Join a New Team of First Responders in Dunblane

Wednesday 24 April 2019  07:30pm 

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A new team of First Responders is to be established in Dunblane under the auspices of Trossachs Search & Rescue. If you are interested in hearing about the First Responder service and finding out what is involved in becoming a volunteer First Responder, then come along to a meeting to be held:-


On Wednesday 24 April at 7.30pm in the Braeport Centre    Download the Poster


The meeting is being jointly sponsored by Scottish Ambulance Service, Trossachs Search & Rescue and Dunblane Community Council.


What are First Responders? First responders attend emergency calls prior to the arrival of an emergency ambulance in order to provide lifesaving treatment, stabilise patients and promote recovery. They receive training from the Scottish Ambulance Service that qualifies them to respond to a variety of life threatening conditions. On duty personnel are dispatched by the Ambulance Control Centres after an emergency ambulance has first been directed to attend.


What happened to Dunblane First Responders (DFR) DFR provided a valuable service in Dunblane for nearly a decade. The group is no longer in a position to provide a First Responder service in the town.


Who are Trossachs Search & Rescue (TSAR) TSAR already provides a First Responder service in Stirling’s rural areas including Doune and Callander. Read more at The group was invited by Dunblane Community Council to expand their area of operation to include Dunblane


Location Braeport Centre