Carnew presented with Heartsafe Community Award

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in News Updates |

Bridget Sinnott from the Irish Heart Foundation was in Carnew on Tuesday July 29th to present Carnew First Responders with a Heartsafe Community Award. This award is in recognition of the steps that Carnew have taken to become a heartsafe community. Carnew First Responders have strengthened the chain of survival in their community by training representatives from local organisations in C.P.R and the use of defibrillators. Over the last nine year Carnew First Responders have assisted the ambulance service in one hundred and sixteen callouts.   Carnew First Responders Back Row l-r: Helen Edwards, Joe Bollard, Mary Donohoe, Gavin Nolan. Front Row l-r: Susanne O’ Sullivan, Breda O’ Sullivan, Bridget Sinnott (Irish Heart Foundation), Patricia McEvoy, Sarah Osborne. Bridget Sinnott from the Irish Heart Foundation presenting the Heartsafe Community Award to Patricia McEvoy, member of the Carnew First...

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2014 New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in News Updates | 0 comments

Respond 2014 have 5  New Year’s Resolutions Respond 2014 have 5 New Year’s Resolutions for 2014 which we think will improve the outcomes for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Ireland.   To ensure as many people as possible are trained in CPR and AED use. Wherever there is an AED, there should be someone who knows how to use it Every child should finish school knowing how to perform CPR and use an AED. To link everyone equipped and trained to manage cardiac arrest with each other and with the National Ambulance Service. To improve survival from Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Let’s say 10% by end of...

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