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HeartSine defibrillator saves tennis ace

*Please note this article first appeared in the Irish Examiner on Monday 18th August 2014. 

It was almost game, set, and match for one Limerick man when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed during a game of tennis in Cork.

But thanks to the swift actions of his opponent, who used CPR and a …

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Media Coverage: Job creation at HeartSine Belfast

Earlier this week, the Northern Ireland Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Arlene Foster, officially opened HeartSine Technologies’ new expanded offices in Belfast and announced its plans to create 40 new jobs.

The event was well attended by local media and we were delighted with the coverage, some of which can be viewed below.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b048j29t – listen in at 00:46:00 …

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Foster announces plans to create 40 new jobs at HeartSine Technologies

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster today officially opened HeartSine Technologies’ new expanded offices in Belfast and announced its plans to create 40 new jobs.

HeartSine Technologies manufactures lifesaving defibrillators which are sold in more than 70 countries across the world. The company is the only manufacturer of defibrillators in the UK and Ireland.

Arlene Foster said: “HeartSine …

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HeartSine welcomes Northern Ireland Resuscitation Strategy

Edwin Poots, the Minister of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Northern Ireland has today launched a Community Resuscitation Strategy for the province.

The strategy aims to increase Northern Ireland’s survival rate for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, which sits at only 10%, whilst also increasing the number of people with CPR skills and availability of public …

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HeartSine celebrates 10 years of arrhythmia care with Arrhythmia Alliance

HeartSine is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Arrhythmia Alliance (AA) Parliamentary Reception, which will focus on raising further awareness of the heart condition and improving patient care.

Marking ten years of advancements in arrhythmia care, the Arrhythmia Alliance will hold the reception in the House of Commons in London, England, on Wednesday 11 June 2014.

Ahead of …

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Another life saved thanks to HeartSine defibrillator in dentist office

We were delighted to receive news that another life has been saved thanks to a HeartSine defibrillator and a quick thinking receptionist!

Simon Walker, aged 53, suddenly collapsed in a dentist waiting room in Mossley, Manchester, England.

Following several failed attempts at resuscitation, receptionist Charlotte Anderson-Hughes, suspected cardiac arrest and, using her initiative, deployed the HeartSine …

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Plans for schools in England to purchase defibrillators at a reduced price

The Department for Education (DfE) in the United Kingdom has announced plans that would allow schools to purchase lifesaving defibrillators at a lower cost; a deal which will hopefully be in place for the beginning of the Autumn term.

The plans were welcomed by HeartSine Chief Executive, Declan O’Mahoney, who said:

“There is a misconception that Sudden Cardiac Arrest …

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Likelihood of Survival During Rescues in the State Parks of Utah Much Greater Due to AEDs

Dave Shearer, the Great Salt Lake harbor master, talks about the need for automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) within the Utah State Parks. Says Shearer, the Great Salt Lake, while only 15 feet deep on average, is a large body of water bigger than the state of Rhode Island and is actually considered a sea, with waves that can be deadly. “Because of the nature of …

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A football tournament to help save lives

“172 schools in Northern Ireland now have a defibrillator”

A recent football tournament brought 70 children from eight schools together as a fundraiser to raise money to put defibrillators in schools. One lucky school, Ballymacrickett Primary School, won a samaritan PAD defibrillator on the day that was donated by Belfast-based HeartSine Technologies.  With a goal of having defibrillators in …

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Staff Profile: Rebecca Di Maio

Rebecca Di Maio, Clinical Research Manager at HeartSine Technologies, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

-What does your job entail?

My job is Clinical Research Manager at HeartSine Technologies, which is the only company to design, develop and manufacture Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in the UK or Ireland.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a devastating condition which kills more people every …

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