Northampton Emergency Aid Team was formed in 1976 after severe storms thrashed Northamptonshire. After discussions with the Emergency Services it was decided that a trained team of young people would be able to assist the emergency services should they need extra resources at a major incident. So Venture Scout Leaders (now Explorer Scouts) from Northampton District started recruiting members for the team from Northampton Venture Scout Units. They underwent training during the winter of 1976. The team became operational from April 1977. The team started with a Ford Transit Equipment Vehicle but it soon clear that an Ambulance would be more appropriate as the team were starting to carry out more and more First Aid events both Scouting and Public Events. The Team’s first Ambulance was purchased with a grant from the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Fund in 1978. Since then the team has grown, we have 2 A&E capable Ambulances, 1 4X4 support vehicle. We also own a ‘Mass Casualty’ Air Shelter which can be fully operational as a treatment area within 15 minutes! Since then the team have became registered with the Care Quality...Read More
NEAT provide training for young people and adults within Scouting in First Aid and Emergency Procedures. Some members of the team have attended courses at the Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College on Health and Safety, and planning of events. They are able to give advice to event organisers. Basic First Aid training and interest evenings on First Aid, and Health and Safety for young...Read More
Providing medical cover for your event NEAT is a skilled provider of first aid at events around Northamptonshire and the surrounding towns each year. When accidents or illness occur the skills of our personnel are vital in preventing further harm and saving lives. We provide essential support until the emergency services arrive. NEAT are on hand to deliver the first aid that you need at events from sporting fixtures (local football/rugby match’s, half marathons, triathlons) and music festivals to carnivals, air shows, county fairs and hike’s. We are trusted partners of the NHS, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) and Northamptonshire Country Council’s Emergency Planning Department. We are registered with and regulated by the Care Quality Commission, we are extremely proud of our reputation for providing safe & high quality care. What event cover can NEAT offer me? We can provide first aid and ambulance services, to the requirements of each event. Our resources include: qualified first aiders a fleet of professionally equipped ambulances and suitably qualified crew mobile treatment centre’s and inflatable field hospitals response 4×4 car resilient radio communications (short distance PMR & Long Range Amateur Band) the latest equipment, including oxygen therapy kit, defibrillators, carry chairs and...Read More
"A voluntary organisation with thirty five years experience of first aid & pre-hospital care"
NEAT provide training for young people and adults within Scouting in First Aid and Emergency Procedures.
NEAT is a skilled provider of first aid at events around Northamptonshire and the surrounding towns each year. When accidents or illness occur the skills of our personnel are vital in preventing further harm and saving lives. We provide essential support until the emergency services arrive.