Carole Phillips from Lancashire
‘The volunteers in Lancashire
offered me a great deal of support and encouraged me to become a
volunteer in the St John Ambulance family.
When the iconic programme ‘999’ was being shown on TV, the BBC
offered free training to 1,000 people in 10 different
regions for five years. This meant that 50,000
people were trained. I coordinated the Northwest
As we were so successful, I was asked to assist with the
coordination of road shows in the Midlands, Northern
Ireland and at the London health show at Earls Court.
This was an exciting time and my team were incredibly committed
to their task. In partnership with Lancaster
University we started a session during
Freshers’ Fayre where new students could learn
basic first aid. It proved to be very successful and is still