• AEDs on the Tube

    London’s Underground is one of the world’s most famous transportation methods. On a daily basis the Underground network carries commuters and tourists around the city, covering each and every corner of the Capital.

  • Recently, changes in the UK have been announced to make defibrillators more accessible to the public. This has been done in a variety of ways and by different organisations. [...]

  • On Thursday 2nd [...] August, a gentleman in his 50's known as Kenny Riley was enjoying an open water swim in Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club / Pennington Flash when he became unresponsive in the water. Kenny had recently competed in a recent Iron Man event.

  • Different working industries present different risks for both employers and employees. However, some companies, in a variety of sectors overlook some of the most important health and safety measures. Sadly, this includes defibrillators.

  • AED Density in UK Cities

    Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the term given when the electrical impulses that regulate a person’s heartbeat suddenly change, causing the heart to fail. SCA is one of the leading causes of death in the UK and can happen to anyone at any time. With roughly 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happening each year in the UK – and with 20% of these occurring in public places – the need for easy-access automated external defibrillators (AEDs) has never been greater. [...]

  • Stuart Ritchie is a sixty-eight-year-old resident of Pinar de Campoverde in the South of the Alicante region of Spain. He resides with his wife Maureen and has had no health issues for decades. He certainly had no warning of what was to happen to him on the afternoon of Thursday the 24th of May 2018.