equipment at their disposal in order to begin the effective pre-hospital care of a casualty.
This equipment includes:
In addition to these larger items, which would be requested according to the casualties needs, each search group carry with them a comprehensive first aid kit including resussi-aids, dressings, cas straps, plasters, tough cut scissors, thermometers etc in order to begin the process of casualty care.
Individual team members also carry their own personal first aid kits and those with Advanced Mountain Rescue Casualty Care qualifications will carry a kit which reflects their extended skills, containing additional equipment such as stethoscopes, sphygmomanometers, and intravenous fluids and the equipment for administering these.
Cheviots Challenge 2017
Saturday 2nd September 2017 join us for our 36th Cheviots Challenge.
Take one of two challenges and help raise funds for the mountain rescue team; click here to go to the Cheviots Challenge page and entry details.Read More...View More Events