News - October, 2014

News

October, 2014

Leicester Marathon - Team Joe

Leicester Marathon - Team Joe

Posted: Mon, 27 Oct 2014

Many congratulations' to all members of 'Team Joe' who took part in this year's Leicester Marathon races this morning including the half marathon and Ted Toft mile respectively.

A Great effort all round as this gallant team of 'brave hearts' joined the... Read More »

Tags: Events

Cardiac Nurses Make Marathon Effort for Joe's Trust

Cardiac Nurses Make Marathon Effort for Joe's Trust

Posted: Wed, 22 Oct 2014

SIX cardiac nurses are limbering up to run a half-marathon for a local heart charity.

Becky Bausor, Mandy Cooper, Erin Ford, Bridget Longland, Leanne Hill and Louise Bowie are all running the Leicester half-marathon on 26 October in aid of the Joe Humphries... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Bond Night & Balloon Launch

Bond Night & Balloon Launch

Posted: Tue, 21 Oct 2014

The stars ( all Joe's friends for those x 85 who managed to secure a ticket! ) turned out in force to walk the red carpet to mark the 2nd anniversary of Joe's tragic loss in October 2012. Joe wanted to see Skyfall but never got the chance, Thanks to the... Read More »

Tags: SADS

RAG Cash Helps School to Buy Defibrillator

RAG Cash Helps School to Buy Defibrillator

Posted: Tue, 21 Oct 2014

The money was handed to Mountfields Lodge School, in Epinal Way, Loughborough, which has been working with the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust to try and install an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) in the school reception area.

LOUGHBOROUGH Students'... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator

Conference held in Leicester to Raise Awareness of Heart Deaths in Young People

Conference held in Leicester to Raise Awareness of Heart Deaths in Young People

Posted: Fri, 17 Oct 2014

A conference was held on Tuesday at the Leicester Tigers Rugby Ground to raise awareness of heart deaths in young people. On average 12 young people die each week in Britain suddenly because of SADS (sudden arrhythmic death syndrome).

The conference was... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Breaking the Silence on #SADS

Breaking the Silence on #SADS

Posted: Thu, 16 Oct 2014

#SADS Q&A with JHMT's SADS expert Dr Ffion Davies, Consultant in Emergency Medicine (A&E), University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Why does SADs particularly affect 12-35 year olds?


Most SADS cases have a genetic origin, and although babies... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leicester City, Tigers and Riders Fans Learn How to Save Lives

Leicester City, Tigers and Riders Fans Learn How to Save Lives

Posted: Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Leicester City ambassador Alan "The Birch" Birchenall and consultant cardiologist at Glenfield Hospital, Dr Doug Skehan organised demonstrations of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) last week.

They urged fans at the King Power and Welford Road stadiums... Read More »

Tags: SADS

De Lisle students’ photography competition launched to back SADS Awareness Week

De Lisle students’ photography competition launched to back SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Fri, 10 Oct 2014

De Lisle students' photography competition launched to back SADS Awareness Week

BUDDING photographers at a county school are remembering their friend Joe Humphries by taking part in a competition launched in his memory.

De Lisle College, in Loughborough,... Read More »

Tags: Photography

Alan takes lifesaving message to more than 10,000 people in the war against SADS – all for the love of Joe

Alan takes lifesaving message to more than 10,000 people in the war against SADS – all for the love of Joe

Posted: Tue, 07 Oct 2014

Alan Harrison-White, who volunteers for local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), has travelled to all corners of the city and county to visit schools and sports clubs with a vital life-saving message.

Young people, sports coaches, parents... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Together, let's break the silence on SADS

Together, let's break the silence on SADS

Posted: Sat, 04 Oct 2014

In our patron Martin Johnson's words 'If you don't have the information you can't make a choice. That's the minimum a parent deserves to try and keep their loved ones safe as can be. Something we were so cruelly denied because of the silence around #SADS... Read More »

Tags: Events, Martin Johnson, SADS

Sporting clubs unite to break the silence on SADS

Sporting clubs unite to break the silence on SADS

Posted: Fri, 03 Oct 2014

LEICESTERSHIRE'S biggest sports clubs are uniting to back SADS Awareness Week 2014.

The week, which is organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), runs from 4-11 October and aims to raise awareness of potentially fatal, undiagnosed... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Events, Heartsafe, Martin Johnson, SADS

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