Autumn is a very busy time for us in terms of events. September saw our annual trip to the Emergency Services Show and we visited Skills North East. During October we took part in the now global, 'Restart a Heart Day' and exhibited at the Schools NorthEast Summit. In a couple of weeks we will be off to the North East Expo. We enjoy engaging and meeting people, finding out what is going on in the region and beyond. Here is what we learnt...
Every year, around 60,000 people in the UK will have an out of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation will be attempted by the ambulance service in around 28,000 cases. Less than 10% of these will survive.
British Heart Foundation and The Resuscitation Council (UK)
We have pulled together a little information on AEDs in response to the questions we are frequently asked....
Our National Health Service is something to be very proud of, it still protects the vulnerable, takes away the fear of the financial consequences of illness, and greets patients with experience and professionalism. Our health care service is not a business but a social good that is deeply entrenched in British society. We are very proud to support and work for the NHS and all it stands for.
We attend a number of events in the region to promote our first aid and health and safety training courses. We meet with visitors, answer questions and stage live, interactive first aid demos. Most recently we attended the People Power event and the Healthy MindED conference.