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NARS Doc called to 3-car crash at Thurton

At 10.40am today, NARS Doctor John Morgan was on duty in his role as GP, when he was called to a serious road traffic collision on the A148 near Thurton. Dr Morgan attended and assisted ambulance crews and the air ambulance crew to extricate and assess two patients.

Police and fire engines from Loddon, Carrow and Earlham were called to the crash involving a BMW, a Mazda 4x4 and a Vauxhall vehicle, between The Street junction and the High Bungay Road junction.

Medic 22 called to Fakenham RTC

At 6.30am this morning, NARS CCP Ryan Warwick, on shift on Medic 22, was tasked by the Critical Care Desk to a serious 2-vehicle road traffic collision on the A148 near Fakenham.

On arrival at the scene, Ryan found a young male heavily trapped with serious leg injuries. Ryan provided advanced critical care procedures and worked with the ambulance crews and fire service to help extricate the patient.

Two ambulance crews, and ambulance officer, fire and police also attended the scene.

Medic 22 crew use Lucas to save patient

At around 10pm last night the NARS rapid response vehicle 'Medic 22' was dispatched to Norwich after reports of a male in his 20's who had suffered a cardiac arrest. 'Medic 22' crewed by NARS CCP Ryan Warwick and NARS paramedics Simon Nunn and Alex Hartley deployed the Lucas 2 device and managed to gain a return of circulation. The patient was transported to the NNUH in a critical condition. Also on scene was a EEAST DSA and an ambulance officer.

NARS called to road traffic collision on A141

At 1.25am this morning Critical Care Paramedic Carl Smith received a call at home to attend a RTC involving 2 cars on the A141 near March. One male was trapped and on the arrival of the first paramedic, NARS assistance was requested. Carl worked with the fire and ambulance crews on the scene to free the male in his 20's. The patient was trapped for over an hour. Carl travelled with the crew to Peterborough City Hospital where the patients condition was not believed to be life threatening.

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Samantha finally meets the NARS CCP who saved her life

An emotional meeting took place today when Samantha Conner finally met the NARS Critical Care Paramedic who saved her life.

CCP Barry Hart had rushed to the scene of a car vs. tree near Haddiscoe last December and assisted the ambulance crew who were on scene. Samantha had suffered a severed jugular vein and was in danger of bleeding to death. Using his advanced skills, Barry was able to suture the vein to allow her to be safely transported to hospital.

Samantha has made a good recovery and is back at work now.

Over 150 people sign up for Team NARS!

As of 29th May, over 150 people have registered to Run Norwich and run for NARS! With 3 months still to go before the big day, this is really exciting news. We are halfway to reaching our target of 300 runners to proudly wear the NARS jersey on the day.

Swaffham Lionesses support NARS

Today, the Swaffham Lionesses were welcomed by NARS Chairman Chris Neil and Cllr Gordon Bambridge, Chairman of Breckland District Council. The Lionesses presented a cheque to NARS from a fund-raising afternoon tea and raffle.

Cllr. Bambridge has nominated NARS as his charity for the duration of his tenure as Chairman.

Barry responds to crew request

At 7.15pm today, NARS Critical Care Paramedic Barry Hart was called to Beccles Road, Lowestoft as a result of an ambulance crew request. Barry assisted a female who had suffered a severe knee injury at her home address. He provided advanced pain relief and escorted the patient to the James Paget Hospital.

Medic 22 called to fire at West Raynham Airfield

This evening NARS Critical Care Response Unit 'Medic 22', with Critical Care Paramedic Ryan Warwick and Paramedic Alex Hartley on board, was despatched to the scene of a "large fire" at West Raynham airfield, near Fakenham. Fire Brigade and East of England Ambulance Service were on scene as well. Concerns regarding gas cylinders being involved prompted a substantial response by the emergency services.

One patient was checked for carbon monoxide poisoning using advanced equipment and was subsequently taken to the Queen Elizabeth hospital with minor burns.

Medic 22 called to Kings Lynn

At 12 noon today, Medic 22, manned by Critical Care Paramedic Ryan Warwick, was despatched to Kings Lynn as a result of an ambulance crew request. The crew had asked for critical care assistance for a man with cardiac problems.

Ryan worked with the crew and used specialised NARS equipment carried on Medic 22 to help the patient, who was then transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

New Breckland Council Chair Supports NARS

At Breckland Council’s Annual Meeting on 21 May, Cllr Gordon Bambridge was appointed Chairman of the Council and presented with the chain of office by outgoing Chairman Robert Kybird.

SportLink Running & Fitness Support Team NARS

SportLink are providing support for Team NARS in the build-up to Run Norwich on 30th August 2015.

They provide:

  • Running Shoes, Clothing & Equipment
  • Video Gait Analysis & Biomechanical Assessments
  • Expert & Professional Advice from Qualified and Experienced Staff
  • Sports Injury Clinic (onsite)
  • Personal Training Plans
  • Sports Nutrition (Products & Plans)

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NARS CCP Ryan called to Rougham

At 20:10 this evening, NARS Critical Care Paramedic Ryan Warwick was activated from his home address to the village of Rougham, Norfolk. An ambulance crew on scene had requested critical care support for advanced pain relief after a male in his 40's had fallen from height. Ryan worked with the ambulance crew and administered strong pain relief before the patient was taken to the QE hospital, Kings Lynn in a stable condition.

NARS at Rackheath Vintage Fayre

We had a great day at Rackheath Vintage Fayre. The event was very well supported by exhibitors and visitors - to the point that car parking became a problem!

There was plenty of interest in NARS and a live presentaion in the show ring allowed NARS personnel to demonstrate advanced life-saving skills to onlookers.

Many thanks to the organisers and the NARS volunteers.

Multi-agency Critical Care support at Suffolk accident

This evening, NARS Critical Care Paramedic Chris Neil was assisting on a late shift on the SARS response vehicle. At 6.45pm, they were called to a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle on the A1088 at Elmswell. The Air Ambulance from Cambridge was also called to the scene. Between the teams, the patient was managed and then flown to Addenbrook's Hospital

NARS selected as Run Norwich Charity Partner

Norfolk Accident Rescue Service is delighted to announce that it will be one of four charities to benefit from Run Norwich, which takes place on 30th August.

It is a great honour to be selected from so many charities to be a part of this inaugural prestgious event.

NARS called to head-on collision at stoke ferry

At 8.17pm last night, NARS medics were called to a head-on collision at Oxburgh Road, Stoke Ferry. A car containing 4 adults and one child was
in collision with another vehicle with driver only. Fire brigade, 2 Fire Brigade Officers, 5 ambulances, an Ambulance Officer also attended.
Critical Care Paramedic Carl Smith was providing a mentorship shift with Paul Bromley & Doctor Wallace-King. They attended the scene in the NARS Rapid Response Vehicle 'Medic 22'. The three medics were on standby shift in the vehicle, ready for just such an emergency.

Lord Russell Baker joins NARS as patron

Norfolk Accident Rescue Service are delighted to announce that Lord Russell Baker has accepted our invitation to become NARS Patron. Russell brings with him a wealth of experience in terms of charity fund-raising and awareness-raising, and he intends to be very active within the role.

Carl called to RTC at Bawsey

At 1.30pm today, NARS Critical Care Paramedic Carl Smith was despatched to a road traffic collision near Bawsey, where a single vehicle had collided with a telegraph pole. One male was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn with minor injuries.

A little later, Carl was called to an address in Kings Lynn where a man had fallen from a ladder, but was stood down at scene as there were no sinificant injuries.

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