AEDs in Schools

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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Save a Life in an Instant-Gram Challenge: Saving a Life in the Time it Takes to Open an Instagram Account

On Valentine’s Day the heart is front and foremost on people’s minds.  It is also a day where you remind your loved ones of how much they mean to you; but do you know what to do if a loved one’s heart stops working due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)?  Simon’s Fund does.

To show the world just how …

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Italian School Receives Lifesaving Donation

HeartSine’s authorized distributor in Italy has presented a lifesaving samaritan PAD to a secondary school in Borgo San Lorenzo in Florence.

Echoes Communications, which distributes HeartSine Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) across the country, donated the defibrillator to the college in a special ceremony attended by the local Mayor and the Department of Sport.

The AED will be located in the …

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Taunton, Massachusetts Middle School Receives AED from Student Saved after Sudden Cardiac Arrest

When Nurse Bernadette Bagni was summoned to a departing bus at Benjamin A. Friedman Middle School to assist a student who became unconscious, she didn’t anticipate the severity of the need for help.  Immediately upon seeing 12-year old Brooke Conlon slumped in her seat, she recognized the signs of sudden cardiac arrest.  As a certified CPR instructor, Bagni knew to …

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Sports Minister Presents 45 Northern Ireland Schools with Defibrillators as Part of World Police and Fire Games Legacy

Personal loss due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest, accessibility to emergency services, and access by the local community cited as reasons for schools wanting an AED

Forty-five schools from across Northern Ireland have been presented with life-saving defibrillators by the Sports Minister Carál Ni Chuilín at a special ceremony held today at Stormont.

The devices, manufactured by HeartSine Technologies, were handed …

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Forty-five schools to receive lifesaving defibrillators as part of World Police and Fire Games legacy

Forty-five schools from across Northern Ireland have been selected to receive life-saving defibrillators as part of the 2013 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) legacy.

The devices, manufactured by HeartSine Technologies, were stationed at each of the venues of this year’s Games and will now be presented to the schools that submitted the best entries explaining why their school should …

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HeartSine Donates Defibrillator to School on Behalf of Bar’s Heart NPO

HeartSine Technologies has donated one of its lifesaving automated defibrillator devices to a school in Israel to mark the launch of Bar’s Heart NPO charity.

Should sudden cardiac arrest occur to any pupil, member of staff, or parent, the HeartSine Samaritan PAD 500P donated to the school can increase survival rates by up to 75% when used in conjunction with …

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Northern Ireland schools offered chance to win a life saving defibrillator

Schools and their pupils across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to get their creative juices flowing to win a life saving defibrillator.

Forty-five devices, manufactured by Belfast company HeartSine Technologies, were provided to this year’s World Police and Fire Games and will now be presented to 45 schools across the province as part of the 2013 Games’ life saving legacy …

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Heartsine partners with Rugby League World Cup to provide life saving legacy to local communities

HeartSine Technologies, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of personal and public access defibrillators, is providing 14 mobile Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the Rugby League World Cup in a partnership which will ensure a life saving legacy to local communities where the teams were based during the competition.

The company, which designs, develops and manufactures AEDs in Northern Ireland, …

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