Alison Gallagher – Cave rescue, who are they and what do they do?

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Alison Gallagher - Cave rescue, who are they and what do they do?
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Alison chats us through cave rescue in Scotland, what are the team skills, capabilities and responsibilities and how are they tasked?

Top 3 Points from this podcast:
  • Work within what you are comfortable with
  • Be aware that these are usually very protracted events
  • Remember that the Cave rescue team is able to provide help and resources in these circumstances
About Alison

Alison is a GP based in Dundee, and also works in Ninewells ED as a GP with a specialist interest in emergency medicine.

 

She is a team doctor for Tayside Mountain Rescue and medical officer for the Scottish Cave Rescue Organisation. 

 

She enjoys adventures above and below ground, often with her husband and two sons. 

 

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