Seahouses lifeboat crew assist ill female
At 2:15pm on Tuesday 12 July 2022, Seahouses lifeboat Coxswain and Mechanic were on station, when they were alerted to a female boat trip passenger on the harbour beside the lifeboat station, who had become ill, and required medical assistance.
The lady was given aspirin and GTN spray, and her vital signs carefully monitored, while the ambulance response was awaited. A Fast Response Car Paramedic was first on scene, and later joined by a road ambulance. The Ambulance personnel further assessed the lady, and they then transported her urgently to the Critical Care Hospital at Cramlington.
'Usually, they can be quite minor. However, on this occasion, it appeared this lady was quite ill, and needed urgent medical care. We are pleased to have been able to offer her initial assistance and wish her well for a full recovery from her unfortunate illness.'
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