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We teach you how to save a life

We teach you how to save a life

On Wednesday afternoon SCA Charity volunteers took part in an Emergency Services Roadshow at Southampton Station, where they had a steady stream of members of the public keen to learn how to do hands only CPR. Watch this clip from ITV Meridian to find out...

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Berks CFRs visit Mortimer St John’s Infant School

Berks CFRs visit Mortimer St John’s Infant School

Berkshire Community First Responders along with their Community Response Car attended a Show'n'Tell session for 2 groups of 5 year olds when they  visited Mortimer St John's Infant School in Mortimer on the Tuesday 2nd May 2017. Responders, Richard 'Jacko'  Jackson...

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Charity funds Mental Health Act guide for staff

Charity funds Mental Health Act guide for staff

SCAS staff told us they could really use a quick reference guide to the Mental Health Act, so the charity gave a grant to the Trust's Mental Health lead and today 3000 leaflets designed to improve support to staff and care to patients when mental health law needs to...

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1000 young people taught CPR by CFR Steve Badby

1000 young people taught CPR by CFR Steve Badby

Hampshire  based CFR Steve Badby set himself a challenge 1 year ago to teach 1000 young people CPR, and last night he achieved this amazing goal working with the 19th Andover Knights Enham Brownies.  Steve is incredibly grateful to  SCAS, the British Heart Foundation,...

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Charity invests in staff at SCAS!

The charity is making more investment in projects initiated by staff. On April 26th the Trustees approved the following grants for staff led projects: £400 to Adderbury Station to create a station allotment £400 to Kidlington Station to create a station allotment £386...

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Beccy runs London Marathon!

Beccy runs London Marathon!

111 call handler Beccy Millard won the charity's only place in this year's Virgin Money London Marathon by pledging to raise £1000 for us. This was Beccy's first ever full marathon, and she has raised an impressive £1600. Beccy said "It was amazing. I highly recommend...

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Easter Newsletter

We have just started to take stock of 2016/17, and want to say a big thank you to all our volunteers and supporters for helping to get us off to a flying start. You can read all about what we have been doing in our Easter Newsletter. Don't forget to subscribe if you...

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Risborough Area on track to have 22 defibrillators!

Risborough Area on track to have 22 defibrillators!

Congratulations to the Rural Community Defibrillator Group which recently unveiled the 5th  public access defibrillator in Princes Risborough , at an event attended  by members of the local community who had supported the project. This defibrillator brings the total...

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