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#Medic22 called to farm accident at Foulsham

At 7pm on 22nd September, the NARS RRV #Medic22, crewed by critical care paramedic Chris Neil, was despatched to a location in Foulsham, where a man had been injured by a bull. NARS CCP Ryan Warwick was also despatched from home. The air ambulance Anglia 2 was also sent to the scene.

The man, in his 50's, had suffered serious limb injuries in the incident. The critical care paramedics provided advanced pain relief and sedation. The man was then airlifted to the Norfolk & Norwich hospital in a serious but stable condition.

#Medic 22 called to injured sportsman in Fakenham

At 8pm on 21st September, the NARS RRV #Medic 22, crewed by critical care paramedic Ryan Warwick and paramedic Alex Hartley, were despatched by CCD to a sports field near Fakenham. A teenage male had suffered a serious head injury and required Critical Care intervention.

The NARS crew treated and sedated the patient, who was then transported to the Queen Elizabeth hospital, Kings Lynn, in a serious but stable condition.

NARS Medic called to Arena to help trapped driver

On Saturday 19th September at about 9.20pm, NARS critical care paramedic Carl Smith was called out to the Adrian Flux Arena to assist a trapped driver. The incident had happened during the Formula 1 Stock Car Final. The driver was involved in a high speed racing accident and had suffered leg injuries.

By the time Carl arrived on scene, arena staff had cut the roof from the car ready to remove the driver. Carl provided advanced pain relief so that the driver could be extricated and loaded into an ambulance. The injured driver was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn.

#Medic 22 called to injured motorcyclist

At 10.30pm last night, Medic 22 was called to Norwich to assist an injured motorcyclist. The NARS rapid response vehicle, manned by Critical Care Paramedic Ryan Warwick and Paul Bromley, were tasked by the Critical Care Desk to help with the incident.

On arrival at the scene, Ryan and Paul assisted the EEAST ambulance crew to assess two injured male patients, one of whom had serious leg injuries. The NARS crew provided advanced pain relief and sedation. Both patients were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

NARS shortlisted to win £5k!

Good news! NARS has been nominated as one of just three contenders to win the September Nationwide Big Local award. So we're in with a really good chance of winning this money, but we need your help.

The good news is, there's no training involved, it doesn't cost anything, it won't hurt and it will only take you a few moments.

All you need to do is click on the link and vote for us! Nationwide Big Local

#Medic 22 called to Fakenham accident

At 9.37am today, the NARS rapid response vehicle Medic 22, was despatched to a road traffic collision on the B1105 near Fakenham. Three people were injured in the incident, two of whom had minor injuries. A third female casualty had head injuries and was treated by NARS Critical Care paramedic Chris Neil and paramedic Pete Kelly. The injured woman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by land ambulance.

Run Norwich branded a massive success

Sunday 30th August: it all finally came together. Around 3,800 runners took to the streets of Norwich to run the very first 10k city centre run.

Over 300 people ran for Team NARS, helping to raise lots of much-needed funds and importantly, raising awareness. Runners of all abilities took part for NARS. Some made the challenge even harder by wearing full PPE or carrying a response bag!

It is hoped that the event will raise around £15,000 for NARS funds.

Medic 22 called to two emergencies

Medic 22, crewed by NARS CCP Ryan Warwick, Dr Helen Alefounder and Dr Jess Murley, was despatched by the Critical Care Desk to two incidents.

The first was at 10.00pm, to a male in his 40's who had been in collision with a car in Norwich. The man suffered serious leg injuries. NARS assessed the patient and administered strong pain killers to the patient before he was transfered to N&N in a stable condition.

Ryan called to Diss Cardiac Arrest

At 7.15pm on Thursday 13th, NARS Critical Care paramedic Ryan Warwick was on shift in #Medic22. He was despatched by the Critical Care Desk to Diss, where a man in his 40's had suffered a cardiac arrest. Ryan worked with the team on scene and deployed a Lucas 2 automatic CPR machine.

