Alderney RNLI lifeboat crew assist with medevac transfer of pregnant woman
Alderney's RNLI all weather lifeboat, Roy Barker I was launched this morning (Saturday 11 February) at 9.30am to assist the Alderney Mignot Memorial Hospital with an urgent medevac transfer to Guernsey.
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.
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