Basic Life Support Training with Bangor University

On Wednesday night The Archimedes Centre, Wrexham, Bangor University School of Health Sciences, hosted NEWSAR Team Members and Supporters for Basic Life Support training and assessments in line with current Mountain Rescue standards and  we also had a more in depth look at respiratory illnesses, injuries and conditions all with the aid of state of the art training manikins.

Thanks to Julie Birrell and Diane Rimmer for providing the training and assessments and to the University for the use of the skills lab. Everyone at NEWSAR who attended had a great night and learnt a lot and certainly came away with food for thought . Thank you once again.

Pictured, team members and supporters with staff from the University.

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Missing person enquiry near Ruthin

CALLOUT: On Monday evening our assistance was requested by North Wales Police to search for a man missing from the Ruthin area. NEWSAR Team members and dogs from SARDA Wales responded. Shortly after the first team members arrived the missing person was located by Police Officers and we stood down. Great result!

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New Rescue Ropes

A great big NEWSAR “Thank you” to Adventure Climb Rescue for their support to the team. We now have some swanky new Beal rescue ropes that have replaced ones that had reached the end of their service life.

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Serious leg injury on Moel Famau

Mid afternoon today a man suffered a serious leg injury a short way north west of Moel Famau. The team responded to site and provided initial diagnosis and care. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency helicopter from Caernarfon came in and landed nearby, allowing for a short carry to the aircraft.
Get well soon!

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