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Doctors and nurses volunteer to help the ambulance service in Worcestershire
DOCTORS and nurses wanting to make a difference in their spare time are saving lives alongside the West Midlands Ambulance Service.
The West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation Emergency (CARE) team is a charitable organisation consisting of 85 doctors and nurses who volunteer their time and life-saving skills responding to 999 calls across the Region and they have been providing life-saving care in partnership with WMAS for 22 years.
The team works alongside ambulance staff to provide specialist immediate care skills and advanced medical care to patients.
Every weekend a team of medics looks after critically ill patients from those severely injured in car crashes, industrial incidents, shootings and stabbings to adult and child cardiac arrests and patients with serious medical problems.
As well as providing help at the weekend, three doctors also respond to serious incidents throughout the week in their own cars and in their own time and a nurse is also due to start solo responding in the near future.
Anyone that can help or businesses interested in supporting the team should contact Dr Robert Moss on 0121 471 2834, visit wmcareteam.co.uk/ or email email@example.com.