Where’s your nearest defibrillator?

If someone has a cardiac arrest in a public place, their chances of survival could soon be greatly improved. It’s all thanks to a new project which aims to tell people the location of their nearest defibrillator.  You may have seen Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in and around local parks and schools. There are tens […]

Project Heartbeat launches in Reading

With one of the fastest growing business centres in the country, Reading has been chosen for the UK launch of Project Heartbeat – a business and community partnership scheme designed to better protect lives. Launched at Reading FC’s Majedski Stadium on Tuesday 17th July 2018, Project Heartbeat asked local businesses to consider urgent sponsorship of public […]

How Does A Defibrillator Work?

In an emergency situation, knowing how to use a defibrillator could save someone’s life. You can find defibrillators in numerous public places, from leisure centres to train stations, and knowing how a defibrillator works can help you act more effectively in a stressful situation. To help you feel more confident using a defibrillator, here’s a […]

How To Perform CPR

In an emergency medical situation, performing CPR could save someone’s life. However, if you haven’t received specialist training, you might be in need of guidance on how to do CPR correctly. Attending a course on how to do CPR is the best way to ensure your life saving skills are up to scratch, however, if […]

Restart a Heart Day 2017

Monday 16th October 2017 saw another Restart a Heart Day completed and what a fantastic day it was!  Schools across the UK and Europe took part in this designated day of action which aims to teach vital lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to as many people as possible. This year was its fourth year bringing young […]