Technical rope rescue skills

Earlier in the week, our volunteers got together to practise their technical rope rescue skills. In addition to that, our medics also had a chance to work on delivering casualty care in difficult situations. Bringing these two skill sets together makes training much more challenging but also more realistic.

Annual basic life support assessment

Last night some of our volunteers were looking at all things medical. They worked on their annual basic life support assessment as well as putting this into a series of scenarios. The team had input from visiting health professionals who also took them through ILS and ALS drills.

World Drowning Prevention Day 2022

It’s #worlddrowningpreventionday2022 Our volunteers, along with our sister team North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and partner agencies Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are often involved in assisting members of the public who get into difficulties in lakes and rivers in Northumberland. Today, we want to spread the message that […]

Team’s welfare officer wins top citizens in policing award

Award winner

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that one of our volunteers,  Dr. Frances Naylor has been presented with a top Citizens in Policing award from Northumbria Police. The Citizens in Policing awards recognised the outstanding contributions made by selfless volunteers, while serving their many communities. Frances was one of 11 volunteers who received awards from the […]