Today marks 1 year as a Community First Responder & Day 23 of my 31 Day 5km Response Bag carry challenge to raise awareness & funding for South Central Ambulance Charity To mark the day, we are going heavy 1. I’m adding a 21KG sandbag to my 15KG response bag, totalling 36KG or 43% of…Read More
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31 Days carrying a 15KG Responder Bag
I’ve been a qualified volunteer Community First Responder with South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust for 12 days shy of a year. It’s been a eye opener & rewarding experience, serving the communities in & around Milton Keynes, supporting frontline teams on 999 calls, aswell as providing first aid cover for events, even being…Read More
Olney Pancake Race – NHS vs Fire
Volunteering is flipping fun! (pun intended) While providing first aid cover for Olney Pancake race, the Mayor asked if we’d take on some of the Olney Retained Fire crew in a pancake race of our own, much to the crowds & our own amusement I’ve been responding as a Community First Responder for 6 weeks…Read More
David Goggins 4x4x48 Challenge – this weekend!
@davidgoggins 4x4x48 – this Weekend Perhaps there’s a longing to be in the pain cave once more In truth, my life has been significantly less active over the past 18 months. I’ve taken on new responsibilities in my personal time, studied, grown (not vertically) & hopefully become better for it, but breaking back into regular training…Read More