Over 2,000 trained with CPR

8 August 2020

Heartstart ELS Banner.

Back at the very start of March Heartstart Thatcham attended a STEM event at Francis Baily School. The team planned to talk to parents and engage some of the pupils. Indeed that was the case, however the numbers far exceeded what we thought with an estimated 250, or more, pupils learning hands-only CPR. Scheme Co-ordinator, …

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Events Cancelled

13 March 2020

Photo by CDC on Unsplash.

As the Coronavirus spreads the team have taken the decision to cancel all further events. We must keep the public and our own team members safe. Whilst we would love to continue to teach potentially life saving skills we must keep training to the highest standard we can and we believe in the current situation …

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Updates and volunteering

21 February 2020

Emergency Life Support skills.

The team have got off to a flying start for 2020 with talks already given, meeting for helping get another Public access Defibrillator project underway and arranging donation of another in Thatcham. Our first training session was 3rd August 2013 since then, as of 27th January 2020, we have had provided a total of 167 …

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Lace Day

31 March 2019

Newbury Bobtails

Heartstart Thatcham team were invited to attend their “Lace Day” in March to tell attended about what we do which included a demonstration of CPR and defibrillators. There were a number of events taking place including a raffle for which the money raised was donated to Heartstart Thatcham. Newbury Bobtails, Lace and craft group started …

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Heartstart bowled over

23 March 2019

Heartstart Thatcham, together with WBIBC

The WBIBC Christmas raffle was organised by club member Annie Gain with the help of fellow members Maria and Chris Bastin. Together they raised £1100, and £350 of which the club has donated to Heartstart Thatcham. This makes a total of more than £2,000 raised by the club for Heartstart Thatcham since 2016. Director, Angela …

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