Weʼve raised £1,500 to To purchase a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) to be located on the external wall accessible to the community in the event of an emergency.
- Cambourne, Cambridgeshire
- Funded on Friday, 13th October 2017
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A team of staff at Monkfield Medical Practice are helping to raise money for equipment that will benefit the Community.
Led by Dr Cowee, a Partner at the Practice, her, staff members and their families will be entering a number of 3K, 5K and 10K races over the next 12 months. Patients are welcome to join the practice too!
The Practice aim is to raise money to purchase a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) to be located on the external wall of the Library/Health Centre building, accessible to the community in the event of an emergency. A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest that anyone can use.
The Practice is hopeful that with your support and generosity if there is any additional funding that it can start to save to purchase of Blood Pressure monitoring machine for the waiting area within the Practice.
This will support patients to take an interest in their health, save time and help identify problems to be addressed.
- 1 year ago
Hannah Crisford1 year ago
The first of our runs was completed on 24th September, When the Practice took part in both a 3K and 10K run in Bourn and we started our fund raising journey by raising £160.
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Oct 5, 2017
Happy to support on behalf of my family as new members of the community at Upper Cambounre. Great Idea!
Sep 8, 2017
Sep 4, 2017
I was once told that, for each minute after a cardiac arrest you lose 10% of your chance of survival until you are attached to a defibrillator.You are helping to save lives. Thank you.
Aug 29, 2017
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Aug 24, 2017
Great idea - would you believe, I myself had wondered about doing something similar! My wife has some minor heart problems, and it could be a life-saver for her...
Aug 23, 2017
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