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HeartSine samaritan® defibrillator saves swimmer’s life in Lubuskie, Poland

A man’s life was recently saved by a HeartSine samaritan® automated external defibrillator (AED) at Zielona Recreation Centre in Lubuskie, Poland. He was swimming in the pool at the recreation center when he lost consciousness and sank below the water. Lifeguard Pauline Niemczynowska and her colleagues quickly sprang into action pulling the man from the pool. They then dried him …

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Volksbank’s Berge Branch Installs a Lifesaving HeartSine AED

Volksbank Osnabrücker Nordland in Berge, Germany has recently installed a lifesaving HeartSine samaritan® automated external defibrillator (AED) near the entrance area of the bank. Funds for this defibrillator were raised by the handwork group KFD of Berge, the Volksbank Osnabrücker Nordland, and the community German Red Cross of Berge. This AED will be easily accessible at the self-service counter near …

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Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity (RRMC) Secures CPR & AED Training in Cornwall Schools

Article written by Paul Williams of the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity (RRMC).

The Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity (RRMC) has secured the latest of many essential lifesaving AEDs for Camborne Science & International Academy (CSIA) in Cornwall. In total, 1,220 students at CSIA were CPR & AED trained in one day, making the school the first learning institution in Europe to achieve such a magnificent …

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Volksbank Sollingen Branch Installs HeartSine Defibrillator

Volksbank Sollingen’s Bodenfelde, Germany branch has installed a lifesaving HeartSine samaritan® automated external defibrillator (AED). The device will be placed near the bank’s entrance and accessible to all residents of Bodenfelde in the event of a life-threatening sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) emergency.

Local government official, Christian Rohner, feels that the HeartSine AED is a useful addition to the community and is relieved that …

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First Responders Group Receives HeartSine Defibrillator

A business in the town of Bad Dürrheim, Germany has donated a lifesaving HeartSine automated external defibrillator (AED) to a group of rescuers belonging to the Red Cross Villingen.

The newly formed first responders group will be responsible for providing first aid services during emergencies that take place in the areas of Pfaffenweiler and Herzogsweiler. Such services include performing cardiopulmonary …

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Volksbank Donates HeartSine Defibrillator to Football Club

Volksbank has donated a lifesaving HeartSine automated external defibrillator (AED) to the FC Lau-Brechte football club in Ochtrup, Germany.

The AED will protect all team players and spectators in the event of a life-threatening sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) incident. SCA is a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, and it is often fatal if not treated within the …

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Volksbank Althengstett Installs HeartSine Defibrillator

Volksbank’s Althengstett, Germany branch has installed a HeartSine automated external defibrillator (AED) that will protect the citizens of Althengstett during life-threatening sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) events.

The HeartSine AED was donated by the Ernst Hempel Association, an organization that recognizes the severity of sudden cardiac arrest, a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, causing blood to stop flowing …

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Former Football Player Donates HeartSine Defibrillator to Football Club

Ex-Dunfermline football player, Sean Black, has donated a lifesaving HeartSine automated external defibrillator (AED) device to the Kirkliston and South Queensferry Football Club (KSQFC) in Lothian, United Kingdom.

KSQFC recognized the need of an AED after the unexpected and heartbreaking death of 13-year-old teammate Jamie Skinner, who experienced a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) while playing on the field on December 2013.

Since Skinner’s fatal incident, the young …

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HeartSine Employee Donates Lifesaving Defibrillator to Daughter’s School

HeartSine employee, Mark Craig, has donated a HeartSine automated external defibrillator (AED) to his daughter’s school in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.

The AED will be kept at Model Primary School and used to protect the school’s 400 students and faculty members in the event of a life-threatening sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) incident.

“I received the defib as a Christmas bonus at work, and thought …

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Man Donates Lifesaving HeartSine Defibrillator to Local German Coffee House

In hopes of protecting all citizens of Friedberg, Germany from a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) emergency, Thomas Lidl has donated a HeartSine Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to a local coffee house during the City’s 750th anniversary.

Lidl chose to donate the lifesaving AED to Altstadcafé coffee house due to its central location and because its open year-round, making it very …

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