Defibrillator delivery could help to save lives in Tring

Defibrillator delivery could help to save lives in Tring

Tring Athletic Football Club has been equipped with a life-saving new defibrillator, with the help of The Football Association and the British Heart Foundation. More than 900 defibrillators have been made available to clubs at Steps 1 to 6 of the National League System and clubs in the Women’s Super League to help save the lives […]

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Couple donate defibrillator in Stotfold in memory of 13-year-old son

Couple donate defibrillator in Stotfold in memory of 13-year-old son

A husband and wife who lost their teenage son to a heart condition have donated another defibrillator as part of their lifesaving campaign. Barrie and Brenda Irons, whose son David died at just 13 years old, donated the equipment – the 29th defibrillator they have given away – to Stotfold Mill in Mill Lane. Making the donation […]

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Life-saving defibrillator machines to be installed in every Asda store to help cut heart attack death toll

Life-saving defibrillator machines to be installed in every Asda store to help cut heart attack death toll

LIFE-SAVING defibrillator machines are to be placed in every Asda store, warehouse and office in the UK. The supermarket chain will provide 609 of the machines, which shock the heart back into life after cardiac arrest. The move follows an agreement between Asda and the British Heart Foundation. The easy-to-use machines will be in place by the […]

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Defibrillators save lives

Defibrillators save lives

Acting quickly when someone is in cardiac arrest and fighting for their life is crucially important.  Around 60,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the UK every year. When someone goes into cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces their chances of survival by 10%.   A defibrillator is a machine that delivers an electric shock to the […]

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Heart defibrillator installed at South Devon garden centre after tragedy

Heart defibrillator installed at South Devon garden centre after tragedy

THE ambulance service has installed a defibrillator at a South Devon garden centre after staff fought to save the life of an elderly customer. The man suffered a heart attack in the incident at Endsleigh Garden Centre in the South Hams. Staff and the family of the man praised staff for their attempts to help […]

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Two lives saved in Saskatoon through the AED program

Two lives saved in Saskatoon through the AED program

SASKATOON – Two more lives were saved this week in Saskatoon thanks to automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and the Heart Safe Program.   On Monday evening, an 83-year-old woman went into cardiac arrest at TCU Place. Staff immediately activated their emergency response plan, shocking the patient once. She began to breath and her pulse returned. Less than 24 […]

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Paramedic suffers heart attack while giving CPR to patient.

Paramedic suffers heart attack while giving CPR to patient.

 It will take months before Paramedic Joseph Hardman from Detroit will recover from his last ride. While saving a heart attact patient, he suffers a serious heart attack himself on route to the Hospital. When Heardman starting sweating and experiencing a sudden explosion-type feeling in his chest, he knew he was having a heart attack. […]

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Defibrillator call for all soccer stadia in world

Defibrillator call for all soccer stadia in world

13 August 2013 EVERY football pitch around the globe should have emergency care equipment on hand to help treat any players that suffer the same condition as    former footballer Fabrice Muamba, experts have said. The ex-Bolton Wanderers midfielder was effectively dead for more than an hour when he collapsed following a cardiac arrest during […]

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SADS UK’s Big Shock Campaign.

SADS UK’s Big Shock Campaign.

SADS UK’s Big Shock Campaign, urging the Government to bring in legislation to make defibrillators mandatory in schools, is presenting an 8,000 signature to Downing Street. On Thursday, June 20,  SADS UK West Midlands representatives Robert and Maggie Prentice from Redditch, West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS), London Ambulance Service, and Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch, […]

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Welch Allyn AED10 End of Life in March 2014

Welch Allyn AED10 End of Life in March 2014

  Welch Allyn AED10 End of Life in March 2014 Welch Allyn has announced that from now on no repairs will be carried out ​​to the Welch Allyn AED10 units with serial number NA043416 and previous produced units, and training units for AED10 with serial NB015377 and previous produced units. For all other Welch Allyn […]

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