2012 News Archive

End of Year update on Ettington CFR Scheme in Village Newsletters

Well, another year is almost over and it’s time for the annual update from the Ettington Community First Responder Team. 2012 has been another interesting year for us with a few personnel changes, some fantastic village events and the first full year of use for our scheme car. Firstly, we would like to take time …

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Post-qualification update training session

On 13 October, the team attended an update training session together with colleagues from local teams (Shipston-on-Stour, Oxhill, Wellesbourne, Avon Valley, Long Compton). The session was devised by the Ettington team to provide some further specific training to help our CFRs optimise the service that we deliver to our patients. We are very grateful to …

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Ettington CFR Team joins Henley-in-Arden CFR Team to celebrate their launch

On Saturday 22 July, two of our CFRs, Gill and Russ, represented our team at Henley-in-Arden CFR team’s launch event. For the first time in many week’s the sun shone for the opening ceremony held in the town’s market cross. Speeches were given by John Pudney of Henley CFR Team and Sir Graham Meldrum (WMAS …

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The Gourmetisers Golf Society swing in to action for Ettington Community First Responder Scheme

On 30th May at the Chequers Public House in Ettington, Members of Ettington CFR Scheme met with the Chairman of The Gourmetisers Golf Society, Mr Cecil Anderson, to receive a very welcome donation of £570. The occasion was also the first public outing of the Scheme’s Ex-West Midlands Ambulance Authority fast response vehicle since it …

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WMAS Press Release – New Scheme Cars in Warwickshire

The following article, together with the accompanying photos, is a Press Release issued by West Midlands Ambulance Service on 17 May 2012.Whilst the scheme car is used for many callouts, our team members continue to use their own cars as required (about a 50/50 split across callouts since the car was introduced into service in …

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