2013

Sports Minister Presents 45 Northern Ireland Schools with Defibrillators as Part of World Police and Fire Games Legacy

Personal loss due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest, accessibility to emergency services, and access by the local community cited as reasons for schools wanting an AED

Forty-five schools from across Northern Ireland have been presented with life-saving defibrillators by the Sports Minister Carál Ni Chuilín at a special ceremony held today at Stormont.

The devices, manufactured by HeartSine Technologies, were handed …

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Northern Ireland Pursues Community Resuscitation Strategy

Northern Ireland joins a growing list of communities around the world to pursue a community resuscitation strategy.

An advocate of community resuscitation, Northern Ireland’s Health Minister Edwin Poots addressed the Assembly today urging the public to review the proposed draft strategy, which includes a proposal to improve the availability of, and access to, automatic external defibrillators (AEDs).

In his

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Forty-five schools to receive lifesaving defibrillators as part of World Police and Fire Games legacy

Forty-five schools from across Northern Ireland have been selected to receive life-saving defibrillators as part of the 2013 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) legacy.

The devices, manufactured by HeartSine Technologies, were stationed at each of the venues of this year’s Games and will now be presented to the schools that submitted the best entries explaining why their school should …

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Medical dispatcher saved by defibrillator donates AED to local college

An emergency medical dispatcher whose life was saved by his own colleagues using a defibrillator, has donated a life-saving HeartSine Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to his wife’s local school in England.

Chris Solomons, who works for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) while on assignment to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance in 2010. He was …

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HeartSine Beats British Prime Minister to White House

In a recent speech in Northern Ireland, British Prime Minister David Cameron talks about being beaten to the White House by HeartSine: “…and you finally get to the inner sanctum of the White House. You really think you’ve made it; but, of course, I got there and realized a business from Northern Ireland had beaten me to it.”

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HeartSine Donates Defibrillator to School on Behalf of Bar’s Heart NPO

HeartSine Technologies has donated one of its lifesaving automated defibrillator devices to a school in Israel to mark the launch of Bar’s Heart NPO charity.

Should sudden cardiac arrest occur to any pupil, member of staff, or parent, the HeartSine Samaritan PAD 500P donated to the school can increase survival rates by up to 75% when used in conjunction with …

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New Trainer Simplifies and Quickens AED Training Process

Belfast, Ireland and Newtown, PA – November 6, 2013 – HeartSine Technologies is pleased to announce the arrival of its enhanced samaritan® Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Trainer, which offers new features that simplify CPR and AED training.

The new samaritan PAD Trainer with remote control guides users through simulated analysis, energy delivery and prompted Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) intervals with the …

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Designated Defibs Will Fit the Bill

(A version of the following article appeared in Emergency Services Ireland magazine.)

High profile cases of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in recent years such as that of Sopranos star James Gandolfini or footballer Fabrice Muamba have increased awareness of the condition which claims the lives of over 5,000 people every year in Ireland.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can happen to …

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Northern Ireland schools offered chance to win a life saving defibrillator

Schools and their pupils across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to get their creative juices flowing to win a life saving defibrillator.

Forty-five devices, manufactured by Belfast company HeartSine Technologies, were provided to this year’s World Police and Fire Games and will now be presented to 45 schools across the province as part of the 2013 Games’ life saving legacy …

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Heartsine partners with Rugby League World Cup to provide life saving legacy to local communities

HeartSine Technologies, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of personal and public access defibrillators, is providing 14 mobile Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the Rugby League World Cup in a partnership which will ensure a life saving legacy to local communities where the teams were based during the competition.

The company, which designs, develops and manufactures AEDs in Northern Ireland, …

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