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A defibrillator was the difference between life and death for Ripon

The day Ripon suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) was like any other day. He had finished work and was on his way home from his Muay Thai class when everything changed. He knew instantly that something was wrong and ...

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How your defibrillators could save more lives

Every year in the UK, over 30,000 people suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), but just 1 in 10 survive. As soon as a person goes into cardiac arrest, the clock is against them. Early defibrillation and CPR can more ...

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Every Second Counts… How quickly can you access a defibrillator to save a life?

In front of millions, the importance of having quick access to a defibrillator was clearly demonstrated in the Euro’s Denmark vs Finland match. Never before has the world been made so aware that anyone can suffer a sudden cardiac arrest; ...

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Life saving training

Providing defibrillators in workplaces and public places can save lives says Millie McDonagh of defibshop, which is why it’s important that people are trained to use them correctly Millions of people live with heart and circulatory diseases, with around 7.4 ...

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Shock treatment

Millie McDonagh of defibshop explains the importance of providing access to defibrillators as a mainstay of an FM’s health and safety provision Every year, around 60,000 individuals suffer a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) outside hospital in the UK. Medical emergencies ...

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