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Our Cycle Response Unit is up and running

Our Cycle Response Unit is up and running. We completed the first shift last Sunday in Solihull Town Centre with Terry and Mark on duty. We responded to one call.  The sun was shining for our first shift and the response from people seeing us was great.
Keep an eye out for the team if you […]

By |March 26th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

FastAid Launches “Shocking Appeal”

FastAid has launched its “Shocking Appeal” – the largest fundraising project we have ever undertaken.

This year we need to replace 30 of our ageing defibrillators at a cost of around £30,000! The current ones  have reached  the end of their life span and although still operating must be replaced in 2015. The defibrillator combined with our […]

By |January 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FastAid “Shocking Appeal”

https://t.co/3jb5K0VWCr B’ham and Solihull FastAid has launched a fundraising campaign to replace its defibrillators. pic.twitter.com/uWVEVVI3EF

— BBC Midlands Today (@bbcmtd) January 3, 2015

By |January 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Big Thank You From FastAid

A BIG BIG Thank you to everyone that has helped to support Fastaid this year. Support comes in many forms from all over our community and everything  you do to help really makes a difference. Without this support FastAid would not be here! So as we say thank you for all your donations in 2014 please help […]

By |December 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fastaid “Training”

When we say Training we really do mean “Train”!

Fastaid members took part in a training scenario at Safeside in Birmingham. Here you can see us helping to rescue a motorcyclist trapped under a train.

Not all calls are to nice, light warm places!

So we train in places like this – thanks again to West Midlands Fire Service […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fastaid Supports Touchwood

Once again teams from Fastaid will be providing extra cover around Touchwood during the busy run up to Christmas. Fastaid CFRs will be on duty in the centre to provide emergency medical treatment should it be required, by being on duty  in the centre they can provide a very quick response.

Fastaids Sam Jackson has organised the […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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By |December 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lets Celebrate Christmas

Please watch this short film for the 50th year of the drink driving campaign

By |December 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

500th call for our Fiat Panda

Our Fiat Panda 4×4 Response Car has just attended its 500th call this year! The car is sponsored by Guest Motors based in Wolverhampton – its the eighth car they have supported us with. The Panda 4×4 is an ideal response car – small, nippy economical and of course four wheel drive. The car is a […]

By |December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Awards for Fastaid

Three of our CFRs have received Awards from the West Midlands Ambulance Service. Stuart Jenkings was presented with a Chief Officers Commendation, Linda Atherton and Mark Atherton were presented with an Outstanding Achievement award at the ceremony last week.

Stuart responded to an elderly lady who was in a collapsed state and desperately trying to breathe. […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments