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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HeartSine Team Participates in Marathon to Raise Money for Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke

Congratulations to the HeartSine team who competed in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon on Monday in aid of Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke.

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!

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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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HeartSine Shortlisted for BVCA Management Team Awards

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 …

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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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Singapore Distributor Greets Northern Ireland’s Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister

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 …

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Defibrillator Design Challenge

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 …

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Do you know how to do the new CPR? These videos will teach you!

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’ …

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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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