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Skegness RNLI announces Curtis Redford as a recognised RNLI Paramedic

Lifeboats News Release

Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Station is delighted to announce that Curtis Redford has officially become a recognised Paramedic for the lifeboat station.

RNLI/Brad Johnson

Curtis during a Partner Liaison event at the Skegness Lifeboat Station

This significant advancement underscores the station's commitment to providing the highest level of casualty care in its lifesaving efforts.

Curtis, currently working as the Associate Divisional Clinical Lead and Paramedic for Mid Lincolnshire with the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the RNLI Skegness team where he is a volunteer D class inshore lifeboat Helm. His expertise as a Qualified Paramedic with the National Health Service (NHS) is an invaluable addition to the station's capabilities.

In his new voluntary role at Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Station, Curtis will work closely with the eleven other Casualty Carers. Combining his skills as a qualified RNLI Casualty Carer and a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) qualified Paramedic, Curtis is set to bolster the station's capacity for delivering a high-level of casualty care.

Curtis shared his enthusiasm about his new role, stating, 'I am thrilled to be able to utilise my professional training and experience from the NHS in my voluntary role with Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Station. It's a unique opportunity to contribute to the community and make a real difference in people's lives.'

Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Station is excited about this new appointment and looks forward to the providing a continued high level of care. The station looks forward to see what Curtis will bring to the team through his new voluntary role through services launches, exercises and supporting on station casualty care training and drills.

RNLI media and event contacts
For further information, please contact:
Brad Johnson, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer for Skegness RNLI on [email protected]
RNLI Press Office 01202 336789 or [email protected]

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Curtis Redford, D class Helm and RNLI Paramedic


Curtis Redford, Martin Stokes and Ryan Speed - D class Helms

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