• As September draws nearer and nearer, the new school year draws closer too.

    Now, as the colder and later months' approach, this means the clocks will go back and nights will start to draw in earlier and earlier as the days pass. [...]

  • Many people believe that sudden cardiac arrest is an event that can only occur in adults. These misconceptions have been created thanks to lack of public knowledge and the myths that have been created because of these.

  • The importance of defibrillators in schools is paramount, but sadly cardiac arrest in children often gets overlooked as many people assume only adults are at risk. Unfortunately, this is not the case: [...]

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest - that's the condition which only affects the elderly isn't it? That preys on those which live an unhealthy lifestyle? Similar to a heart attack?

    Wrong. [...]

  • Just over a year ago, Conservative MPs blocked the Compulsory Emergency First Aid Education Bill to bring in compulsory First Aid training in schools. The bill was prevented from going further by ‘filibustering’ – a term used to describe when MPs talk non-stop until the time to discuss the bill and vote, runs out. [...]

  • It’s that time of year again! No sooner than summer starts does it feel like we’re back to sharpening our pencils, buying new lunchboxes and ironing out the shirt creases before sending our little ones back for another school year.

    But wait...what’s that? Your school doesn’t have a defibrillator?!

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