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 …
May 9, 2014
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 …
May 6, 2014
HeartSine’s Collette McIntyre, Jackie Hendron, Frank Flynn and Pete O’Hare participated in the event which was held in the streets of Belfast – the birthplace of the mobile defibrillator!
April 2, 2014
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 …
March 24, 2014
Heartsine has been shortlisted for two prestigious BVCA Management Team Awards for the Northern Ireland region: Private Equity-backed Management Team of the Year (Mid Market) Award and International Impact Management Team of the Year Award.
Open to management teams of mid-market private equity-backed companies the Private Equity-backed Management Team of the Year (Mid Market) award recognizes a management team’s outstanding …
March 11, 2014
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 …
March 4, 2014
On her recent visit to Singapore, Northern Ireland’s Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister minister Arlene Foster was greeted by HeartSine’s Asia Distributor HTM Medico. HTM Medico’s Chief Executive Don Mok and Marketing Manager Sophia Wan met briefly with Foster and Alastair Hamilton, CEO of Invest Northern Ireland, who were in Singapore to support Northern Ireland companies taking part in the …
March 4, 2014
Do you have what it takes to compete in the Defibrillator Design Challenge? Are you enthusiastic and full of creativity? If so, we need you!
At the intersection of public health and public art, this nationwide contest seeks to make AEDs more noticeable and accessible. HeartSine is a proud sponsor of Defibrillator Design Challenge, an online contest that invites designers …
February 27, 2014
We all know what CPR is but do you know how to do it?
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a first aid technique that involves conducting chest compressions on someone who has suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
By administering CPR until a defibrillator is located or medical help arrives, you can double a victim’s chance of survival.
The “new CPR” is ‘hands-only’ …
February 26, 2014
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 …