#Medic22 works with Essex Air Ambulance to help critical patient

At 1.50pm today, the NARS response vehicle #Medic 22, with Critical Care Paramedic Ryan Warwick and paramedic Andrew Ormiston on board, responded to an ambulance crew request. They were despatched via the Critical Care Desk to a residential address in Norwich to a female in a critical condition.

The Medic 22 crew assessed and sedated the patient and were backed up the the Essex & Herts air ambulance, Helimed 07. They assisted the HEMS crew to perform pre-hospital anesthesia on the patient, who was then flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital in a critical but stable condition.

NARS Medics race 50 miles to assist local crews at RTC in Cambs

At 11.45pm last night, NARS Critical Care Paramedics Ryan Warwick and Carl Smith were despatched via the Critical Care Desk to a serious RTC at Orton Southgate, Peterborough. Ryan was on duty on a EEAST shift, Carl was called from home.

A busy day for Ryan and #Medic 22!

At 10am this morning, NARS CCP Ryan Warwick was despatched from home to a two-vehicle road traffic collision near Gooderstone, involving five reported casualties. On arrival, Ryan liaised with the crews on scene and helped to assess the injured parties. Thankfully, all of the people involved only had minor injuries and were left with the crews on scene.

Medic 22 called to Fakenham

At 1pm today, Medic 22 with CCP Ryan Warwick and paramedic Simon Nunn was called via a Crew Request to Fakenham. They had been asked to assist with a male patient in his 30's who had suffered a serious cardiac condition.

The patient was sedated and specialised NARS equipment was used to deliver a therapeutic synchronised shock to convert the patient's heartbeat to a normal rhythm. The patient was escorted to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital in a stable condition.

O2 Shop raise £2,000 for NARS!

Today was the Draw day for the annual raffle at the O2 shop in Norwich. The staff there have worked really hard to secure prizes and sell tickets. They achieved a great result with £2,000 raised, which will be match-funded by O2, giving a total contribution of £4,000 to NARS funds.

A huge 'thank you' to all involved, your efforts are very much appreciated by the whole NARS team.

Ryan called to two incidents

At 5.30pm yesterday, Ryan was tasked from home by the Critical Care Desk to Kings Lynn for a male in his 30's with a serious medical condition. He assisted the ambulance crew and the patient was taken to Queen Elizabeth hospital in a serious but stable condition.

At 7:20am this morning, Ryan was again tasked by CCD for a young child with serious medical condition in Marham. He assessed the patient at scene, who was taken to Queen Elizabeth hospital as a precaution.

Run Norwich documents

Here are a couple of documents:

Instructions on how to set up your MyDonate page once you have registered to run for NARS;

A generic sponsor form to download and print out.

#Medic 22 tasked to Marham after Crew request

At midnight last night the NARS RRV Medic22, manned by NARS CCP Ryan Warwick and NARS Paramedic Andy Orminston was tasked to an address in Marham, following a request for critical care by the ambulance crew on scene for a female patient with a serious medical condition. Ryan and Andy worked with the ambulance crews and ambulance officer to provide enhanced clinical care to the patient with sedation. The patient was accompanied to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn) in a serious but stable condition.

Entries for Run Norwich closing soon!

Final Call... to join Team NARS for the inaugural 10k Run Norwich. Closing date for entries is on 31st July. It's going to be an amazing day - be a part of it! We need at least another 100 people to sign up to support our life-saving doctors and paramedics.
If you can run 5k or so now, you still have time to train for 10.
Paul Evans, Olympian and Norfolk's Athletics Development Officer, together with Sarah Gray, runner and NARS supporter: "Join Team NARS!!!"

NARS CCP receives bravery award

Last night, NARS volunteer Critical Care Paramedic Ryan Warwick was presented with a Chief Ambulance Officer's Commendation for bravery.

NARS at Royal Norfolk Show

NARS at the Royal Norfolk Show:  1st July 2015, one of the hottest July days on record!


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