Tag Archives: SCA

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Emilie’s story: Why parents must know about Long QT Syndrome (Video)

Each year an estimated 325,000 people in the U.S. die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The Heart Rhythm Society estimates that about 7,000 of these deaths are children and infants. In 1997, Christine Puricelli of Chandler, Arizona, lost her 22-year-old daughter Emilie to SCA caused by a genetic condition called Long QT Syndrome. The warning […]