Community Defibrillator Responder Scheme

Become a 1st Responder

We are continually looking for volunteers to become members of the Community firsy Responder Group. If you would like to find out more please email the Group Co-ordinator (Andy Cobbett) at or telephone him on  07771 975600.

Volunteering to become a Community 1st Responder is challenging but also hugely rewarding as you can make a huge contribution to your community.

All SECAmb 1st Responders undergo intensive training and assessment with Paramedic Community Defibrillator Officers for South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust, to enable them to deliver the following level of skills and care using the equipment.

Some of the medical emergencies, which Community Responders are trained for: