15/10/2020

Would you know what to do if a loved one’s heart stopped? That’s the question Save a Life Cymru is asking the people of Wales as it encourages us to learn lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with its ‘touch someone’s life’ campaign, which launched today on Restart a Heart Day. Receiving prompt CPR can help save a life and makes a huge difference to survival rates for cardiac arrests in the community. With every passing minute, the chance of a person…

08/10/2016

An 80 year old man whose life was saved by a defibrillator and a bystander passing by during a serious cardiac arrest at Cardiff Central Station has thanked the charity Welsh Hearts on their third birthday with a donation to purchase another device to get more of the life-saving machines  into public places in Wales. Frank Brock, who lives in Rumney in Cardiff, was picking up a friend at the busy railway station in February 2016 when he suffered a…

21/04/2015

800 students to be taught CPR in a mass one-day session by heart charity volunteer medics. On Thursday 23rd April Welsh Hearts charity team of medics will train up over 800 students at Lliswerry High School, Newport, Gwent in CPR and the safe use of defibrillators in just one day! Our doctors, nurses, paramedics and community first responders from all over Wales have been providing free CPR and defibrillator training as part of the “Saving Lives in Wales” campaign with…