School Defibrillator: Saving Lives in Education

Why you need a school defibrillator You need a school defibrillator because every year there are over 30,000 incidents of Sudden Cardiac Arrest which happen outside of a hospital environment. It can strike anyone, anywhere, at any time. Your level of fitness, your lifestyle, your age or even whether you’ve previously been scanned for a … Continued

6th June 2019

Active People at risk from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the world’s biggest killer and can strike anyone, anywhere at any time, regardless of how fit and active you might be. In fact, some experts believe that athletes are three times more likely than non-athletes to be victims. Heart attack vs Sudden Cardiac Arrest Both are heart-related issues but they’re very … Continued

30th May 2019

Free ECG Tests To Ce Carried Out At Football Academy

A Scottish football academy for young people has become the first to offer players free tests for potentially fatal heart conditions. Stirling Albion’s Junior Academy will offer screening for all players aged 14 and over in a bid to reduce instances of “sudden death syndrome”, which can include many different causes of sudden cardiac arrest … Continued

13th May 2019

The Hands-On Approach To Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is indiscriminate. It can strike anyone at any time regardless of age, medical history or level of fitness. Each year in Britain alone more than 30,000 incidents happen outside of a hospital and less than one in ten victims survive. Knowing what to do when Sudden Cardiac Arrest strikes could save a … Continued

7th May 2019

Top 10 Objections to Defibrillators

AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator, a portable device designed for the emergency treatment of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. It analyses the heart’s rhythm and, if needed, delivers a controlled electric shock to the chest to help blood pump normally again. Despite the fact that public access defibrillators have saved countless lives, many businesses are still … Continued

5th April 2019

High Voltage: Your AED Battery Health

Check your AED battery! You never know when or where a sudden cardiac arrest will strike. Outside of a hospital, a victim’s chances of survival without rapid defibrillation is less than one in ten. That’s why you can find AEDs in more and more places – on transport, in schools, workplaces, sports clubs, tourist locations … Continued

27th March 2019

Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Your Legal Responsibilities

Treating a victim of Sudden Cardiac Arrest can be incredibly daunting – especially when you know that every second counts. As well as the panic of an emergency situation and making sure you follow the correct rescue procedure, you might also be worrying about legal claims if something goes wrong or you injure the patient. … Continued

13th March 2019

Why you need defibrillator training

AEDs are designed to be as simple to use as possible so that anybody can save a life in the event of an emergency. You should be able to rely on the AED to make all the decisions for you and guide you through the process step by step, so defibrillator training isn’t compulsory. However, … Continued

5th March 2019

Check your AED!

You never know when or where a sudden cardiac arrest will strike. Outside of a hospital, a victim’s chances of survival without rapid defibrillation is less than one in ten. That’s why you can find an AED in more and more places – schools, workplaces, sports clubs, tourist locations – anywhere there’s likely to be … Continued

28th February 2019

New mandatory heart scans for cyclists

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can strike even the fittest and most active and there have been many high-profile cases among sports people in recent years. As a result of this and the growing awareness around sudden cardiac arrest, British cyclists from academy level will now have mandatory heart scans. Incidents The most famous incident happened to … Continued

15th February 2019