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Belfast-based HeartSine Technologies Scoops National Business Award

HeartSine Technologies, the Belfast-based innovator of defibrillator technology, has won a national business award from the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA).

Dymphna Donaghy, Chief Technical Officer of HeartSine Technologies, picked up the prize at the BVCA Management Team Awards, held last night in London.

Produced in partnership with Grant Thornton, the awards are an annual celebration 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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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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Public Health and Public Art Collide in Defibrillator Design Challenge

An innovative nationwide contest to raise awareness of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) has been launched in the US.

The ‘Defibrillator Design Challenge’ is inviting designers to submit visual ideas to make the presence of defibrillators more visible to the public.

The competition, labelled ‘an amalgamation of public health and public art’, strives to make AEDs, which shock the heart …

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Life saving donation from Tonga to Manchester College

A college in England has received a life-saving donation from the other side of the world! 

Wigan and Leigh College in Greater Manchester received a HeartSine Technologies defibrillator that had been donated by none other than the Tongan Rugby League team.

The players were based in Leigh during the Rugby League World Cup and donated the team’s Automated External Defibrillator …

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Award Winning App Creator Donates HeartSine Defibrillator to Local Sports Club

A Norwegian smartphone app developer has donated a HeartSine defibrillator to a sports club in Stavanger, Norway, after he was awarded the lifesaving samaritan PAD 350P for his ground-breaking health and safety application.

Trond Hansen, owner and manager of Mellora, picked up the accolade of the country’s best ‘Work Environment Friendly Product’ for his ‘Health Safety Environment Quality’ (HSEQ) …

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HeartSine Beats British Prime Minister to White House

In a recent speech in Northern Ireland, British Prime Minister David Cameron talks about being beaten to the White House by HeartSine: “…and you finally get to the inner sanctum of the White House. You really think you’ve made it; but, of course, I got there and realized a business from Northern Ireland had beaten me to it.”

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British Prime Minister Speaks of HeartSine Defibrillator in the White House

In his speech in Belfast today, British Prime Minister David Cameron proudly recalled seeing a HeartSine automated external defibrillator at the White House― installed to protect the President and his staff in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.

Said Cameron: “When I became Prime Minister I went to visit President Obama in Washington. Turning up in a motorcade, going …

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Lessons on Going Global

Joy Taggart, inside sales manager at HeartSine Technologies, shares tips for exporting products in this issue of Business First (go to page 52 of the ezine).

In the article, she advises companies seeking to export to find and build a strong relationship with a solid distribution partner. Explaining one reason for HeartSine’s global success, Joy tells Business …

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