Modern Defibrillators are Nothing to be Scared Of!

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AED As a seller of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillator) and a company who have helped and participated in many charity events to educate and present local businesses, schools and public places with their own Defibrillator, there’s one thing we’ve picked up on: the untrained public are scared of AEDs. Two things we’re actively trying to […]

The Government is Pushing Defibrillators in Schools!

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The Department for Education recently announced its intention to get life-saving defibrillators into British schools, with a new scheme to buy defibrillators at a reduced cost. This is a promising push in the right direction for schools around the country, and a government backed push is exactly what is needed to help cut down on […]

‘Healthy Heart Day’ at Grange Valley School

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At Grange Valley Primary School in Haydock on Wednesday 2nd July, Direct365 are running ‘Healthy Heart Day’! We’re presenting them with their new defibrillator, complete with adult and paediatric pads, plus providing training and Q&A throughout the day. The school have been fundraising and working hard to raise money, and also to highlight the importance […]

All Sports Centres Should Have Defibrillators

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At Direct365, we’re firm believers that life saving defibrillators should be readily available and much more accessible, wherever you are – at school, work, in public and eventually in the home. A Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can happen anywhere and around 90,000 people each year in the UK die from it. Whilst a Sudden Cardiac […]

Here’s Why We Support Millie’s Dream

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You may be unsure of exactly what Millie’s Dream is, or indeed, who Millie is. It’s our pleasure to introduce you: Millie is a 6 year old girl with Arrhythmia (a condition affecting the rhythm at which the heart beats, be it too slow, too fast or irregular) who attends school at Rupert House, and is currently […]

Defibrillators and Technology – A Powerful Combination?

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The biggest killer of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) victims is time. Time is the most critical opponent to beat in the event of one, and it’s something that is rather hard to  combat. Granted, the addition of more defibrillators in schools, offices, public places etc will put defibrillators nearer to victims and therefore reduce the […]

5 Reasons an Office Defibrillator is a Great Investment

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Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are all the rage at the moment, but it’s certainly not just a fashionable trend. People are growing more and more aware of the effects of Sudden Cardiac Arrests (SCA) and the importance of responsive, knowledgeable, first aid treatment is paramount to the survival of an SCA sufferer. You may have […]

Defibrillators for Schools

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How often do you check your first aid provisions, or know of the first aid provisions in your childs school? Do they simply have a little green box, locked in a cupboard, aside one of a few qualified first aiders? Is it kept in a room that hasn’t been opened since the new guy mistook […]