Tag Archives: UK defibrillators

Welcoming a life saver: An AED comes to Shalbourne

Celebrating the installation of a Powerheart AED at the Shalbourne School: Richard Schofield, Jane Woodroffe (Chair Shalbourne Community Fund), MP Claire Perry, and Shalbourne pupils. (Photo: Gazette & Herald) Sudden cardiac arrest claims more than 200,000 lives each year in the United Kingdom. That’s why more and more cities and villages are investing in automated external […]

“Zip Across the Clyde” funds AEDs in Glasgow

The British Heart Foundation held a dramatic and exhilarating fundraiser earlier this month to raise money to purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to be deployed in Glasgow. Hundreds of people, each with a minimum of £100 pledged, were hoisted 150 feet into the air to fly across the Clyde River in Glasgow on a 1000-foot long zip […]

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training: Cardiac Science for the week of March 29

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training CPR and AED training in Ballina, New South Wales (Photo: Ballina Shire Advocate online) It takes an ambulance as much as 25 minutes to reach communities on the south side of the Richmond River in Ballina, New South Wales — far too long to be […]