Tag: defibrillator

Where to find a defibrillator and how to use it

The sight of Christian Eriksen collapsing during the European football tournament brought home to many the fact that anyone can suffer a cardiac arrest. A cardiac arrest means that your heart has stopped beating. It has stopped pumping blood around your body and delivering oxygen to your muscles and your

Life-saving defibrillators installed around Middleton and Belle Isle

Anyone in Middleton and Belle Isle who is unfortunate enough to suffer a heart attack now has a better chance of survival after three Community Public Access Defibrillators have been installed in locations across the local area. Councillor Judith Blake who represents the area and is also Leader of Leeds

Defibrillator rehoused in Cross Flatts Park

Cross Flatts Park is now home to an automated external defibrillator (AED) that is accessible to all after local Councillors funded an external cabinet to house it. For just over three years the AED, bought by the Cross Flatts parkrun, has lived inside the kitchen at the Watsonian Pavilion in

Cross Flatts parkrun gets lifesaving equipment

On Saturday 24 September Arthur Wood, 67, an experienced runner and member of Pudsey Pacers running club, had a cardiac arrest and collapsed whilst taking part in the Bramley parkrun.  Fortunately Bramley parkrun had just obtained a defibrillator which was used by a fellow runner to help resuscitate him.  Following