BASICS Essex Accident Rescue Service    -    Providers of Pre-Hospital Care    -    Volunteers Saving Lives Throughout Essex

Colchester Catalyst Charity have Granted BEARS


A magnificent sum of £27,958.00

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Funds were granted to enable us to complete  the whole of our 2nd phase of BEARS Enhanced Care Car project.Through the Granting of these funds BEARS have been able to purchase a Lifepak 15 Difibrillator, Video Laryngascopes, VScan mobile ultasound and complete of training of our new Doctors seen pictured below.
Dr Tom Bennett-Britton and Dr Paddy Wilkinson A huge thank you must go to Rodney Appleyard - Development Officer of Colchester Catalyst Charity for his continued support, throughout the whole application process.

Call Out Statistics 2016

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BEARS have 12 Autonomous Responders who respond with their respective areas. In addition our Enhanced Care Car team of 5 Medics can be seen on roads throughout Essex, carrying on board Advanced life saving medical equipment.

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BEARS Voluntary Life Saving Work

Meet our amazing Team BEARS - Virgin London Marathon 2016 - Visit our NEWS Page to see more!


BEARS Branded Merchandise 
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Coming soon ..... BEARS Branded merchandise will soon be on sale via our on-line shop. Re-visit our website soon to see the choice of items available. All funds raised will go directly to BEARS.

Life Cycle Challenge

Cycle 1


Cycling enthusiasts...
Chris Boakes (27) and Jordan Cole (22) are taking on a cycle challenge...  From Norwich to Harlow - Totalling 106 miles.
This event is being held to fundraise for BEARS and Diabetes UK. See our News page for the full 'truly inspirational' story and ways that you can donate to their challenge.

BEARS New Recruits
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Dr Ruth Bird
Immediate Care Doctor

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Dr Paddy Wilkinson
Immediate Care Doctor

Facebook Posts

#"If you go down to London today,
Your sure of a big surprise......"#

Good luck to all our wonderful runners in today's London Marathon !

Without you we wouldn't be able to provide life-saving Immediate medical care for the people of Essex.

Enjoy your day ! 🏃‍♀️😁🏃‍♀️😁🏃‍♀️😁🏃
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donate (1)BEARS receive no statutory funding, therefore we rely solely on public donations