(By Air Ambulance) 11.20 – Elderly gentleman collapsed half way along boardwalk.
Lifeguards were alerted and attended the scene. Patient moved to a more
comfortable position and monitored whilst awaiting ambulance. Oxygen therapy
given. Lifeguards contacted ambulance control and advised they thought air
ambulance may be the most appropriate means of evacuation due to the
inaccessibility of the location. On arrival of the land ambulance the crew
confirmed this would be the best method to transfer the casualty and requested
the air ambulance. Coastguard also assisted with the operation and secured a
landing area on the golf course. The Wales Air Ambulance Helimed 57 based in
Swansea was soon on scene and transferred the casualty to hospital.
Duty Lifeguards: Chris Page, Arran Bluck, Lewis
Volunteer & Junior Lifeguards Involved:
Ian James, Aled James, Dan Castle