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Callouts 2019

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 08:56

HRH Duke of Cambridge visits Devon

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Prince William comes to Devon

Team member Paula Holbrook along with North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Search Manager Dave Stoneman are waiting to speak to His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge who is visiting the firefighters charity’s Harcombe House centre in Chudleigh, Devon today on Emergency Services Day. 

Dartmoor Rescue volunteers waiting for HRH Prince William
Dartmoor Rescue volunteers waiting for HRH Prince William

Harcombe House is a specialist centre for health and wellbeing support and supports many firefighters and their families throughout the year.

Supporting the mental health of the emergency services

Prince William is recognising the work of the Charity in supporting the UK’s fire services community, but also speaking to those who have shown an interest in supporting mental health in the Emergency Services. Paula is representing south west Mountain and Cave rescue teams including Dartmoor Rescue as the Mountain Rescue England and Wales region lead for trauma risk management. Dave is attending to talk from a service perspective.

Pricne WIlliam meets guests at Harcombe House
Prince WIlliam meets guests at Harcombe House

It was a good day and great to see that mental health of the statutory and volunteer emergency service personnel is being supported and taken seriously. 

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