Transport and Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac Arrest – Public Spaces

The thought of experiencing or encountering a cardiac arrest in public space is daunting.

Did you know that around 20% of Sudden Cardiac Arrests happen in public spaces? In Britain alone, there are more than 60,000 incidents a year outside of hospitals and less than one in ten people survive.

17th January 2019

Sarum St. Paul School’s New Automatic Defibrillator

Students and staff members at Sarum St Paul’s School in Salisbury have just been provided with a new automatic defibrillator as a key part of its first aid equipment.

Head Lizzie Weavers told the Salisbury Journal that the School Council recognised just how important it was to have a defibrillator on site and were incredibly driven where their fundraising efforts were concerned, raising more than £1,400 for the device.

4th July 2017

Defibrillator Funds Raised by Heart Attack Victim’s Family

The family of man who died of a heart attack at the local tip have raised funds to install a defibrillator at the site of the tragedy.

Eddie Tipper was disposing of garden waste at the garden waste recycling centre in Cheadle when he suffered a heart attack. Despite the best efforts of the paramedics, he couldn’t be saved, the Stoke Sentinel reported.

25th March 2017

Check Your Defibrillator Batteries!

Investing in an automatic defibrillator is certainly a good idea for businesses, local communities and even people’s own homes if there’s someone living there that has a known heart condition. But you shouldn’t assume that just because you’ve purchased one of these devices that your work is done and you can forget about it until it’s required (which hopefully won’t be the case).

6th March 2017

Bag It, Beat It With The BHF

Now that Christmas has come to an end and a new year has begun, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about how you could give a little back this 2017. It couldn’t be easier these days to do something for charity, whether it’s big or small, so why don’t you consider raising funds or awareness for something like the British Heart Foundation (BHF)?

9th January 2017

Link Made Between Emotional Upset & Heart Attack Symptoms

An association has been made between being angry or emotionally upset and the onset of heart attack symptoms within an hour – in fact,
there is more than twice the risk.

This is according to new research from McMaster University, which has found that this is also true for heavy physical exertion during the 60
minutes before a first heart attack.

13th October 2016