News - August, 2015

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Medical Practitioners can Help Tackle Sudden Death in Young People at SADS Conference 2015

Medical Practitioners can Help Tackle Sudden Death in Young People at SADS Conference 2015

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2015

The third annual SADS Awareness Conference is being organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) in conjunction with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

Online booking is now open for the conference, which will take place... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leicestershire Youngster Organises Concert in Support of Local Charity

Leicestershire Youngster Organises Concert in Support of Local Charity

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2015

Sixteen-year old pianist Christian Smaditch, from Leicester Forest East, will host a musical evening at Leicester Cathedral on Saturday 3 October in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The evening will take place as Leicester prepares to welcome... Read More »

Tags: Events

Former Leicestershire batsman and senior coach Tim Boon backs JHMT call for all ‪sports coaches‬ to have key skills to deal with ‪#SADS

Former Leicestershire batsman and senior coach Tim Boon backs JHMT call for all ‪sports coaches‬ to have key skills to deal with ‪#SADS

Posted: Tue, 18 Aug 2015

Former Leicestershire batsman and senior coach Tim Boon backs JHMT call for all ‪sports coaches‬ to have key skills to deal with ‪#SADS

Tim Boon, the former Leicestershire batsman and senior coach, is supporting a conference to raise awareness of... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Trio of Aspiring Artists to get a Little Help from Inspire

Trio of Aspiring Artists to get a Little Help from Inspire

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2015

Abby Smith, Mason Allsopp (corr) and Lewis Buttery have all been given Inspire Awards.

Inspire is a small grants scheme organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT). Inspire Awards are designed to help young people reach their goals... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Inspiring Young People Share their Stories at Fundraising Dinner

Inspiring Young People Share their Stories at Fundraising Dinner

Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2015

The Inspire Awards dinner, funded and hosted by law firm, Gateley Plc, took place at Leicester Tigers on 24 June, in aid of charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

JHMT runs the Inspire Awards, a small grants scheme for young people that provides... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Families Join Jog to Remember Joe

Families Join Jog to Remember Joe

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2015

Joe's Jog, a one-mile run organised by the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) and LOROS, attracted 92 runners completing the course in support of the charity. It took place on Tuesday (16 June) just before the Mattoli Woods Rothley 10k running event,... Read More »

Tags: Rothley 10k

Teen Website Highlights Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People

Teen Website Highlights Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2015

The Health for Teens website, launched by LPT in March this year, has introduced a page called ‘nine things you need to know about how to save a life’.

The page contains facts about sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) – an all-too-often hidden killer... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Teachers Urged to Join SADS Conference 2015

Teachers Urged to Join SADS Conference 2015

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2015

The third annual SADS Awareness Conference is being organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) in conjunction with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

It takes place on Friday 2nd October at Leicester City Football... Read More »

Tags: SADS

A Very Special Mile for Joe

A Very Special Mile for Joe

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2015

Joe's Jog, now in its second year, will take place before the Mattoli Woods Rothley 10k running event, which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 16 June.

The event will raise funds for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), which was... Read More »

Tags: Events

Gateley’s run the Gauntlet in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Gateley’s run the Gauntlet in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2015

LOCAL law firm Gateley's is preparing to run the Gauntlet tomorrow in its fund-raising efforts for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The firm, which supports the JHMT as its chosen charity, will be among around 40 local businesses submitting a team... Read More »

Tags: Events, Gateley

Young Nathan Hardy on 'Route' to Expedition Adventure

Young Nathan Hardy on 'Route' to Expedition Adventure

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015

Nathan is 15 years old and is an Explorer Scout & Young Leader at the Rothley Beaver Colony. He's recently been given the opportunity to undertake an expedition to Iceland In August 2015. This once in a lifetime adventure will enable him to further... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Century Cycle Challenge Cyclists go the Distance to Make a Difference

Century Cycle Challenge Cyclists go the Distance to Make a Difference

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2015

Waiting for the 300+ riders at the 3rd feed station ( The Black Horse, Castle Rising - 84 miles out) was members of the JHMT events team including Val and Angie, who along with the staff from the Black Horse, helped serve a never ending supply of coffee,... Read More »

Tags: Events

Young Achievers Scoop Awards

Young Achievers Scoop Awards

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2015

The Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire Jennifer, Lady Gretton once again hosted the prestigious, young people awards 2015 held on Thursday 23rd April at County Hall in Glenfield. This was the 9th year that these awards have been held.

This year's awards... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Climbing prodigy gets a leg-up from Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Climbing prodigy gets a leg-up from Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2015

Fourteen-year-old Alex Norton, from Anstey Heights, Leicester, has been given a £400 grant to put towards racking up even more amazing climbing achievements.

The money is from the Inspire Awards, a small grants scheme run by the JHMT that helps young... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Multi-Skilled Sports Star, Ryan Dickin Sets his Sight on Rio Goal with a Little Help from JHMT

Multi-Skilled Sports Star, Ryan Dickin Sets his Sight on Rio Goal with a Little Help from JHMT

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2015

Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby player Ryan Dickin is among the young people being supported by the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust’s Inspire Awards scheme.

Launched in June 2014 at Welford Road stadium, the Inspire Awards offer small grants and/or specialist... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Runners Limbering up for Marathon Effort in Aid of Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Runners Limbering up for Marathon Effort in Aid of Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2015

It's a particularly big achievement for 39-year-old Liz, from Syston, because she had to pull out of last year's race due to injury.

Liz said: "I was lucky enough to win a ballot place in the London Marathon in 2014 and decided to use the place as an opportunity... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

Charities Welcome Budget Announcement of Extra Money to Buy Public Access Defibrillators

Charities Welcome Budget Announcement of Extra Money to Buy Public Access Defibrillators

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2015

Two charities, the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) and the Leicestershire Heartsafe Programme have welcomed this announcement, as survival rates after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the UK are far below those achieved elsewhere in Europe and in... Read More »

Tags: CPR

Health & Social Care Students from Groby CC Get 'Hands On' CPR Training

Health & Social Care Students from Groby CC Get 'Hands On' CPR Training

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2015

Two groups of students from Groby Community College studying Health & Social Care were invited to attend CPR training delivered by Alan Harrison White from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust. Alan delivered two hour sessions with the students and the... Read More »

Tags: CPR

Eduarda Ponticelli @LoughTownSwim ready to go the extra lengths to fufil her swimming ambitions with support from a JHMT #Inspire Award:

Eduarda Ponticelli @LoughTownSwim ready to go the extra lengths to fufil her swimming ambitions with support from a JHMT #Inspire Award:

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2015

Eduarda has been swimming since the age of 5 years old and her own words: 'swimming is my life, it's my passion and I want to be a professional swimmer when I grow up and represent England.'

For someone so young, there is no doubting the immense drive... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

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