Cardiac Science announces partnership with AEDdonate on Project Heartbeat

  Affinity Outlet Staffordshire in Talke Pits and Hill & Swift Ford Dealership in Meaford installed two life-saving AEDs (automated external defibrillators) this week to mark the launch of new charity partnership. Project Heartbeat and AEDdonate have teamed up to improve survival rates from out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in Stoke, Staffordshire and around the […]

Secondary school children to learn life-saving skills

Under the latest government plans for health education, children in secondary schools will be taught basic life-saving skills and first aid from 2020. The new proposals will ensure that school leavers in England are able to administer potentially lifesaving CPR techniques, understand the purpose of defibrillators and treat common injuries.

How to store AEDs in cold weather

Did you know that cold weather can significantly affect the performance of your AED? From draining the battery to freezing the water-based gel found in the pads, the decisions you make about AED storage in winter can make a big difference to your defibrillator’s rescue-readiness. It’s therefore vital to consult AED storage guidelines, to ensure […]