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We are a team of voluntary Community First Responders who live in and around the West side of Huddersfield.

We work in partnership with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS), which provides the ambulance services in Yorkshire.

As Community First Responders we are dispatched to life threatening medical emergencies to provide immediate care until the Ambulance arrives.

Conditions to which volunteers may be activated:
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Unconscious 
  • Chest pains 
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Epileptic Emergencies
  • Stroke (CVA)
  • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)
  • Choking





Trained to a high standard by YAS and reasessed every 6 months, our volunteers operate with confidence and use their skills to save lives.



About Our Organization
Voluntary Community First Response team serving:
  • Huddersfield Centre
  • Salendine Nook
  • Longwood
  • Golcar
  • Outlane
  • Edgerton
  • Birkby
  • Elland
  • Holywellgreen
  • Stainland

and much of the surrounding semi-rural areas.

Become a Volunteer
For more information on Community First Responding or to apply to join the team, please contact the Network Response office:

Tel: 07786 390038
Email: john.spikings@yas.nhs.uk

Alternatively you can write to:

Network Response Department
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Springhill,
Brindley Way
Wakefield,
WF2 0XQ