In the event of a collapse we have only minutes left in which to die – unless someone intervenes urgently. In Seaford we are fortunate to have a network of First Responders who carry defibrillators and other medical kit to give immediate treatment in the event of a medical emergency to keep the patient alive until the Ambulance service arrives.
Peter Gwillam, retired Firefighter, gave an excellent talk on the role of the Seaford Community Responders and how these charitably funded and unpaid volunteers give hours of heir time each week to be available to attend acute illness and collapse in their neighbourhood. They work alongside the Ambulance Service responding to Emergency 999 calls. They undertake a intensive training course to give an understanding and the knowledge to be able to provide emergency care to victims of collapse and sudden illness. The Seaford Community Responders team respond in their spare time, and are despatched at the same time as an Ambulance they are not a replacement for an Ambulance and you should always call 999 in an emergency. See what happens when you dial 999 here >>> To support the Seaford Responders through fundraising or donation, or if you wish to consider getting involved please contact the Seaford responders team at their contact portal here >>>
In the event of a collapse we have only minutes left in which to die – unless someone intervenes urgently.