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St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat tasked to a woman with a suspected broken

Lifeboats News Release

On Wednesday August 9 at 5.17pm St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat was tasked to a woman with a suspected broken ankle.


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The casualty was at Porth Lleuog beach, just north of Whitesands beach, also tasked were St Davids coastguard team together with RNLI lifeguards. Once on scene, the casualty was given further first aid to help enable her to be lifted into the ILB.

She was then transferred to nearby Whitesands beach, and handed over into the care of ambulance paramedics, a classic example of multi agencies working together.

With this tasking complete the lifeboat then returned to station arriving back at 6.11pm.

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For more information contact Jim Phillips, St Davids Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791 121039. Alternitavely contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Public Relations Manager on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email

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St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

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