Emergency Response Voluntary Service

Severn Freewheelers is a group of advanced motorcyclists providing a free out-of-hours courier service for hospitals in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, North Wiltshire including Swindon, and Herefordshire.

We carry whole blood, pathology samples, patient scans / x-rays, human donated milk - in fact any medical essentials between hospitals in the area. Our hours are from 7pm in the evening to 7am the following day, and 24 hours at weekends and public holidays.

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All riders are volunteers and hold a current advanced riding qualification (RoSPA or IAM) with a yearly check-ride.

All receive extra training in emergency response riding and the transport of goods under UN3733.

In short, a professional team delivering a professional service, FREE to the NHS at the point of use.

Each "shift" consists of five people, a dispatcher and four riders, one in each area. The dispatcher fields calls from the hospitals and plans the route for the evening based on the calls received.

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Severn Freewheelers is a charity organisation (Charity No: 1120999) and we are always looking for help. If you feel that you would like to volunteer to either ride, dispatch or help with fundraising then please see our volunteering page for more details.

Severn Freewheelers is a founding member of NABB.

Severn Freewheelers organise the UK's largest fundraising event for Blood Bikes - Prescott Bike Festival It's a great day out with lots to see and do. Please support us by joining us at our next fundraiser on Sunday, June 23.

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