Charity Ball Success

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We are pleased to announce that our Charity Ball, held on the 13th November 2021 at the Cottons Hotel, Knutsford was a success! 116 attendees came together for our first face to face event since the COVID-19 pandemic. Our aim was to raise enough money to purchase a patient monitor for the team RRV. This portable machine is used to …

Maintaining the fleet with MagCode sponsored by Mobile Centre

MagCode

With CSIBASICS being crewed entirely by volunteer medical personnel, having the flagship rapid response vehicle (RRV) on the road is not always possible. As a result, most call-outs are attended in the volunteers own cars while the RRV is in the depot. This lack of continuous use, coupled with all the equipment the vehicle carries, means the RRVs battery is …

Another Responder Hits the Road

Today we welcome a new responder onto the roads. Having completed the required driving examinations and been signed off for blue light responding, Simon joins the solo responder team. Simon will be responding in his Land Rover vehicle, which has now had a complete covert lighting system installed.  The complete Whelen lighting kit with Woodway controller, supplied by Woodway Engineering, …

Alpkit Funding Success

helmets

The team have recently purchased new helmets following a successful funding application This purchase was made possible after we successfully applied for a grant from the Alpkit Foundation to purchase new helmets. The new Manta Helmets from Future Safety ensure our responders are protected when working around road crashes, railway incidents or on unstable terrain.  Since lockdown, the team have …

New Response Bags

Pax Bags

The team are extremely grateful to the Albert Hunt Trust who have supported the purchase of response bags for our Rapid Response Vehicle. The new bags are reflective and durable and can be wiped down, making it easier to control infections and keep our patients safe. The team worked closely with Pax UK who ensured we had the right bags …

New Team Vehicle

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We are pleased to announce our new team vehicle has arrived. This was made possible after we successfully applied for a £50,000 grant from the British Association for Immediate Care. This comes from an annual donation of £250,000 made by the HELP APPEAL to support the work of groups affiliated with the Association who provide voluntary immediate care services across …

We’ve launched a lottery!

OneLottry

In order to keep the team operational, we have launched a lottery to bring in vital funds! The cost of keeping the team ready to respond costs us several thousand pounds a year. That doesn’t include wear and tear on vehicles and equipment, or the cost of getting new members kitted and trained to be able to respond. Since COVID-19, …

Kwik-Fit Donation

Kwik-Fit

Life saving volunteer medics are being kept on the roads in Cheshire and Shropshire thanks to a kind donation. Kwik-Fit has generously donated £500’s worth of vouchers to the Cheshire and Shropshire Immediate Care Group to help with the maintenance of the charity’s emergency response vehicles. CSI BASICS provide specialist volunteer doctors and paramedics to support the ambulance and rescue …

Donation received

Delamere_Dairy

The team is extremely grateful to Delamere Dairy for their recent donation. As a team, we rely on the support and generosity of the public and businesses to ensure we can continue to support the communities in which we are embedded. These donations cover the cost of insurances, vehicle running costs and purchasing the necessary equipment to get new responders …

HELP Funding Received

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CSIBASICS Secretary John Carrie and other BASICS scheme members receiving a cheque from Robert Bertram from the HELP Appeal The CSIBASICS team are pleased to have been awarded £50,000 to purchase a brand new rapid response vehicle. The BASICS (British Association for Immediate Care) charity, who are our parent organisation, received a £250,000 donation from the County Air Ambulance HELP …