All these apps are free to download and use. Enjoy!
CG PagerWhen I was a serving HM Coastguard Rescue Officer, I wasn't satisfied with any of the available options for receiving alerts from the tasking system. So I made my own!
It is available to be downloaded free by coastguards, simply by clicking anywhere in this box and following the instructions.
So far the app has been downloaded over 1200 times. Currently it's only available for Android phones. If anyone with knowledge of iOS app development would like to take up the challenge, I will be happy to provide all the help possible to make an iPhone version available.
Defibrillator MapIf someone suffers a cardiac arrest, it's essential to get a defibrillator quickly. This app can be downloaded and installed onto any mobile phone or tablet (Android or Apple) and on opening it will immediately show you the nearest defibrillators. It is faster and more accurate than any other alternative.
At the moment the app covers Portishead, Clevedon and the surrounding area, including parts of Bristol. However the technology is all in place to take the app nationwide (see below).