Tag Archives: AED

How to get the most out of your AED purchase

Purchasing an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a major step towards protecting your organisation, your customers and the wider community against sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Beyond the point of purchase, there are many ways to get the most out of your AED and promote heart health in your workplace. Making sure people know that your […]

Defib Installed At Eshott Airfield After Heart Scares

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.

Tragic Death of Partington Great-Grandma results in AED donation

Following the untimely death of Partington great-grandma Margaret Pickering earlier this year, Cardiac Science has donated two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in a bid to ensure that the same tragedy never happens again in the Trafford town.

Cheadle Hulme gets new community access defibrillator

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.

Chester Primary School takes charge of life-saving defib

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.

MACE LAUNCHES DEFIBRILLATOR PARTNERSHIP WITH CARDIAC SCIENCE

Mace is installing 100 automated external defibrillators (AED) across its projects and offices as part of a campaign to take its health and safety standards and performance from industry best practice to world-leading. The Powerheart® G5 AEDs from manufacturer Cardiac Science will be deployed across Mace sites, including 70 long and short-term projects currently taking […]

AEDs in Portugal: New law encourages AED use

Following the passage of a law that regulates and encourages the use ofautomated external defibrillators (AEDs) outside hospital environments, organizations throughout Portugal are equipping their buildings with the life-saving devices. The law allows laypersons who have completed AED training to use AEDs to provide aid to victims of sudden cardiac arrest. (Cardiac Science works closely with […]

Sudden cardiac arrest: Research and awareness in Australia

A new research study about to launch in Australia will test the effectiveness of intravenous cold saline treatment, administered by paramedics, to reduce brain injury in victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

King’s College Cambridge commits to helping save lives

King’s College Cambridge staff are enhancing their ability to help save lives by installing a second defibrillator in its grounds. The East of England Ambulance Service is backing the work between the college and national charity Community HeartBeat Trust, and the defibrillator means staff have learned how to provide life saving skills while they wait for an […]

After an AED rescue, more defibrillators coming to West Dorset, UK

After a dramatic AED rescue of a 67-year-old man who suffered cardiac arrest at Bridport Leisure Center last year, more automatic external defibrillators will be installed in the West Dorset region. Related Products Powerheart AED G3 Plus Powerheart AED G3 Fully Automatic and Semi-automatic Powerheart AED G3 Pro Powerheart AED G3 Trainer AED Program Management

Shopping centre AED used to save woman’s life

Three security guards in Middleton, England, used their shopping centre’sautomated external defibrillator (AED) to revive a 75-year-old woman who had collapsed with sudden cardiac arrest. According to the AED story in the Middleton Guardian, Leigh Garratt, John Hayes and Paul Robinson did all the right things. Garratt, who works for Reliance, the company that manages the Middleton Shopping […]