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Jogger given CPR by passers-by after suffering a cardiac arrest

Dec 18, 2016

Jogger given CPR by passers-by after suffering a cardiac arrest

Runner James Bailey has thanked strangers who saved his life when he collapsed after a sudden cardiac arrest. The 33-year-old's heart stopped beating when he was just a mile into his run, on Newcastle Road in Congleton. Read more at http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/jogger-given-cpr-by-passers-by-after-suffering-a-cardiac-arrest/story-29992570-detail/story.html#1xWlZkSKpdd0XUbe.99

Campaign to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in South Gloucestershire school children

Dec 18, 2016

Campaign to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in South Gloucestershire school children

Schools are increasing access to lifesaving defibrillators in response to information which states that sudden cardiac arrest kills 12 people a week across the UK.

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

Dec 16, 2016

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

With the Christmas holiday almost upon us we find ourselves running around planning for the festivities and buying presents. However, stop for a moment and take a little time to think about yourself.

Know the signs What is Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in adults and children, what causes it and what are the symptoms?

Nov 30, 2016

Know the signs What is Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in adults and children, what causes it and what are the symptoms?

SUDDEN Arrhythmic Death Syndrome can strike both adults and children at any moment but what else do we know about the fatal condition?

Alex might still be alive if he had been screened for heart condition, say family

Oct 21, 2016

Alex might still be alive if he had been screened for heart condition, say family

Alex Parker, 13, of Castle Gresley, died as a result of a cardiac condition after collapsing at Tunnel Woods in Church Gresley while he was walking his dog on September 20.

How An App Could Spot Your Irregular Heart Rate – and save your life

Oct 12, 2016

How An App Could Spot Your Irregular Heart Rate – and save your life

We send heart emoji to our friends and lovers every day, but it’s easy to overlook the health of our own tickers. Yes you can eat healthily and exercise, but if a doctor doesn’t invite you in for tests, you could well be ignorant to your own irregular heartbeat.

School Screening Saves Life of 17 Year Old Girl

Oct 8, 2016

School Screening Saves Life of 17 Year Old Girl

Girl, 17, fitted with life-saving pacemaker after school sceening spots major heart defect

Philips Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sep 22, 2016

Philips Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Royal Philips today announced the 20th anniversary and 1.5 millionth sale of its HeartStart line of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), the first AED designed for the layperson. With these milestones, the company is launching a campaign aimed at raising awareness around the prevalence of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), with the goal of educating people about using AEDs and how they can lead the way to save a life.

Cardiac Arrest, a Serious Concern in Football

Sep 22, 2016

Cardiac Arrest, a Serious Concern in Football

This topic has been a serious concern in the football fraternity especially because of the recent cases we have seen with the case of Fabrice Muamba (23 years) being the most popular. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the electric system of the heart malfunctions & suddenly becomes very irregular.