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Welcome to Lakes Medics

Lakes Medics is a voluntary group of first aiders and medics providing first aid cover at events in the North West of England. We are a volunteer led Social Enterprise. It was established at the beginning of 2018 by a team of experienced First Aiders, Medics & other specialist roles. We have come together to create a service to the public, sporting and night time events industry, where we have developed a new, unique role to the North West of England area.

Our volunteer led first aid team will provide specialised bespoke medical cover to a variety of events across the North West of England. Together with our experience, our passion, our honesty and our skills, we aim to provide the best standards of service and care in the industry at a sensible and competitive price.

Our Manager Matthew (A-EMT) who manages Lakes Medics Ltd (Social Enterprise) and Lakes Medics Training Ltd has over 18 years of experience organising and running first aid medical cover for small and large events locally, regionally, nationwide and internationally.

These includes show jumping, motorcycle scrambles, triathlons, garden festivals, charity events, concerts and agricultural shows, with over 60,000 attending. Matthew has also won awards for his work with in the ambulance sector and even went to Buckingham Palace in 2005 to meet Princess Anne.

Matthew was on duty on the night of the Grayrigg Train Crash in Cumbria. He has been involved in many high profile events across the globe not to mention the bush fires in Australia in 2005.

Some of his clients have been, Kendal Calling, Lancashire and Cumbria Constabulary, Eddie Stobbarts, Southport Flower Show and Morecambe Bay NHS Trust. Matthew has worked for the NHS, St John Ambulance and British Red Cross to name a few.

How We Are Different:

* We Guarantee at least one Defibrillator, Oxygen and a Qualified Operator is present at every event we cover, no matter how small.

* All our equipment is tested and calibrated on an annual basis, ensuring its working within the strictest of parameters.

* Our Medical Team hold qualifications and are re-assessed regularly to ensure their continued competence. They are also required to attend regular training. All volunteers are required to keep a clinical portfolio of professional development.

*Lakes Medics volunteer and staff members are subject to a DBS (Criminal Records) check. This is also re-checked on a regular basis.

* We have a Manager on call whenever events are in operation to help assist clients, and provide clinical and procedural support for our own team.