Welcome to BASICS Cornwall

Our volunteer doctors attend emergencies across Cornwall in their own time. We provide enhanced and critical care wherever the patient needs us. We are a registered charity (no. 1188531) and an affiliate of BASICS – British Association for Immediate Care. An example of our doctors work was recently hi-lighted in the press release below. Doctors … Continue reading Welcome to BASICS Cornwall


31st May 2020 – Busy weekend for BASICS Cornwall Our volunteer doctors have been called to 7 incidents across Cornwall in the last 48hours, on a busy weekend for Cornwall’s emergency services. Our doctors attend incidents in their own time and we rely on charitable donations to fund their equipment. They bring specialist skills, such … Continue reading News

What we do

BASICS Cornwall’s volunteer Doctors support South Western Ambulance Service at incidents across Cornwall. Our Doctors respond when they are able and attend incidents in their own vehicles. BASICS Cornwall raises money to fund their equipment and training. We also provide the clinical governance for our Doctors. We receive no government or NHS funding. To fully … Continue reading What we do

Our volunteer responders

All of our volunteer responders are experienced Doctors that have additional training in pre-hospital care. Their day to day work is in a variety of specialities including Anaesthesia, General Practice and Emergency Medicine. Many of them also work for either the Cornwall or Devon Air Ambulance. Dr David Ashton-Cleary Dr Ben Warrick Dr Ryan Jackson … Continue reading Our volunteer responders