An article published in the April 25th 2013 edition of the North Shore Times newspaper page 11 on the wonderful initiative by Janet Marshall, Commercial Manager at Colliers International. Janet is donating Heart Saver AED7000's to selected offices around the North Shore, starting with law firm Gaze Burt in … [Read more...] about April 2013
Public awareness at it's best! There was recently an incident in a Mosgiel street with a person collapsing of a suspected sudden cardiac arrest. A member of the public remembered reading an article in the D Scene Taieri Edition (13.11.2012), about the Heart Saver AED7000 purchased by Mosgiel Mitre 10 Home & Trade. This good samaritan rushed … [Read more...] about March 2013
Well respected New Zealand doctor, media personality and public speaker, Dr Frances Pitsilis, has published this wonderful blog in the 14.11.12 issue of the New Zealand Herald. Please click the following link to read Dr Pitsilis' advice on what do during a Cardiac Arrest emergency. Dr Pitsilis Blog 14.11.12 Have prepared would you be? … [Read more...] about Save A Life In An Emergency – Blog posted by Dr Frances Pitsilis in NZ Herald 14.11.2012
We have come across the following article published in a Men's Health Forum; it makes for some very interesting reading. Please ensure that you discuss this information with important Men in your life: Source: http://www.optimal-heart-health.com/triggers.html?goback=%2Egde_1242687_member_124141652 What Triggers Cardiac Arrest? It Differs For Men … [Read more...] about What Triggers Cardiac Arrest? It Differs For Men & Women
WHAT IS A SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST (SCA) In the simplest of terms, a sudden cardiac arrest, or SCA is when the heart suddenly, and with little forewarning, stops beating. Once the heart stops beating, blood cannot flow to the brain and other vital organs. If not treated immediately, sudden cardiac arrests are more often than not fatal. Did You … [Read more...] about What is a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)?
Please check out the link below to the article posted in the New Zealand Herald detailing cuts to St John services. Remembering, AED's are recommended for use in locations that cannot guarantee an ambulance on site within 6 minutes. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10833423&ref=fbheadline … [Read more...] about September 2012
The most recent update from Gareth Jenkin is that there are now just over 2,000 AED's on the national locations register. Please check out the AED Locations website to see where your nearest AED unit is located. How quickly could you access an AED machine in an emergency? … [Read more...] about June 2012
In a recent interview with Professor Harvey D White, Director at the Green Lane Coordinating Centre, he identified a need for 10,000 AED's to be publicly available for use in New Zealand. The most recent information indicates that there are only 1,800 AED's nationwide. … [Read more...] about April 2012