WHAT WE DO

Ashfield First Responders (CFR’s) are members of the community who volunteer to respond to emergency calls through the 999 system in conjunction with the East Midlands Ambulance Service. Community First Responders provide care to patients in their local areas whilst awaiting the arrival of an Ambulance or Paramedic

LOCAL SUPPORT

The Community First Responders undertake life saving support before the Ambulance arrives, further increasing the patient’s chance of survival.

In an ideal world there would be an Ambulance available on every street corner in each town or village. This is not the case and is why the Community First Responders can make such a difference, espacially in rural areas.

ASHFIELD CFR

As Community Responders are based within the community in which they live or work, they can attend the scene of a medical emergency in a very short time, ofton arriving before the attendance of an ambulance crew or paramedic.

In the case of Ashfield Community First Responders, in 98% of cases we are the first emergency resource to get to the scene, ofton arriving minutes of the emergency 999 call being made.

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Please Support Us

The Ashfield Community Responders receive no Government Funding. We purchase our own equipment and uniform and receive no running or maintenance support for our vehicles. To give you an idea of how much it costs to setup one kit bag with a defibrillator and other life saving equipment could be in the region of £1500 plus.

 

Educating the Local Community

We undertake a range of fundraising activities to provide lifesaving equipment, in addition, our members also provide education in the community. This could range from School lectures and demonstrations to exhibitions and fund raising events. Without such support this vital service could not be provided. Please support your local CFR’s.

 

Vital Support

In an ideal world there would be an Ambulance available on every street corner in each town or village. This is not the case and is why the Community First Responders can make such a difference, espacially in rural areas. Ashfield Community Responders cover an area within a 3 mile radius of their dispatch point. 

could you be a responder?

We are currently recruiting for First Responders from across the ASHFIELD but especially, from the HUTHWAITE areas.

If you are interested and Would like to thake this further we hold CFR “Taster” evenings every month, where you can find out more about the role of CFR’s and the EMAS team, or you could volunteer to help CFR members with fundraising etc

pLEASE support and follow us

The ashfield Community First Responders would like to thank all organisations and individuals who have donated to helping us maintain this life saving service.

Should you wish to make a donation please contact us using the contact form on this page. 

We would like to thank all organisations who have donated to this service, without you we simply could not continue.

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