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Rescue Operation Ensures Survival in London's Critical Incident

Rescue Operation Ensures Survival in London's Critical Incident
Services deployed
National Health ServiceMetropolitan Police
Divisions deployed
London Ambulance ServiceHelicopter Emergency Medical ServiceHazardous Area Response TeamAuthorised Firearm Officers

In the evening of January 22, the London Ambulance Service (LAS), in collaboration with St Johns Ambulance and HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service), executed a remarkable rescue operation following a distress call from Authorized Firearms Officers.

At approximately 7:30 pm, emergency services were dispatched to a scene where approximately five casualties that are in dire condition who needed urgent medical assistance. Upon arrival, medical teams comprising of paramedics, critical care paramedics, and doctors, were overwhelmed with four critical patients and a patient in cardiac arrest

Paramedics were quick and effective to stabilise and treat these patients and subsequently transporting these patients to the Major Trauma Centre at the Royal London Hospital. Both ground and air transportation were swiftly dispatched to transport these critical patients.

Statement from KiltedScot, NHS Director of Operations:-

"Our Teams worked extremely hard in challenging conditions to stabilise all Person(s) Involved. We utilised as many resources as we could get to Treat & Transport all the patients from the Rural Area's of London to our Major Trauma Centre. We are happy to say that no lives were lost today, We wish all of those involved a speedy recovery."

Reported By KiltedScot