Additional Life Saving Equipment Available In St Helier The Jersey Heart Support Group ( JHSG ) have, for some time now, been making life saving equipment, in the form of heart starting machines, better known as AEDs or defibrillators, much more readily available around the island. The most recent additions, to those that are already available within St Helier, have been presented to St Andrews church, which is inside of the park at First Tower, St Thomas’ church in New Street, Liberty bus station and Police HQ on Route du Fort. All of these have been placed inside specially [...]
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Wet Wheels The Wet Wheels charity Operations Director Dina Cook seen receiving a mobile defibrillator from Teresa Rolland of the JHSG a committee member. The Skipper Richard Hollick who operates the vessel on most trips for disabled passengers. Another worthy charity doing a marvellous job in the Island.
Jersey Mencap Jersey Mencap manager Alex Wiles was proudly presented with a friendly defibrillator by deputy chairman Mike Wright of the JHSG. This device will be carried around to site locations where the group are working, such as this wooded pond area in St Martin.
Liberation Bus Station Defibrillator Liberation Bus Station Defibrillator in position prior to the official handover by Appleby who fully funded the whole operation including CPR training for the Liberty Bus management team including Appleby staff members. Affordable Electrics carried out the installation as captured here.
St Bernadette Church Hall St Bernadette Church Hall, Don Farm - Hannah Roberts, States Physiotherapist and Arron of Affordable Electrics who installed the cabinet free of any charges.
British Heart Foundation, Jersey Branch BHF Jersey Branch shared a King Street location with the JHSG to promote heart health matters. Also on this day, September 19 is Aortic Awareness day which is a rare condition which affects a small number of people, who are often unaware of it has struck the person.
St Catherine Groups Come Up With Potential Life-Saver SPORTS clubs and other organisations who use the area around St Catherine's Breakwater have raised money to have a defibrillator installed outside the café there. Groups who use the facilities in the area decided to raise about £2,000 to buy the potentially life-saving machine and cabinet, which would be accessible to the public.The organisations which contributed towards the purchase were St Catherine's Sailing Club, Jersey Canoe Club, Jersey Long-Distance Swimming Club, Jersey Seafaris, Island Rib Voyages, Lions Club of Jersey, Turbot Farm, the Breakwater Café, Querée Optometrists and Jersey Triathlon Club. The [...]
Victoria College Victoria College Headmaster Allun Watkins receives a Defibrillator from JHSG member Richard Collinson. It will be located in an outdoor cabinet at the VC Cricket Pavilion, which will be accessible for public use and provided by VC. Far right is Lee Vallois VC Health and Safety manager.