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

Responder Map

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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Colchester Catalyst Charity
Grants BEARS £27,958.00

Colchester Catalyst Charity have Granted BEARS a magnificent sum of £27,958.00 Click on logo to view charity websiteFunds 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.. who are now responding within the CO area.
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.

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

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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

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