2010 News Archive

Award for Ettington CFR Scheme First Responders from West Midlands Ambulance Service

Three of our First Responders – Zarig, Paul and Russ – were nominated by West Midlands Ambulance Service to each receive a First Responder of the Year Award. The Awards were presented at a ceremony on 11th March by Anthony Marsh, Chief Executive Officer of WMAS and Mrs Anna Turner, High Sheriff of Shropshire. Zarig, …

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Pillerton Hersey Parish Council makes £100 donation to Ettington CFR Scheme

We are delighted to announce that Pillerton Hersey Parish Council has made a £100 donation to Ettington CFR Scheme. Although the Scheme takes the name of Ettington w here it originally started, it is tasked by West Midlands Ambulance Service to cover a 3-mile radius which includes Pillerton Priors, Pillerton Hersey, Halford, Alderminster in addition …

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Three First Responders from Ettington CFR Scheme gain Intermediate Qualification

Congratulations to Michelle, Zarig and Derrick who recently passed their Intermediate Level Community First Responder Qualification with West Midlands Ambulance Service. This is an intense medical training programme over three weekends followed by an exam and practical assessment. For Zarig and Derrick, this qualification represents an advance on their fundamental training qualification. Michelle’s qualification – …

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Donation from Wellesbourne & District Lions Club Christmas Appeal 2009

On 30th January 2010, the Ettington CFR team were invited to attend a presentation evening by Wellesbourne & District Lions Club at which we were presented with a cheque for £170. The funds were raised through the Wellesbourne & District Lions Club Christmas Appeal which took the form of the traditional ‘Santa Door-to-Door Collection’ in …

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Ettington CFR Team pilot Conflict Resolution Training

On Saturday 16th January, all the First Responders in the Ettington CFR Scheme attended a Conflict Resolution Training course organised by West Midlands Ambulance Service. This one-day course has been specifically designed for Community First Responders and was led by a specialist security agency and two trainers from West Midlands Ambulance Service. Topics covered were …

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Ettington Parish Council awards £920 to Ettington CFR Scheme

At the meeting of Ettington Parish Council on 14th January 2010, the Parish Councillors awarded Ettington CFR Scheme a donation to the sum of £920. This was comprised of £220 towards general expenses, for the purchase of general First Responder equipment and clothing, and £700 specifically for the purchase of our fourth Automatic External Defibrillator …

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