Severe Weather Response

23rd March 2018

Between Wednesday 28 February 2018 and Monday 5 March 2018, Trossachs Search and Rescue Team were deployed to assist the Scottish Ambulance Service, Police Scotland, NHS Forth Valley, Stirling Council and other services during the severe weather.

Callouts included

Attending 999 emergency calls

Assisting the Scottish Ambulance Service reach patients and assist with ambulances stuck in snow.

Assist the Scottish Ambulance Service Patient Transport Service (PTS) with transporting patients to and from hospital.

Assist NHS Forth Valley with staff transport

Assist Stirling Council and Police Scotland in Carron Valley delivering supplies on foot to cut off settlements at Gartcarron and Easter Buckieburn

Assist Stirling Council with the transport of care staff

Assist pharmacy's with the delivery of prescriptions and medication

In total the team spent over 90 hours between Wednesday 28 February 2018 and Monday 5 March 2018 dealing with incidents and our volunteers racked up a total of 225 hours at incidents.

During the above period 155 hours of First Responder cover was still provided and our Urban Search and Rescue dogs were still on call.

We have included some pictures that were taken throughout the week.

Scottish Ambulance Service Awards 2018Scottish Ambulance Service Awards 2018 ►

Scottish Ambulance Service Awards 2018

Heartstart November 2018Heartstart November 2018 ►

Heartstart November 2018

Scottish First Aid Awards 2018Scottish First Aid Awards 2018 ►

Scottish First Aid Awards 2018

Scottish Health Awards 2018Scottish Health Awards 2018 ►

Scottish Health Awards 2018

Community Responder Award - UK Heart Safe Awards 2018Community Responder Award - UK Heart Safe Awards 2018 ►

Community Responder Award - UK Heart Safe Awards 2018

Provost's Awards 2018Provost's Awards 2018 ►

Provost's Awards 2018

20 Years of Trossachs SAR!20 Years of Trossachs SAR! ►

20 Years of Trossachs SAR!

Death of Retired USAR Dog MitchDeath of Retired USAR Dog Mitch ►

Death of Retired USAR Dog Mitch

Community Responder Award Nomination - UK HeartSafe AwardsCommunity Responder Award Nomination - UK HeartSafe Awards ►

Community Responder Award Nomination - UK HeartSafe Awards

Another Busy Week!Another Busy Week! ►

Another Busy Week!

William Charles Barrington MBEWilliam Charles Barrington MBE ►

William Charles Barrington MBE

Nikola's 3 Lochs Challenge!Nikola's 3 Lochs Challenge! ►

Nikola's 3 Lochs Challenge!

The Kennel Club Friends for LifeThe Kennel Club Friends for Life ►

The Kennel Club Friends for Life

Vote for USAR dog TazVote for USAR dog Taz ►

Vote for USAR dog Taz

Trossachs SAR collect a new Toyota Hilux from Arnold Clark!Trossachs SAR collect a new Toyota Hilux from Arnold Clark! ►

Trossachs SAR collect a new Toyota Hilux from Arnold Clark!

Trossachs Search and Rescue Team win Not for Profit Organisation of the Year at the UK Heart Safe Awards 2017UK Heart Safe Awards 2017 ►

UK Heart Safe Awards 2017

Team Training - Saturday 5 August 2017Team Training - Saturday 5 August 2017 ►

Team Training - Saturday 5 August 2017

Trainee USAR dog TaraTrainee USAR dog Tara ►

Trainee USAR dog Tara

Award Nominations for Trossachs SARAward Nominations for Trossachs SAR ►

Award Nominations for Trossachs SAR

Trossachs SAR visit Helimed 76Helimed 76 Visit ►

Helimed 76 Visit

A marathon to save lives!A marathon to save lives! ►

A marathon to save lives!

Stuart's Outer Hebrides CycleStuart and Elaine's Outer Hebrides Cycle ►

Stuart and Elaine's Outer Hebrides Cycle

H.M. Passport Office, Glasgow DonationH.M. Passport Office, Glasgow Donation ►

H.M. Passport Office, Glasgow Donation

Glengoyne Distillery - "at the heart of our community."CPR and AED awareness for staff at Glengoyne Distillery ►

CPR and AED awareness for staff at Glengoyne Distillery

Mains Farm Wigwams - Sea King VisitMains Farm Wigwams - Sea King Visit ►

Mains Farm Wigwams - Sea King Visit

Glengoyne Distillery - At the Heart of its CommunityGlengoyne - Not just uisge beatha ►

Glengoyne Distillery - At the Heart of the Community

7 new public access defibs7 new public access defibs ►

7 public access defibs

Mitch in the MovieMitch in the Movie ►

Mitch in the Movie

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