T4 on the Beach
Hard working volunteers braved the bad
weather to provide first aid support at this years' T4 on the Beach
music event in Weston-Super-Mare Beach last weekend.
With over 45,000 spectators, lots of
resources were needed to ensure everyone was able to have a safe
and enjoyable time. These included:
- 5 ambulances
- 4 treatment centres
- cycle response unit
- control unit, 68 personnel
- 2 doctors
- 6 nurses
- 2 logistics units
Dedicated volunteers treated over 200
people and took eight people to hospital for more serious injuries.
Patients were treated for various things such as fractures, cardiac
conditions, appendicitis, head injuries and seizures.
Scott King, Great Western Ambulance Service said: 'We would
like to thank all the volunteers from St John for all their hard
'Their professionalism and high quality of resources ensured the
event ran smoothly and patients were treated appropriately.'
Event Manager Becky Russell said: 'All our personnel worked
exceptionally hard today in difficult weather conditions. I am
pleased that the event went smoothly.'