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Karl Storz Endoscopy UK makes donation to Slough Community First Responders

Karl Storz Endoscopy UK makes donation to Slough Community First Responders

Katie Mercer

Karl Storz Endoscopy UK makes donation to Slough Community First Responders

A medical technology company has donated £1,000 to Slough Community First Responders.

The donation from Karl Storz Endoscopy UK will be used to help the volunteer group expand.

A spokesman from the company based in Edinburgh Avenue said: “We are delighted to support the Slough Community First Responders.

“The charity does fantastic work serving the local community and we are proud to support the charity to help them to afford the additional equipment needed to aid them to continue with their outstanding service and we hope that in doing so, it will attract similar help from the local communities and companies.”

Community First Responders (CFRs) are volunteers that carry out lifesaving work, helping South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS).

The volunteers respond to emergency situations, usually within five to eight minutes from their home, on behalf of the ambulance service to offer immediate first aid.

SCAS say there is a ‘vital’ need for more CFRs in Slough and they are urging anyone who may like to join the team to email cfr@scas.nhs.uk or call 0800 5870207.

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