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Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

Posted on: 1st March 2013 | 2 Comments

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is one of the UK’s biggest killers and claims around 2,000 lives each week.  That is 250 people a day or one person every five minutes.  This includes 270 children a year who die in schools after suffering an arrest.

On 3 January this year, the Cornishman newspaper, working alongside a local Penzance charity the “Ronnie Richards Trust” launched a campaign to raise awareness of the affect of SCA and to get 100 lifesaving defibrillators into our local schools, communities and public places. (more…)