Friday 20th May 2022

Tag: AED


New Database of AED Locations Announced

In a cardiac arrest scenario, knowing where your nearest Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is located is literally a matter of life and death.  Over recent years the number of AED made available in public places has dramatically increased.  Despite this, they are used in less than 3% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. One of the potential[..]

First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Changes For 2017

CPR With AED Optimised

A number of changes to both First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid have come into effect for January 2017. One of the main aims of these changes is to bring training even closer into line with the Resuscitation Council UK guidelines issued in October 2015 regarding the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).  Specific[..]

Public Access Defibrillation & Asda


It’s widely known that casualties suffering from a out of hospital cardiac arrest often have a poor chance of survival.  Along with good quality CPR, the other main influencer of survival rate is access to a defibrillator.   Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) attempt provide members of the public with access to defibrillators in area’s where[..]