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World Restart a Heart Day

16th October 2018 is World 'Restart A Heart Day'. HeartStart Malvern is using the day to campaign to businesses in the Malvern Hills area to take up its FREE training in CPR and Defibrillator use. On the 16th we invite local businesses to attend a business networking breakfast followed by one of our 90 minute standard training sessions, where you can learn this essential, potentially life-saving skill. Although the event is FREE to attend we do respectfully ask that you register your attendance for catering purposes and as places are limited to the venue capacity and trainers available. Please message us via Facebook or via our website at www.heartstartmalvern.org.uk

 

HeartStart Malvern are most grateful to the business networking group WIN Worcestershire Independent Networking for their generous sponsorship of this event.

 

Although it does not have a business focus, there is a later public open training session between 9.45 and 11.15 if you are unable to make the earlier session. Again, you will need to register your attendance with us.

 

We look forward to welcoming you on the 16th October.

 

Heartstart Malvern receives an Education Award.

On 20th July representatives from Heartstart Malvern attended the prestigious Worcestershire Education Awards Ceremony at the University of Worcester due to our nomination as finalists in the Community Involvement Category. We are very proud to announce that we were declared the winners.

 

This award would not have been achieved without the hard work and dedication of the volunteers in our training team.

 

Could you be a Heartstart Trainer?

Heartstart Malvern are seeking to increase our award winning team of volunteer trainers. Do you like a fresh challenge? Do you feel confident speaking to people of all age groups? Do you have any time to spare, particularly during the daytime? Do you feel that you could teach people essential lifesaving skills given the appropriate training?

 

If the answer is Yes, then we would like to hear from you. For further information please contact us at trainingheartstartmalvern@gmail.com

 

Lifesaving defibrillator is installed at Malvern church

The first of two public defibrillators bought by Malvern Town Council has now been installed outside St Mary’s Church in Sherrards Green Road.

Malvern Gazette article here

 

New charity set to help save lives in Malvern

Around 100 guests turned out to celebrate the launch of Heartstart Malvern and its campaign Saving Lives Together on Friday, January 27.

Malvern Gazette article here

 

"Saving Lives Together" Campaign Launch

Residents and businesses in Malvern are being urged to donate vital funds to help save people’s lives with the launch of a £75,000 fund-raising appeal.

 

Charity HeartStart Malvern will next week officially launch its ‘Saving Lives Together’ campaign to raise the five-figure sum which will help fund 50 new defibrillators installed around the town.

Malvern Observer feature here

 

Malvern gets its first public emergency defibrillator

It has been installed outside the front of Malvern Fire Station and is available for anyone to use in an emergency situation.

More here

 

Dave Adey owes his life to a stranger after cardiac arrest drama

A FATHER who suffered a cardiac arrest while out running says a 'guardian angel' saved his life. Details here

 

Sarah's Story - "How I saved my Dad's life"

"It was just an ordinary lesson. I wasn’t even really paying much attention. Until Miss Mottershead, our head of Year 9, said to us, this is important, you all need to listen because one day this could really matter."

 

When Sarah’s father collapsed at home, she carried out CPR to save his life. Sarah had learnt CPR skills at school just two weeks before.

 

We think everyone should learn the skills to save a life.

 

Find out how you can help us create a nation of lifesavers by learning CPR

 

Video courtesy British Heart Foundation