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Rob Vine Fund lends medical equipment to Manx community

Charity aims to help Isle of Man during coronavirus crises

The Rob Vine Fund is making all its medical equipment available to the Manx community to help during the coronavirus pandemic.

Directors of the charity have made the decision following the cancellation of Motor Sport on the Island. 
 
All of the medical equipment in storage for motor sport events on the Isle of Man will be supplied to the Department of Health and Social Care.

The list includes;
 
• 4 Patient ventilators, suitable for Intensive Care use
• 4 Multipurpose Patient Monitors for use on wards or Intensive Care
• 5 Suction Units
• 8 Adult Advanced Life Support Bags
• 3 Paediatric Advanced Life Support Bags
• 130 Immediate care cases (prepacked with lifesaving medical equipment)
• 130 Scoop Stretchers
• All extra medical equipment currently held in stock
 
Three of the charity's frontline ambulances are being made available, should they be required, and volunteers of the Hogg Motorsport Association are currently on standby to assist the Isle of Man Ambulance Service in any way they can.

Directors say; "we remain committed to supporting the Health Service and the Manx community while the Covid-19 Pandemic continues in any way we can and wish to thank everyone who has donated to the Rob Vine Fund which makes this gesture possible".
 

 

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