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For now ACFR covers night shifts only; these are from 7pm to 7am. Our aim is to expand this to 24-7 coverage if and when we get enough volunteers. Before the beginning of a shift the responder from the previous shift hands over the bag and AED (defibrillator). The responder coming on call checks the […]

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About Ashbourne CFR

Ashbourne Cardiac First Responders is a community first responder programme that aims to improve survival rates for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Staffed by trained and certified volunteers, ACFR supports the national ambulance service by responding alongside the ambulance to serious medical calls especially cardiac arrest. Covering the 14,500 people within a 3km radius around […]

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