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Woking Community First Responder

July 2010

Woking CFR Team receives best team award

The South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust operates more than 170 CFR teams across Kent, Sussex and Surrey. Between them Community Responders have attended close to 14,000 Category A emergency calls in the last year. More than 800 of these calls have been to reports of cardiac or respiratory arrest.

At an awards ceremony to celebrate these achievements the Woking CFR Team received a best team award “to honour exceptional dedication and commitment to their community throughout 2009/10”.

Woking Community First Responders Best Team Award

SECAmb Chief Executive Paul Sutton said:

“I was delighted to meet so many dedicated volunteers at the awards and I’d like to thank them all for their efforts. Community First Responders provide an amazing service to their local communities. Each and every responder should be extremely proud of their achievements.”

Team leader Simon Ramm says:

“I am very pleased that we received this award as it recognises the huge effort and dedication that every single team member has put into the scheme. It is also a fitting testament to the support we have received from our many sponsors”.