We receive numerous 999 emergency calls to people in a
life-threatening condition every day. Each one of these calls could
need basic life-saving skills as quickly as possible to stop them
We reach most of these patients within eight minutes, but if
someone in the next street had the basic skills and equipment they
could get there in even less time. This would make a big difference
in saving a life.
By volunteering to become an Ambulance Community Responder, you
could be responding alongside us to life-threatening emergency
calls in your area. We would give you the training, equipment and
support, and you could start saving lives.
When time is the difference between life and death, you
could make a big difference in saving someone near you in a medical
To be eligible to volunteer you must:
- Be physically fit.
- Work well under pressure.
- Be a good communicator.
- Have held a full driving licence for at
least two years.
- Have access to a roadworthy vehicle.
- Undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check.
You can find out more at an upcoming information evening or by expressing
To find out if you’ve got what it takes to be
a successful volunteer read our volunteer