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COVID–19 saw a shift in how some ambulance crews and rapid response teams operated across the UK, from forming collaborative response and mobile support units, to creating purpose-built temporary Read More…

National Health and Wellbeing Raises More Than £15,000 for Frontline Charities

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceTodayDirect A month-long charity campaign, which aimed to boost the nation’s health and wellbeing, has come to an end — raising a total of over £15,000 for The Ambulance Staff Charity, Police Care UK, The Fire Fighters Charity and The Air Ambulance Service. Launched in January, the Blue Light Get Active Challenge, tasked individuals with […]

DJ Swaps Decks for Defibrillator to Turn Volunteer for Welsh Ambulance Service

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceTodayDirect A North Wales radio presenter has swapped the decks for a defibrillator by becoming a volunteer for the Welsh Ambulance Service. Oli Kemp, one half of ‘Lois & Oli’ on Heart North and Mid Wales, has just completed his training as a Community First Responder so that he can administer life-saving first aid to people […]

Community Heartbeat Working With BT to Convert Kiosks to Defibrillator Stations

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceTodayDirect Britain’s red phone boxes, once a lifeline of communication before the arrival of mobile phone networks, have been transformed into everything from defibrillator units and mini history museums to art galleries and book exchanges. But now, the Community Heartbeat Trust charity (CHT), has begun to put an extraordinarily excellent idea into practice across the […]