#didyouknow – 25 Facts About the Heart

As it’s National Heart Month, we thought we would give you some facts about the Heart, the most important organ in the human body, which you may not have known!  An average adult heart beats 72 times a minute, 100,000 times a day, 3,600,000 times a year and 2.5 billion times during a lifetime!  Even … Continued

27th February 2014

Leisure bosses failed to use defibrillator in tragic death of young footballer

It emerged last week that an on-site defibrillator was available when talented young footballer Jamie Skinner collapsed, but was not used by two trained members of staff at the Edinburgh venue. Talented Jamie, 13, collapsed on the pitch five minutes into the second half in his debut for Tynecastle FC under-14s on December 22nd. Bystanders … Continued

15th January 2014