|Cruz Roja LEIOA - ERANDIO Gurutze Gorria|
|The ambulance station
of the Red Cross of Leioa-Erandio is located close to the University of
the Basque Country campus, on the limits between these two towns.
Integrated by about 60 volunteers, this station covers all the emergencies happening on the following districts: Leioa, Erandio, Laukiz, Sondika, Loiu, Derio and Zamudio, including all the roads on this area and on the way to Bilbao.
Also, this ambulance station is the one in charge of Bilbao Airport, answering the calls both on the terminal and the runways.
The emergency calls are directly received from Osakidetza, the Basque Health Service, which is the organism coordinating all the emergencies through the 112 phone number and sends the needed resources.
|BASIC LIFE SUPPORT|
|Our ambulance, a Fiat
Ducatto 2.8 JTD van from 2002, is of the Basic Life Support type. It is
fully equiped to give a first response to any kind of medical emergencies
The crew consists on three volunteers: A main technician, an auxiliary one and a driver (which is also properly trained to act as a third technician), which keep the ambulance on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by means of a system of shifts.
All our volunteers are properly trained and fully cappable to perform their duties on the ambulance, by means of both knowledge and experience.
are still not very experienced they start their duties as auxiliary technicians,
but as they gain experience and knowledge they start performing their duties
as the main ones.
Place your mouse pointer on different places of the pictures to see what e have in our ambulance.
If you would also like to take part of our team in your spare time, please do it. Pass by our JOIN US section and please specify the station at Leioa-Erandio as a preference. We will contact you very soon.