EMERGENCY CALLS ATTENDED: Since 1 January 2012 2154 | This year (2014) to date 173 | Calls last 7 days 28 | Calls last 30 days 82
Charity Number: 1135730
Serving the people of Eastbourne, Polegate, Hailsham, Westham and Pevensey Bay
Heartstart 7/07/2013. Stephen Lloyd popped by to formally open Heartstart Eastbourne.
999 Weekend 6-7/07/2013. A hot and succesful weekend, lots of demos and the official lauch of Heartstart Eastbourne.
Stone Cross 9/06/2013. Stone Cross motor show. A chilly and wet awareness day. Looks like they had a fun day though!
All of the equipment that we use is purchased through our own fundraising events, generous donations, donations from local organisations and from public support. Equipping a responder costs around £2,000 and it is esitmated it costs around £200 a year to replace items that are damaged or worn.
Most would assume that the basic equipment would be provided by the Ambulance Service. The Eastbourne Community First Responder Scheme, however, receives only operational support and training.
Our Responders run FREE sessions in Emergency Life Support in conjunction with the British Heart Foundation. Anyone can join one of these 2 to 3 hour sessions.
On Friday 7 February we need everyone to Ramp up the Red to help fight the UK’s single biggest killer, coronary heart disease. You can organise a Ramp up the Red event at work, school or anywhere and make a donation to the British Heart Foundation.....
If an adult has suddenly collapsed, is not breathing normally and is unrepsonsive, they are in cardiac arrest. There is no time to lose. Even if you are untrained your actions can help.
What is a stroke?
A stroke is a ‘brain attack’ caused by a disturbance of the blood supply to the brain. There are two main types of stroke, which require different types of treatment:
Survivors Event 2013
South East Coast Ambulance Service reunited survivors with the staff who saved their lives. This film tells their stories.
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