Coronavirus and FastAid

By |April 19th, 2020|

So much has changed for everyone over the past weeks but FastAid volunteers are still supporting West Midlands Ambulance and the community whenever we can.

Some of our CFRs are still responding, whilst others who work in the health care environment (doctor, nurses, care workers and ambulance staff) are not able to respond at present due […]

A letter of thanks

By |November 12th, 2019|

If you have any doubts about the value of Community First Responders, this letter from a patient highlights just how important a service we provide

“I am writing to thank you for all that you did for me following my cardiac arrest.  Without exception, all of the medical staff at the QE including my surgeon confirmed […]

Fastaid join with WMAS for Restart a Heart Day

By |October 17th, 2019|

Wednesday 16 October was Restart a Heart Day and once again Fastaid joined forces with members of West Midlands Ambulance Service to train school children across the West Midlands in CPR.

Across the country hundreds of thousands of children are given the skills to save lives. We are proud to have helped train over 2,000 children in our area. […]

The benefit of a defibrillator

By |August 29th, 2019|

RC 439 wasn’t even booked on duty but when he was asked to attend a gentleman who had collapsed; he was there in seconds.  He identified the 65 year old was in cardiac arrest.  Working with staff on the premises, the in house defibrillator was used to deliver just one shock.  The patient resumed a […]

A New Vehicle for FastAid

By |February 18th, 2019|

We said we have some special news, well here it is…

Thanks to our friends at Land Rover we are now the proud owners of a new Land Rover Discovery. We applied to the Solihull plant to help us with a new response vehicle and after a successful application to their Moto Vate Committee we were […]

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Goodbye Andy Carr

By |February 15th, 2019|

We said good bye to one of our Responders today, Andy Carr. Andy was a Giant in all he did, his humanity and care for others was so genuine. Andy joined us after a long and successful career in the Fire Service.

He responded with skill, passion and a desire to make a difference to all. […]

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Fancy becoming a friend of FastAid?

By |September 20th, 2018|

FastAid isn’t all about responding to emergency calls. If you would like to help but don’t want to become a CFR then this could be for you. We need lots of help with fundraising, training and all sorts of non-operational roles. If you can help then become a friend of FastAid and play a vital […]

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Coming Soon…

By |July 11th, 2018|

We have some fantastic news coming soon thanks to our friends at Land Rover, watch this space

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Research Garage come to our Aid, Fast!

By |October 19th, 2017|

A BIG Thank you to our friends at Research Garage Group in Nuneaton, once again they have kindly helped us by servicing another Jeep. This kind of support really is what keeps us operating. Great people if you are Looking for an  Abarth, Alfa Romeo Fiat or Peugeot  – new or used.sildenafil citrate tablets cenforce […]

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We are recruiting

By |June 14th, 2017|

FastAid is looking to strengthen its team of Community First Responders. If you are interested in making a difference within your community and would like to apply please contact Andy Jeynes – andy.jeynes@wmas.nhs.uk – search Community First Responder/West Midlands for more information as the roles will be advertised soon.
All Community First Responder recruitment is via the NHS […]