General News Archives - BEEP Cumbria - Volunteer Emergency Doctors

Latest news, events and case studies highlighting our life saving work within the local community.

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Donating and Making a Difference 

We know there are hundreds of charities for everyone to choose from but supporting a local charity where the difference made is tangible is rewarding for all parties. How can your donations make a difference to our Cumbrian charity? A one-off donation could fill our emergency vehicle with fuel. A monthly direct debit of £10… Read more »

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Handy first aid skills to know

Our doctors are on call 24/7 and will be at the side of someone in need as quick as they can. Would you be able to help someone if they needed assistance before paramedics arrived? At home, at work or in the street? Basic first aid skills can be life-saving and this knowledge could enable… Read more »

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Resolutions To Stick To

January is the start to a new year and can be the time to set new goals and make resolutions for the months ahead. However, making positive achievable goals and resolutions to stick to, is the direction to take for 2020. Now is the time to decide to make a difference. It may be in… Read more »

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Stay Safe This Christmas

As another year draws to a close, we approach the festive season and it’s a very busy time for everyone. It’s a time for celebration with colleagues, family and friends with spirits high and frivolity in the air. Sadly, it is also a time when the emergency services see an increase in call-outs. Our team… Read more »

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CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

Chairman’s Report – Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the eighteenth AGM of the BEEP Fund Ltd. The Fund, as with previous years, continues to provide an excellent and worthwhile service thanks to the generosity and support of local people. As can be seen from our Treasurers Report, the income from members of the public continues… Read more »

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Updates on Call Outs for October 2019

BEEP Fund Call Outs – In October a BEEP Fund Doctor was called by North West Ambulance Service to the following: RTC: 6 Other Trauma: 2 Cardiac Arrest: 3

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Updates on Call Outs October 2019

A BEEP Fund Doctor has been called by North West Ambulance Service to the following incidents recently: Early hours of Saturday 12th October: BEEP Doctor call to assist NWAS paramedics at an address in Ousby where a lady in her 50’s had collapsed; advanced interventions were performed but despite their best effort she sadly passed… Read more »

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Update on Call Outs

A BEEP Fund Doctor has been called by North West Ambulance Service to the following incidents this week: Sunday 22/09/19 16.20: RTC on A592 near Glenridding; motorbike collided with a wall but the driver suffered minor injuries & was left with NWAS paramedics for onward transport to Carlisle Sunday 22/09/19 17.00; serious RTC on road… Read more »

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When You Might Need Us

Our volunteer doctors are on call around the clock in the Cumbria area to provide pre-hospital enhanced emergency care to anyone in need, wherever that may be. Here’s when you might need us. You never know when you might be in a situation where the emergency services are called but this could be anywhere and… Read more »

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How You Can Donate

The BEEP Fund Ltd is a registered charity and alongside the dedicated Doctors who are on-call 24/7 to help save lives, we also rely on the generosity of our supporters. It costs approximately £30,000 per year to run the BEEP Fund and we have raised over £350,000 in the 25 years since starting in 1994.… Read more »