Sudden Cardiac Arrest

HeartSine Technologies Expands Sales Team to Meet Major Expansion Plans in Latin America

HeartSine® Technologies is pleased to announce plans to expand sales of its lifesaving automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in Latin America with the appointment of two Latin America Commercial Division Managers, Michelle Durán and Bruno Giraldo.

Durán and Giraldo, both based in Colombia, will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of commercial business activities throughout Latin America, while creating …

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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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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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Quick Thinking Citizens and HeartSine AED Save Justice of the Peace Candidate

Thanks to the efforts of three quick thinking citizens and a HeartSine samaritan PAD, Neil Trice, a candidate for Justice of the Peace in Gainesville, Texas survived Sudden Cardiac Arrest. The trio was recently recognized for their life-saving efforts during the health scare.

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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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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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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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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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British Prime Minister Speaks of HeartSine Defibrillator in the White House

In his speech in Belfast today, British Prime Minister David Cameron proudly recalled seeing a HeartSine automated external defibrillator at the White House― installed to protect the President and his staff in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.

Said Cameron: “When I became Prime Minister I went to visit President Obama in Washington. Turning up in a motorcade, going …

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