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Weʼre raising £8,000 to send a team of paramedics to Ukraine, to deliver medical aid and training to firefighters.

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WHO WE ARE

We are Outreach Paramedics, a registered not for profit, UK based organisation made up entirely of unpaid volunteers whose aim is to provide ambulances, medical aid and paramedics in response to a humanitarian crisis. Many of us are paramedics, but we also have volunteers from other backgrounds, all pitching in order to make a positive impact.

WHAT WE HAVE DONE SO FAR:

- Donated three ambulance to Ukrainian charities

- Trained 278 firefighters in prehospital emergency care, trauma and life support.

- Delivered 2.5tonnes of prehospital emergency medical aid throughout Ukraine.

In addition to their normal fire and rescue duties, the Ukrainian state fire service are responding to more and more medical emergencies as a result of the war, and yet they have had very little medical training. They are extricating severly injured patients from the frontline, and dealing with civilian casualties throughout the war-torn country. The state fire service have requested medical training from us, in order to improve their knowledge and skills.

WHAT'S NEXT?

On the 21st April 2024, a team of five paramedics will be heading back out to Ukraine for two weeks, to continue training the Ukrainian fire service in prehospital emergency care. In addition, we would like to equip each fire station that we visit, with three trauma kits. Each trauma kit includes; tourniquets, blast bandages, pelvic binders, haemostatic gauze, chest seals and more. This really is life-saving kit.

To continue to do this work though, we desperately need your help. If you can donate, please please do. Any funds raised that are not utilised on this mission to Ukraine will be utilised on subsequent missions, providing medical aid and equipment to those in need. Funds will also be used to cover associated running costs of Outreach Paramedics, e.g.insurance.

Please note, Outreach Paramedics are a not for profit organisation run entirely by volunteers. Every penny donated will go towards helping those in need. We are fully auditable and comply with all CIC regulations. See www.outreachparamedics.org for more details.

Thank you for visiting our JustGiving page. Anything you can donate really will make a huge difference.

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 8, 2024

      £10.00

    • Harry Nash

      Harry Nash

      Apr 2, 2024

      Keep up the great work.

      £50.00

    • St Breock Primary School

      St Breock Primary School

      Mar 25, 2024

      Keep up the great work!

      £140.10

    • Sharon Davidson

      Sharon Davidson

      Mar 20, 2024

      Your efforts will be so essential

    • Tracy

      Tracy

      Mar 18, 2024

      Good luck!

      £100.00

    • Steve Puckey

      Steve Puckey

      Feb 1, 2024

      Incredible, keep up the amazing work !

      £50.00

    • Wobbly Walker

      Wobbly Walker

      Jan 9, 2024

      Last walk donated by a young couple between Nanjizel and Lands End

      £10.00

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    To date, we have delivered and donated three ambulances to Ukraine (two to the fire service and one to the Hospitallers). We have trained 278 firefighters in lifesaving prehospital emergency care, and provided eleven fire stations with vital medical equipment.

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