News - October, 2021

News

October, 2021

SADS Week 2021 – SADS in Sport Talk – to Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) students - Loughborough College

SADS Week 2021 – SADS in Sport Talk – to Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) students - Loughborough College

Posted: Sat, 09 Oct 2021

Forewarned is Forearmed: Harshil Dhutia, Consultant Cardiologist, Glenfield Hospital UHL, Medical lead for JHMT delivered the annual SADS in Sport Talk to young students on the Sport England, Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS)/Dual Career programme at Loughborough College.

The talk focused on the underlying heart conditions like SADS that can effect athletes and those who participate in high level and regular sport and physical activities in the community.
This was then followed by a practical 'HANDS ON' CPR and how to use an AED session for the TASS students with JHMT's Alan White. Read More »

Tags: AEDs, CPR, Community Sport, PLAY HEART-SAFE, Play Sport, SADS WEEK 21, Skills for life

Cricket Club becomes heartsafe with the help of JHMT

Cricket Club becomes heartsafe with the help of JHMT

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021

A COMMUNITY cricket club has installed a new defibrillator with the support of JHMT.

Leicester Ivanhoe Cricket Club, together with Leicester Forest East Tennis Club and the Old Newtonians Rugby Club, has funded the new public access defibrillator ( PAD). The PAD is sited so it's easily accessible to all three neighbouring sports clubs on their adjacent Hinckley Road sites. Read More »

Tags: #SADSWEEK21, 12AWeek #YSCD, AED, CPR, Community Sport, Heart safe sports, Simple skills Save Lives, safer communities

Local sports clubs and heart charity unite to help create a heartsafe environment

Local sports clubs and heart charity unite to help create a heartsafe environment

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021

Ashby Road Sports Club, one of the county major sporting venues which provides facilities for a range of multi-sports now boasts a public access defibrillator (PAD) for use during cardiac emergencies. Read More »

Tags: #SADSWEEK21, 12AWeek #YSCD, AED, CPR, Community Sport, Heart safe sports, Simple skills Save Lives, safer communities

New Defibrillator Creates Safer Environment For All

New Defibrillator Creates Safer Environment For All

Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021

A new defibrillator has been installed alongside the New Parks Cruyff Court and young people will be educated how to use it thanks to Leicester City in the Community and their partners in the region.

- A new defibrillator has been installed next to the New Parks Cruyff Court thanks to The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust
- Leicester City's in the Community will work with The Trust to ensure participants know how to use the life-saving item
- Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome week takes place from Monday 4 October, with JHMT raising awareness of the need for CPR training Read More »

Tags: #SADSWEEK21, 12AWeek, AEDs, CPR, Defibrillator, PLAY HEARTSAFE, Play Sport, safer communities

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