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…)