First Responders (Scottish Ambulance Service)
Base: 2 groups: Lochranza & Pirnmill, and Kilmory & Southend
Typical Mobilisation Time: Immediate
How Mobilised: 999 – Ambulance Service will decide whether appropriate to mobilise
Personnel: Over 20 volunteers.
Vehicles: Use their private vehicles.
Core Roles: Attending ‘Category A’ calls (non-paediatric, non-trauma) where there is likely to be a delay in the ambulance response.
Triage Awareness: Basic
Casualty Care: Oxygen, defib, suction, bag/valve mask.