BBC News – Bonfire Night Bangers
Four SIMCAS members assisted South East Coast Ambulance Service and St John Ambulance at the annual Lewes Fireworks celebrations. Drs. Cottingham, Iosson, Pearce and Walter staffed the causalty station at Lewes ambulance station and had a presence at The Royal Victoria Hospital minor injuries unit. The most significant injuries we treated were from dropped bangers causing eye damage. The seriousness of these was picked up by the local BBC news team and Dr Pearce was interviewed for an item on this as shown below.