News - March, 2013

News

March, 2013

MP in tribute to SADS victim Joe

MP in tribute to SADS victim Joe

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2013

An MP has paid tribute to a teenager who died while out jogging at a parliamentary debate on sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS).

Monday's debate was prompted by the Oliver King Foundation, set up in memory of a 12-year-old from Liverpool, who died... Read More »

Tags: MP, SADS

School's Not Out!

School's Not Out!

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2013

Our ordinary Joe makes extraordinary history at his college, being the only student having a page dedicated to him. De Lisle College's media team have set up a page where news of school related trust developments are collected.

De Lisle College –... Read More »

Tags: De Lisle

Martin Johnson makes acting debut to help save lives

Martin Johnson makes acting debut to help save lives

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2013

Former England and Leicester Tigers rugby captain, Martin Johnson, has made his on-screen acting debut in a film made to encourage young people to learn life-saving resuscitation skills.

More on ITV.com

Tags: CPR, Martin Johnson, Video

Every child who knows CPR can be a lifesaver

Every child who knows CPR can be a lifesaver

Posted: Sat, 16 Mar 2013

"We feel every child should be taught CPR so they have the potential to save a life. If someone collapses you may only have three minutes to save them, which means friends will need to know what to do.

"We think CPR should be on the curriculum."

Read more... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Joe’s Extraordinary Legacy

Joe’s Extraordinary Legacy

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2013

The launch of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust took place at the school attended by Joe, De Lisle Catholic Science College in Loughborough, on Friday March 8th and featured a whole host of local VIPs and stars of Leicestershire sport, including England... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Martin Johnson launches Trust - ITV News

Martin Johnson launches Trust - ITV News

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2013

Martin Johnson CBE, the world cup winning England rugby captain, is launching The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust. Joe was out jogging when he collapsed without symptoms in Rothely, Leicestershire. He had fallen victim to SADS – Sudden Arrhythmic Death... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Mixed emotions' as memorial trust is launched

Mixed emotions' as memorial trust is launched

Posted: Sat, 09 Mar 2013

The father of a boy who collapsed and died while out jogging said the launch of a trust in his son's name was the "first sign of light" since his death.

14-year-old Joe Humphries was the victim of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) – the adult... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Sports stars back trust for Joe Humphries - BBC

Sports stars back trust for Joe Humphries - BBC

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2013

"Sport is good for you. But sport can exacerbate any underlying cardiac issues. You're not given any warning.

"We've had a look at how that needs to be addressed to reduce the likelihood of it happening to others."

Family friend and former England captain... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Friends of jogging tragedy teenager Joe Humphries make video for charity launch

Friends of jogging tragedy teenager Joe Humphries make video for charity launch

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2013

The friends of a teenager who collapsed and died while out jogging have created a touching video about the "gentle giant."

Joe Humphries was fit and healthy when he collapsed minutes from his home in Rothley in October.

Friends of Joe Humphries, who... Read More »

Tags: SADS

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