Are you aware that new legislation on how medical devices are regulated comes in to play from 5th May 2020? If not, you can find out everything you need to know here in our handy guide…
As of 31st January 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) will require the use of an instrumented feedback device or manikin in all AHA adult CPR training courses. This means that there needs to be a device or manikin that provides either audio or visual feedback (or both) on the rate and depth of compressions […]
A Stansted Airport employee has been recognised by the region’s ambulance service for being part of a milestone in its bid to train thousands of people in first aid.
Leading manufacturers of automatic external defibrillators Cardiac Science has expanded its sales team in the South and East of the country. David Jones, 46, from Claydon in Suffolk, will be looking after areas of the UK covered by three ambulance services – East of England, East Midlands and South East Coast. He will be tasked […]
Bramhall Cricket Club in Cheshire has been the lucky recipient of a defibrillator, donated by AED based manufacturers Cardiac Science.
Brown Bear Nursery in Bredbury has been the first in the country to be awarded an ‘In Safe Hands Award’ accreditation from the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB).
Northumberland’s main aerodrome in Eshott, near Morpeth, has had an automatic external defibrillator (AED) installed after several heart scares among older users of the airfield. While none were fatal the incidents have sparked action among flying enthusiasts who decided the time had come to get some protection in place.
Just six months after an AED (automated external defibrillator) was installed at Hillingdon Athletic Club in Ruislip it was used to save a life.
A scheme run by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) – Cardiac Smart – has helped deliver a community AED (automated external defibrillator) to the Stockport suburb of Cheadle Hulme.
Installation across trains, stations and offices to benefit millions of passengers and staff Eurostar International Limited is investing in dual language (English/French & French/Dutch) fully automatic Powerheart® G5 defibrillators with the iCPR electrodes that are to be fitted on-board their train fleet, at stations, workshops and within office accommodation. Having conducted exhaustive research to identify the […]
The Sussex Heart Charity – the county’s largest cardiac care charity – is investing £100,000 to install over 50 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at all stations on the Sussex railway network and key border towns. The donation has been welcomed by Southern Railway – along with Network Rail and other regional train operating companies – who will be […]
A primary school in Broughton near Chester has acquired its first AED (automated external defibrillator) thanks to the efforts of a passionate parent from another school in the area.