Community responders in this area carry a range of equipment which is provided by funds raised locally. The equipment is carried in Responder Bags and includes items such as:

                
  • Map Book and Mobile Phone
  • Semi-automated AED with towel/razor/scissors
  • OP Airways
  • Rescue mask
  • Burns dressings
  • Ambulance dressings and Bandages
  • Swabs
  • 100% O2 masks adult/paediatric
  • Steripod saline solution
  • Torch

The equipment list (and associated training) is updated as required by the ambulance serviceWe are also issued with high visibility jackets to identify us. 

                               
                                      

The Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) which we carry are used to assist with restoration of a normal heart rhythm to a patient in difficulty.