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Cricket Club Becomes Heartsafe with the Help of JHMT

Cricket Club Becomes Heartsafe with the Help of JHMT

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019

Countesthorpe Cricket Club has funded the new defibrillator thanks to donations from the Leicestershire Cricket Association, Pirelli and Countesthorpe Parish Council – and has also put its own club funds towards the project.

The external cabinet... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Events

A HUGE THANKS to DMUFC students & friends for being such ‘GREAT SPORTS’ at annual football tournament, in aid of JHMT

A HUGE THANKS to DMUFC students & friends for being such ‘GREAT SPORTS’ at annual football tournament, in aid of JHMT

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019

Once again congratulations to the Team DMU organizing committee led by James Dillon who have worked so hard to make the event possible.

HONOURS EVEN: The curtain raiser challenge between DMUFC ( Very Strong!!) Select v JHMT Select opened the tournament... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Events

Aspiring Olympic kitesurfer among those to benefit from JHMT Inspire Awards

Aspiring Olympic kitesurfer among those to benefit from JHMT Inspire Awards

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018

Inspire Awards are handed out to young people aged 13-21 from Leicester and Leicestershire to help them fulfill their ambitions in the fields of music, arts, sports, entrepreneurism and community endeavour. It's a small grants scheme set up by local charity... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards, CPR

Joe’s Trust JHMT Helps Local Scouts to Become Heartsafe

Joe’s Trust JHMT Helps Local Scouts to Become Heartsafe

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Rothley-based charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), which raises awareness of sudden heart deaths like SADS (sudden arrhythmic death syndrome), has been helping Charnwood Scouts to become heartsafe by offering specialist life-saving training... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator, SADS

Joe’s Trust (JHMT) Helps Boxing Club to Become Heart Safe

Joe’s Trust (JHMT) Helps Boxing Club to Become Heart Safe

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2018

The Waterfront Sports and Education Academy (WSEA) has recently installed a defibrillator at the front of its building, on Marjorie Street.

Through its association with the JHMT, the club was able to purchase a defib at a subsidised rate. Staff from WSEA... Read More »

Tags: Events, CPR, SADS

Three Local Sports Clubs Raise their Game to Create a Heartsafe Sporting Environment

Three Local Sports Clubs Raise their Game to Create a Heartsafe Sporting Environment

Posted: Sat, 01 Sep 2018

Kegworth Town Cricket Club, Kibworth Cricket Club and Kirby Muxloe Sports Club have all invested in defibrillators and had CPR training with the support of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT). Financial assistance has come from JHMT and the Everards... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

New Defibrillators Available for the Community

New Defibrillators Available for the Community

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018

The equipment is now available for the community to use at the Derby Road and Nanpantan sports grounds.

While the defibrillators can be used by anyone, training is also being offered thanks to the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust, a Leicestershire heart charity... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Grants to Help Charnwood Sports Buy Life-Saving Defibrillators

Grants to Help Charnwood Sports Buy Life-Saving Defibrillators

Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2018

The Council is offering up to £250 towards the equipment and is working with Leicestershire heart charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The charity, set up in memory of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries who was a victim of sudden arrhythmic... Read More »

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Highfield Rangers Joins Growing Number of Heartsafe Clubs

Highfield Rangers Joins Growing Number of Heartsafe Clubs

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018

Highfield Rangers, in Rushey Mead, has more than 200 members in a range of junior and senior football and cricket teams.

The club has teamed up with heart charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to install an automated external defibrillator (AED)... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Heartsafe

Historic City Cricket has its Finger on the Pulse when it comes to Heart Safety

Historic City Cricket has its Finger on the Pulse when it comes to Heart Safety

Posted: Thu, 24 May 2018

The Leicester Electricity Sports Cricket Club, based off Aylestone Road in New Bridge Street, has a new defibrillator attached to the outside wall of its cricket pavilion, making it available to the public, if needed, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

200 People Have Now Been Trained in Vital Life-Saving Skills

200 People Have Now Been Trained in Vital Life-Saving Skills

Posted: Wed, 18 Apr 2018

Free training in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to use a defibrillator has been offered to council staff, 'friends of' parks groups and members of the public in a drive to make Leicester's open spaces 'heart friendly'.

