Queen’s First Aid Campus Response Team is a university campus first aid response team serving Queen’s University and its direct community in Kingston. At its core, the team is composed of motivated and enthusiastic students who are looking to make a positive difference while developing their leadership, communication skills and confidence. Click here to learn about our history.
Queen’s First Aid serves as a confidential and professional service responding to medical emergencies on campus. We operate on a 24/7 basis (during the regular academic year). Our presence is also seen at many events, both on and off campus, where first aid teams provide coverage free of charge. You can also request us for various events, event request forms are available here. We also attend conferences, competitions and hosts events at Queen’s, click here to learn more about our events.
Queen’s First Aid has a team of two responders available to be dispatched through the Emergency Report Centre to attend First Aid situations, activated by calling (613) 533-6111 (Emergencies only) or pressing a blue light on campus. This service is available 24/7 during the regular academic year, excluding Thanksgiving weekend, Reading week, and Exam periods. For the 2016 Winter Exam Period we are scheduled to remain on-call until Friday December 16th 2016 at 23:59.
Queen’s First Aid sends responders to a variety of events on and off-campus. These include hockey intramurals, football games, banquets, formals, convocations, Polar Bear dips, Boat Cruises, and more. We can be requested by any Queen’s club or group to attend any event using our request form or contacting us directly.
We offer standard first aid and CPR courses to the local community in collaboration with St. John Ambulance. Students receive discounts when signing up for these courses. Check out the Courses Section of this website or contact us directly for more information.
Queen’s First Aid can be seen at 40 events during first year orientation week, making it our busiest week of the year. Among others, we provide an eyewash station during Frosh Olympics, lifeguards and a First Aid tent at the Grease Pole, and roaming responders during the Frosh Week Mystery Concert and various other events.