You may have seen Automated External Defibrillators popping up around the country, more than 100 have been placed outside SPAR shops across Northern Ireland, and also many sports clubs and organisations.
But do you know just how important these lifesaving machines are?
A Derry man has said he would not be alive today but for a defibrillator being available after he collapsed at Lisnagelvin Bowling Club. George Burns from Caw Hill Park said the swift actions of Derry City & Strabane District Council employee, Shaun Harkin, Lisnagelvin club treasurer, Jim Ross and ambulance service staff saved his life.
Each year in Europe, there are approximately 700,000 cardiac arrests. Early resuscitation and prompt defibrillation (within 2 minutes) can result in >60% survival.
We offer training in Defibrillation to anyone over the age of 18. We also supply Heartsine Defibrillators.
Other training that we can supply is:-
You can check out our open upcoming courses here.
If you would like more information on this training, or you would like to purchase a Defibrillator, call us on 028 8225 6772.