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Dave Gentry and Ian Johns

15 Mar 2018

Kickboxing coach of teens killed in hit-and-run presents cheque to London Ambulance Service

The kickboxing coach of teenage boys who were killed by a speeding drunk driver in Hayes has presented the London Ambulance Service with a cheque for Β£1,000. Dave Gentry taught George Wilkinson and Josh McGuiness, both 16, who died at the scene alongside their friend 17-year-old Harry Rice. A week after the accident in January, Dave held an event at his Rock Solid Kickboxing club in Uxbridge to raise money in memory of the sporty teens. Dave said: β€œWe lost three cheeky, beautiful and funny boys and we had to do something. We held a minute’s silence – the whole […]

Ambulance car in the snow

28 Feb 2018

Ambulance crews treating more patients for falls in bad weather

Ambulance calls to people who have slipped, tripped or fallen are up over 10 per cent during the cold spell.

As temperatures have plummeted this week, London Ambulance Service has seen a 13 per cent* increase in calls relating to slips, trips and falls yesterday (27 February) compared to the week before. And Monday (26 February) saw an 11 per cent** increase from the previous week.

Practice learning

23 Feb 2018

Young lifesavers visit ambulance HQ

Aspiring paramedics Ben Crawford and Scott Winzer have been treated to a tour of London Ambulance Service headquarters after helping two people who had collapsed. The 16-year-old cousins, who are […]

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