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£370raised of £365 target by 10 supporters

    Weʼve raised £370 to help the Rochford Community First Responders raise funds to purchase 5 CPR manakins to allow us to teach CPR in the community to save lives

    Funded on Saturday, 29th September 2018

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    In a cardiac arrest, a person’s heart goes into a life threatening rhythm and stops pumping blood around their body and to their brain. It causes the person to fall unconscious and stop breathing (or stop breathing normally).

    In the UK there are over 30,000 cardiac arrests a year outside of hospital – in homes and communities – where the emergency medical services attempt resuscitation. However, less than one in ten victims of cardiac arrest survive to be discharged from hospital.

    Survival rates in the UK lag behind those in other developed countries and areas such as Norway, where the survival rate is 25%, North Holland where the survival rate is 21%, and Seattle in the US where the survival rate is 20%.7 Although these figures have to be interpreted carefully, as there are differences in the way they are presented, there is consensus that we can – and must - improve survival rates in the UK.

    In some cases, CPR can double the chances of survival from out of hospital cardiac arrest. It is therefore vital that anyone that witnesses a cardiac arrest, or finds a victim, has the skills, ability and confidence to step in and help.

    We aim to start training members of our own community to be able to reconise a cardiac arrest and start life saving CPR

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    Page last updated on: 8/15/2018 10:24 AM

    Supporters

    10

    • Stuart Leslie

      Stuart Leslie

      Aug 14, 2018

      Good luck Simon. Great cause. My company Safe Fire Protection Ltd would like to donate this for you.

      £200.00

    • Carol Thompsett

      Carol Thompsett

      Aug 14, 2018

      Wishing you every success, such an important thing everyone should know.

      £5.00

    • Joanne Mcpherson

      Joanne Mcpherson

      Aug 14, 2018

      Well done Simon, brilliant idea x

    • Carol Thompsett

      Carol Thompsett

      Aug 14, 2018

      Wishing you every success with this, so important for everyone to know.

      £5.00

    • Colinstrees

      Colinstrees

      Jul 28, 2018

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 28, 2018

      £30.00

    • Susan Catton

      Susan Catton

      Jul 28, 2018

      Brilliant idea. We never know when we'll need it

      £10.00

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