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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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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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Maryland City to Receive 100 Donated AEDs

The Maryland city of Laurel is set to receive approximately 100 HeartSine samaritan PAD devices donated by the company’s authorized distributor Rescue One Training for Life Inc.

The unprecedented donation to the city is scheduled to be formally announced at an event scheduled for Wednesday, February 19.

Rescue One provides safety training and products to various groups such as schools, …

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14 Year Old Athlete Saved after Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Plombières, Belgium

A young footballer, aged 14 from Pepinster, suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday during a game at Homburg near Plombiéres. A samaritan PAD, located at the sports facility, was immediately used and the boy was conscious again when transferred to the ambulance.

According to an article in Le Soir: “At the end of the game, a player from Pepinster …

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A Charity’s Mission to Make Cornwall a ‘HeartSine’ Protected County

A local charity in the UK is on “a mission” to ensure every public place in one English county is protected by the presence of a HeartSine Technologies automatic external defibrillator.

Paul Williams from Cornwall, a well known figure in South West England due to his work with the Ronnie Richards Memorial charity (RRMC), says they have been campaigning tirelessly …

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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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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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Northern Ireland Pursues Community Resuscitation Strategy

Northern Ireland joins a growing list of communities around the world to pursue a community resuscitation strategy.

An advocate of community resuscitation, Northern Ireland’s Health Minister Edwin Poots addressed the Assembly today urging the public to review the proposed draft strategy, which includes a proposal to improve the availability of, and access to, automatic external defibrillators (AEDs).

In his 

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HeartSine Delivers at the American Resuscitation Conference

Dr. Peter O’Hare, a member of the Clinical Engineering team at HeartSine Technologies, recently delivered a presentation at the 2013 Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS), hosted by the American Heart Association in Dallas, Texas. Dr O’Hare’s presentation was entitled “Does Real-Time Audio Feedback from an Automated External Defibrillator Enhance Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality during Emergency Resuscitation?”

Dr. O’Hare said: “The ReSS is …

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Medical dispatcher saved by defibrillator donates AED to local college

 

An emergency medical dispatcher whose life was saved by his own colleagues using a defibrillator, has donated a life-saving HeartSine Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to his wife’s local school in England.

Chris Solomons, who works for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) while on assignment to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance in 2010. He …

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