cardiac arrest


St John Ambulance warns lives are ‘at risk’ due to lack of office first aiders

St John Ambulance warns lives could be lost at work due to a lack of trained first aiders, as 50% of employees now enjoy flexible working. Read More

‘Every second counts when someone suffers a cardiac arrest’

Newcastle fan's collapse during a Premier League game is another “stark reminder that a cardiac arrest can strike anyone, anywhere and anytime, without warning,” according to British Heart Foundation’s Associate Medical Director. Read More

More defibrillator training needed in the workplace

Arco has called for more defibrillator training in the workplace in the run up to World Heart Day, which takes place on Saturday, 29 September. Read More

London cabbies being trained to use defibrillators to help heart patients

Fifteen London taxis are being fitted out with defibrillators to enable help to be given to pedestrians who suffer a cardiac arrest. Read More

How to respond to a cardiac arrest

Seeing someone having a heart attack is a shock for anyone; seeing it happen to a work colleague makes it all the more dramatic. But is this really a workplace issue, or simply a 999 call and cross your fingers? Denny Beacham explores.<br><br> Read More



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