Defibrillators

The 12 First Aid Tips of Christmas: Defibrillation

The 12 First Aid Tips of Christmas: Defibrillation

Date: Thursday, 17 December 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators

 Some people would say that the best part of Christmas is giving and receiving gifts. Although it’s fantastic receiving something on your wish list, the greatest gift you can receive is a lifetime of wonderful memories and adventures. (Cheesy but true!)

Just imagine for a second that your life was cut short by an underlying heart condition that had gone undetected until it was too late. This is what happens to many people that have suffered a cardiac arrest. However, with the right know-how and quick thinking we can save someone experiencing cardiac arrest. 

In the 11th addition of the 12 Days of First Aid Tips, we will teach you how defibrillation is used to treat cardiac arrest. 

UK Heart Safe Awards 2015

UK Heart Safe Awards 2015

Date: Thursday, 08 October 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

Tomorrow night the Imperative team will be getting suited and booted to attend the UK Heart Safe Awards at the Midland Hotel in Manchester.

The Importance of Public Access Defibrillators

The Importance of Public Access Defibrillators

Date: Thursday, 01 October 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Courses

When someone’s life hangs in the balance every second is crucial. In fact, for every passing minute, someone experiencing cardiac arrest loses 10% of their survival chances. This is why defibrillators need to be made accessible and visible to all members of staff.  Can you really afford to keep it under lock and key?

Should defibrillators be mandatory on airlines?

Should defibrillators be mandatory on airlines?

Date: Wednesday, 08 July 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Training

Heathrow airport has been recognised as the safest place in London to suffer cardiac arrest. With 180 defibrillators and 100 staff trained in first aid, the 70 million passengers that pass through Heathrow airport each year should feel confident that they are in safe hands. However, the same cannot be said for the aircraft. 

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