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Our first Public Access Defibrillator

15 November 2014

Our first Public Access Defibrillator

A Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) was recently installed at Henwick Worthy Sports Ground, a device that could save a life for someone in cardiac arrest. The device is designed to be used and accessed by the public. A cardiac arrest may be caused as the result of a heart attack, it may be the person …

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Mountain fundraiser

26 September 2014

Thames Valley Police climb a mountain for Heartstart Thatcham.

PC Kieren Baker took a team from Thames Valley Police with him to climb a mountain, Pen Y Fan, on 16th October 2014. Earlier this year PC Baker along with many friends took part in the Bayer 10k race. Near to the finish line one of his friends collapsed suffering a cardiac arrest. PC Baker …

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Thatcham Mayor’s Charity

13 May 2013

Thatcham Town Mayor presenting cheques to his two charities.

Heartstart Thatcham has been one of Thatcham Town Mayor’s, Mike Cole, charities for the past year (2013/14). The scheme teaches Emergency Life Support (ELS) skills to the public, for free. All of the members of the scheme offer their time and expertise for free giving training on the difference between Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest, …

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