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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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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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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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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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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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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Local businesses team up to purchase defibrillator for sports club

Understanding the need for AEDs, businesses in a small town in Friedberg, Germany have teamed up to help their local sports club purchase a HeartSine Technologies defibrillator.                                                            

Companies in Ottmaring donated money to SV Ottmaring sports club so that the lifesaving device would be accessible for all users of the club, as well as residents and employees living …

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Firesteel Healthcare Center to Receive AED Donation as Part of HeartSine’s Forward Hearts Program

To celebrate and recognize life-saving events, HeartSine® has started the new Forward Hearts program which allows individuals or their families who have survived a sudden cardiac arrest event, to give a HeartSine donated samaritan® PAD 300P Public Access Defibrillator to the charity or organization of their choice.

The most recent donation given through …

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