Hampshire rescue service launches new scheme

A RESCUE service which helps police search for vulnerable missing people launched its latest campaign today.

Saturday, 30th July 2016, 6:21 am

Hampshire Search and Rescue (Hansar) is taking part in a national initiative called the Herbert Protocol. The scheme is named after George Herbert, a war veteran who had dementia and died when he went missing on his way to his childhood home.

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It ensures families are prepared for an emergency if someone goes missing with the use of the Life History Questionnaire. It keeps a record of background information which is made available to police if the person goes missing. Visit hantsar.org.