Equipment

Equipment is purchased and owned by Fastaid with consumable items kindly supplied by West Midlands Ambulance Service.kit

Typically responders carry the following equipment:

  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Oxygen, trauma masks and bag-valve-mask
  • Sphygmomanometer (Blood pressure monitor)
  • Stethoscope
  • Suction unit
  • Temperature monitoring
  • Variety of bandages and dressings
  • Burns dressings
  • Torch

All the above kit is carried in a single bag and weighs approx 15kg!

Responders are also issued with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including sterile gloves, uniform, boots and high visibility jackets.

The majority of our fundraising is for the purchasing and maintenance of equipment. We are very grateful to our supporters but we could always do with more help. If you would like to help or know more please contact us, there are lots of ways you could get involved.