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

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Our responders are based throughout Essex.

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             Non-Clinical Volunteers URGENTLY Required

We are currently in urgent need of non-clinical volunteers to support the Fundraising and Publicity work of our charity. If you have some free time that you feel you may be able to dedicate to us and would like further details, please click on the link below for information and ways to contact us for an initial informal discussion.Volunteering

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BEARS is an emergency medical charity that provides, equips and supports Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics, enabling them to respond to critically ill or injured patients  in the pre-hospital environment and provide support, additional assessment and treatment, beyond that of the Ambulance service.

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Latest News

Lord-Lieutenant Commissions New Emergency Vehicle - Lord Petre, the Lord-Lieutenant for Essex, attended the launch at Hylands House of our Enhanced Care Car. 
Pic 2 Essex Life copyThe vehicle has been purchased and equipped with funds raised by many generous supporters and especially by those who regularly run the London Marathon in aid of our charity. The vehicle will regularly be seen in action carrying a doctor and a critical care paramedic. It was fully operational for the first time on the same evening that it was launched.


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

Apply NOW for a BEARS Charity Bond Place in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 Please see full details of our application process in our Fundraising section

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

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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

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The Enhanced Care Car will be out tonight in Essex. The volunteer team give up their own time to support the Ambulance service. ... See MoreSee Less

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WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY RECRUITING PARAMEDICS

Volunteering

donate (1)BEARS receive no statutory funding, therefore we rely solely on public donations