News - May, 2016

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May, 2016

Nick Gets Ready to Run for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Nick Gets Ready to Run for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Wed, 05 Apr 2017

Nick White, from Loughborough, has already raised £1,900 in sponsorship ahead of the event, on April 23 – so now all that's left to do is run it!

It will be the first time that Nick, 45, has ever run a marathon.

"I chose the Joe Humphries Trust... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

Martin Johnson CBE Opens SADS Conference 2017 - Putting Sudden  Heart Deaths in Young People Firmly on the Agenda

Martin Johnson CBE Opens SADS Conference 2017 - Putting Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People Firmly on the Agenda

Posted: Fri, 03 Mar 2017

Martin welcomed delegates working in sports, hospitals and the wider community as they attended the fourth SADS Awareness Conference, held at the King Power Stadium in Leicester on 2 March.

The conference attracted expert speakers from across the country.... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Quorn Juniors Football Club Get 'Hands On' to Learn CPR - Thanks to the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Quorn Juniors Football Club Get 'Hands On' to Learn CPR - Thanks to the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Thu, 02 Mar 2017

A group of 15 coaches and staff from Quorn Juniors Football Club has become the latest to learn vital life-saving skills courtesy of local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The club has recently had a new community-access public defibrillator... Read More »

Tags: CPR

Five Inspiring Young People are Latest in Line for Awards

Five Inspiring Young People are Latest in Line for Awards

Posted: Fri, 17 Feb 2017

Inspire is run by the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), a local charity which works to raise awareness and reduce the incidence of sudden heart deaths.

It was set up following the death of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries, who died of sudden arrhythmic... Read More »

Tags: Inspire

SADS Awareness Conference 2017 Will Again Put Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People Firmly on the Agenda for Doctors & Nurses

SADS Awareness Conference 2017 Will Again Put Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People Firmly on the Agenda for Doctors & Nurses

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2017

These are the sorts of questions that will be addressed at this year's SADS awareness conference, organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) in conjunction with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

It takes place on... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

DMU students put in a 'champion effort' at charity football fest to tackle SADS

DMU students put in a 'champion effort' at charity football fest to tackle SADS

Posted: Fri, 03 Feb 2017

'A HUGE THANKS to all members of the De Montfort Mens and Womens football teams for being such 'GREAT SPORTS' at this year's annual DMU mens and womens football tournament to help Joe's Trust with its goal to raise awareness of #SADS and reduce the incidence... Read More »

Tags: Events

Leicestershire County Cricket Club are Proud to be Launching Heart Awareness in Cricket (HAC)

Leicestershire County Cricket Club are Proud to be Launching Heart Awareness in Cricket (HAC)

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017

Following on from the successful CPR raise awareness day during a Specsavers County Championship match against Sussex in 2016, Leicestershire CCC have teamed up with the Heartwize charity and the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to raise awareness... Read More »

Tags: Events

Here's Wishing You a Health, Prosperous & Happy New Year 2017

Here's Wishing You a Health, Prosperous & Happy New Year 2017

Posted: Tue, 03 Jan 2017

Thank You for helping JHMT make a difference in 2016. 2017 will be the 5th anniversary of the birth of Joe's Trust. Joe would have been truly amazed at what has been achieved in his name, and although so cruelly denied the right to experience life to... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Robert Smyth Students Help Promote Vital Work of Local Charity

Robert Smyth Students Help Promote Vital Work of Local Charity

Posted: Mon, 19 Dec 2016

Sixth-formers at the Robert Smyth Academy, in Market Harborough, have been creating promotional campaigns for The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) as part of their coursework for AS-level media.

It's an annual media project that brings together the... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Nominate a young person of the year

Nominate a young person of the year

Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2016

People in Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to vote for inspiring young people as part of this year's Lord-Lieutenant's Award.

Each year, the Lord-Lieutenant celebrates the achievements of young people across the city and county.

The award scheme... Read More »

Tags: Events

Karate Champions Dedicate Their Wins to Joe

Karate Champions Dedicate Their Wins to Joe

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016

Ahmad Saleh, Yusuf Saleh and Subayre Shire from the CKI school of martial arts, in Leicester, travelled to Portugal last month to compete in the WKC karate, kickboxing and martial arts championships.

They came back with an impressive haul of medals between... Read More »

Tags: Events

Medical Lead from Local Heart Charity Takes Part in Prestigious Conference

Medical Lead from Local Heart Charity Takes Part in Prestigious Conference

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016

A LOCAL heart charity's medical lead took part in a prestigious conference this week.

Dr Ffion Davies, who is one of the medical leads for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), is also a consultant in A&E at Leicester Royal Infirmary. She spoke... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

Full House for Local Charity's Lecture on Cardiac Awareness

Full House for Local Charity's Lecture on Cardiac Awareness

Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2016

The lecture was part of the University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL)'s monthly Marvellous Medicine series, and took place last night (5th Oct) at Leicester General Hospital.

It was organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) as part... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Ahmad is 50th Young Person to Get an Inspire Award

Ahmad is 50th Young Person to Get an Inspire Award

Posted: Fri, 07 Oct 2016

Ahmad Saleh, a member of the CKI martial arts club, has been granted a £300 Inspire Award to help him fulfill his ambition to represent Team England at the World Karate Championships in Portugal this month (Oct).

Inspire Awards are handed out to... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Don’t Go Breaking Your Heart – SADS Awareness Week

Don’t Go Breaking Your Heart – SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2016

SADS Awareness Week will take place from 1-8 October 2016.

SADS stands for Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, a deadly and often hidden heart condition. In Britain, 12 young people aged 12-35 years old die each week from undiagnosed heart problems like... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS, SADS Awareness Week

Full house for local charity’s lecture on cardiac awareness

Full house for local charity’s lecture on cardiac awareness

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2016

The lecture was part of the University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL)'s monthly Marvellous Medicine series, and took place last night (5th Oct) at Leicester General Hospital.

It was organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) as part... Read More »

Tags: SADS

JHMT Inspire Awards for Six Young People with Entrepreneurial Flair

JHMT Inspire Awards for Six Young People with Entrepreneurial Flair

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2016

JHMT Inspire Awards for six young people with entrepreneurial flair

SIX young people with entrepreneurial skills have all received awards from a local grants scheme.

Sagar Haria, Gregor Sinclair and Kimiri Singh are all benefitting from Inspire Awards,... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Three Free Lectures will Mark this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Three Free Lectures will Mark this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2016

A LOCAL charity will hold three free lectures later this year to help promote understanding of sudden heart deaths.

The lectures, which have just been announced, will take place in Leicester and Loughborough during SADS Week (1-8 October 2016), a key awareness-raising... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events, CPR

A Huge Thank You - Rothley Park Cricket Club 'Party in the Park' in aid of JHMT

A Huge Thank You - Rothley Park Cricket Club 'Party in the Park' in aid of JHMT

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016

A HUGE THANK YOU!

At Party in the Park you raised £1465 by coming along and having a great time. As a result you are helping us to:

  • train, in partnership with Heartwize RTP, thousands (15,000 to date ) of school children, the vital life skills of... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

Heartwize Cricket Cardiac Arrest Awareness Day a Big Success

Heartwize Cricket Cardiac Arrest Awareness Day a Big Success

Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2016

HEARTWIZE Cricket day - getting to the HEART of the matter - saving lives and demonstrates that by learning a few simple skills - everyone can be a lifesaver

'Thanks' to Leicestershire County Cricket Club for hosting the HEARTWIZE Cricket Day during the... Read More »

Tags: CPR

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