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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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#TeamDoddie fundraise £5K!

Dodd & Co, Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers, has made a Christmas charitable donation for many years now in lieu of sending corporate Christmas cards, and this year the total amount fundraised for the chosen charities was an outstanding £5,000! Towards the end of the year, all of Team Doddies are asked to put forward… 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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BEEP Doctors raise £881

BEEP Doctors raise £881.  The BEEP Doctors were invited by Marks and Spencer in Penrith to do a charity collection.  Volunteers visited the store on Friday and Saturday and raised a fantastic £881.  All the money raised will go towards providing new kit and equipment for the twelve volunteer doctors who work across Cumbria. Thank… Read more »

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New kit for volunteer doctors

Twelve volunteer doctors from the Beep Fund Ltd, have received new kit thanks to funding from the public. The new flame retardant technical response suits, which will be worn by all doctors when they attend emergencies, uses the charity’s new branding, which was created earlier this year.  The team of doctors had used the same… 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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Fundraising as a Team

Fundraising as a team is an extremely fun (hence the name!) and beneficial activity. Solo endeavours can be a great challenge for an individual but think of the extra power, motivation and support from organising an event with a group of like-minded people.   Teaming up with friends, colleagues or teammates can generate added impetus… Read more »

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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 »