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Prometheus AlphaMed covers Medical Services for The British Transplant Games 2017, North Lanarkshire

Prometheus AlphaMed recently had the privilege to support The British Transplant Games, which were held in North Lanarkshire, with their medical cover. Prometheus AlphaMed’s cover included Medical Managers, First Aiders and fully crewed Ambulances.

Prof Richard Lyon, Chief Executive Officer for Prometheus AlphaMed said: ‘We are very proud to support The British Transplant Games. This unique event highlights the very best in competition and sportsmanship. AlphaMed was privileged to ensure athletes and spectators alike had the best possible experience.’

The first ‘Transplant Olympics’ took place in Portsmouth in 1978, where the games were already an international event. The games take place every year in different cities, including the likes of Edinburgh, Belfast and Bolton. All ages are welcome at the games, along with all skills and abilities.

The Prometheus AlphaMed Team were humbled by the experience. Paul McMillan, one of the Prometheus AlphaMed First Aiders at the event, said “I would just like to thank Prometheus AlphaMed for the truly humbling and life changing opportunity to work at the British Transplant Games. In my short time working for Prometheus AlphaMed I have gained a lot of knowledge and experience working at events, but to meet and chat with families at this event who have endured through incredible health challenges, and yet continue to compete at an extremely high level 100% puts life in perspective. One moment in particular struck me - I chatted with the family of a 5-year old boy who received a liver transplant at 8-months old, but yet was now standing before me with 2 medals around his neck asking for the autographs of the entire first aid team. It definitely reminded me of the challenges of being involved in the medical field, but also of the tenacity of the human spirit. On reflection, I wish I had asked the child for his autograph - he was definitely one of many heroes of the weekend

For more information about The British Transplant Games, please visit: www.britishtransplantgames.co.uk