Archive for Feb, 2013

BBC News – Defibrillator locating website launched in West Midlands

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2013 by Admin

Defibrillator locating website launched in West MidlandsBBC NewsThe Defib Finder website also gives directions to where the defibrillator is kept and a contact name. West Midlands Ambulance Service, Safeheart UK and the Community Heartbeat charity have spent three years developing the website. Full Story ->

AEDs in Public Places Petition

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2013 by Admin

Defibs are now becoming a way of life more people have heart problems, an AED will give a person a better chance of survival outside hospital, they need to be shocked within 4 minutes for the best chance of survival. Click here to sign the petition

Local Community pulls together to provide AED

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2013 by Admin

Thornes a shop in Penzance shop has helped raise money to pay for the train station to have its own lifesaving public access heart defibrillator (PAD). Last September Thornes, on Causewayhead, was handed a PAD by the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity, but staff were so supportive of the campaign they decided it would be good to raise […]