The training, which... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Leicester Primary School Trains Year 6's in Vital Life-Saving Skills

Leicester Primary School Trains Year 6's in Vital Life-Saving Skills

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

Woodstock Primary Academy, in Stocking Farm, has also been highlighting ways in which younger children can raise the alarm to help in the event of a cardiac emergency.

Trainer and retired cardiac nurse Alan Harrison-White recently trained 58 Woodstock... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Imps Become Heart Safe with Help from Joe's Trust

Imps Become Heart Safe with Help from Joe's Trust

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Rothley Imps Juniors FC, based at Fowke Street Recreational Park in the village, has been working closely on the project with the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

More than 170 children play football for the Rothley Imps Juniors, from under-6s to under-16s.... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

LRCL to Become Pioneers through Heartsafe League

LRCL to Become Pioneers through Heartsafe League

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018

LRCL Premier League is the first in the country to make it a league requirement for all premier clubs to sign up to the Leicestershire & Rutland Heart Awareness in Cricket (HAC) scheme.

It will ensure that all clubs have an onsite defibrillator at... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Rothley Primary School Children Learn CPR Skills with the Help of JHMT

Rothley Primary School Children Learn CPR Skills with the Help of JHMT

Posted: Mon, 22 Jan 2018

Year 6 children (aged 10-11) at Rothley C of E Primary Academy welcomed Alan Harrison-White, from heart charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), who came in to teach them more about how to react in an emergency situation.

The school has recently... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Bystander CPR Saves Lives:  Evington Resident uses CPR to Save a Life

Bystander CPR Saves Lives: Evington Resident uses CPR to Save a Life

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018

The passenger took a breath just before the emergency services arrived. Afterwards the Evington resident told me, "I need to go home and assess what has happened for myself and I know I don't want a fuss. I prefer an uneventful life, but I am glad I managed... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Local Football Clubs Join as ONE to Help Create a HEART SAFE Sporting & Community for ALL

Local Football Clubs Join as ONE to Help Create a HEART SAFE Sporting & Community for ALL

Posted: Fri, 24 Nov 2017

A NEW public-access defibrillator has been installed close to the training ground of two Leicester football clubs.

The defibrillator has been installed on a lamp-post column adjacent to the Bus Shelter on Braunstone Lane East, close to where both Leicester... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Play Sport, PLAY HEART SAFE - Local Bowls Club Joins Forces with Partners to Help Create a HEART SAFE Community for ALL

Play Sport, PLAY HEART SAFE - Local Bowls Club Joins Forces with Partners to Help Create a HEART SAFE Community for ALL

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Shepshed Bowls Club has raised the money for the vital life-saving equipment to be installed on the wall of its clubhouse, in Charnwood Road.

It has also gained funding for the project from Shepshed Lions, Shepshed Rotary Club and local charity the Joe... Read More »

Tags: CPR

De Montfort University hosts Leicestershire's 'Restart A Heart Day'

De Montfort University hosts Leicestershire's 'Restart A Heart Day'

Posted: Fri, 06 Oct 2017

More than 100 students, staff and members of the local community have been trained to save lives thanks to De Montfort Students' Union (DSU)'s unique partnership with a Leicestershire charity.

Kasabian star Chris Edwards learnt basic CPR at Wednesday's... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Balloon launch, book, talks and training sessions mark this year’s JHMT SADS Awareness Week

Balloon launch, book, talks and training sessions mark this year’s JHMT SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

SADS Awareness Week will take place from 2-6 October 2017.

The JHMT was set up after the death of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries in 2012. Joe died from SADS while out on a training jog near his home. SADS stands for sudden arrhythmic death syndrome, a... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events, CPR, Martin Johnson

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