FastAid Launches “Shocking Appeal”

By |January 6th, 2015|

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 […]

FastAid “Shocking Appeal”

By |January 5th, 2015|

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

A Big Thank You From FastAid

By |December 23rd, 2014|

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 […]

Fastaid “Training”

By |December 10th, 2014|

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 […]

Fastaid Supports Touchwood

By |December 8th, 2014|

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 […]

What We Do

By |December 5th, 2014|

Lets Celebrate Christmas

By |December 5th, 2014|

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

500th call for our Fiat Panda

By |December 1st, 2014|

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 […]

Awards for Fastaid

By |November 10th, 2014|

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. […]

Lifesaving Community Collaboration

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Balsall Common now has a second Community Public Access Defibrillator site thanks to the combined efforts of four local organisations.  The new defibrillator, located outside Unity Carstins showroom in Station Road, was purchased by Balsall Common Lions, the heated box was installed free of charge by John Sleath of “The Job Squad” and the exercise […]