Play Sport, PLAY HEART SAFE : study provides further evidence as to the importance of creating a heart safe sporting & community environment at all levels
Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019
Decline in sports-related sudden cardiac death linked with rise in bystander resuscitation - ( Paris/France) – reports a study presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019
STUDENTS from Moat Community College talked about why being heartsafe is so important to them as they unveiled a new public access defibrillator. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019
A HEALTHCARE assistant whose teenage friend died from a heart condition has honoured his memory by getting a defibrillator installed at her local cricket club. Read More »
Bradgate Park Trust join forces with JHMT to create a ‘Heart Safe’ Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood for ALL
Posted: Sun, 19 May 2019
The Charity that cares for Leicestershire's favourite attraction is working to become Heart Safe, with the installation of publicly accessible defibrillators across the Estate. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019
The new defib – which is situated next to the main entrance of Leicester Rowing Club, on Upperton Road – is available for use 24/7, whenever it is needed.
It has been funded by the rowing club along with donations from running club the West... Read More »
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 »
Posted: Fri, 20 Apr 2018
Croft Juniors FC, which has 200 members aged from four to 15, has installed an automated external defibrillator (AED) on the wall of its pavilion at the Winston Avenue sports ground, in Croft.
The defibrillator was funded by donations from local businesses... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Rothley Park Cricket Club, one of the leading advocates of the Leicestershire Heart Awareness in Cricket programme, invited specialist volunteers from local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to come and deliver the training to players and... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 02 Jul 2017
The JHMT, a local charity, works closely with sports organisations, including LCCC, to train students and sportspeople in CPR and defibrillator skills. A cardiac awareness day was held at the club in September 2016 for staff, players and the public, and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Jun 2017
Joe Humphries was 14 years old when he collapsed whilst jogging within 2 minutes of his home. The tragedy of losing a fit, healthy, vibrant and fun loving son and brother was made all the harder to bear when the very next day the family found that 12... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 30 Apr 2017
The move, which will make the heart of campus a safer place for students, staff and the public alike, is thanks to DSU's unique partnership with the Trust, set up after the death of 14-year-old Joe from sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) in 2012.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2016
GOLF COURSE users are set to benefit from a new defibrillator – and life-saving training so that they know how to use it.
Players at Humberstone Heights Golf Course have recently had a new defibrillator installed, for use by the local community.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 May 2016
The congregation at the church, in Cross Street, was assisted by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) in getting the defibrillator in place.
David Cawthorn, a senior member of the congregation at the church, said: "We know that defibrillators... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 May 2016
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2016
A heart defibrillator has been fitted to the outside of Thurnby Lodge Youth and Community Centre, for local people to use.
The centre has many elderly residents and is near a park, football clubs, schools and a shopping precinct. It is the first defibrillator... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2016
This memorable day of football with a record 43 teams turning out in force on a bitter cold January would not have been possible without the sterling efforts and enthusiasm of Abigail Battisto, chair of the women's football team and support from colleagues.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2016
The De Montfort University women's and men's football teams are holding their annual event at Goals football centre – and this year, it will be in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).
JHMT is a local charity which works to raise awareness... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2015
'In a perfect world, imagine if there was a defibrillator at every sporting venue in the country'
There is no doubt that England and Australia's sporting rivalry is amongst the longest, hardest-fought and most engrossing in the world. But despite our differences,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Feb 2015
A LIFE-SAVING community defibrillator has been installed in the village of Quorn.
The defibrillator – in a former public telephone box in Station Road – has been fitted thanks to the efforts of Quorn Parish Council, Charnwood Borough Council,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 06 Dec 2014
The defibrillator, which will be available for the local community to use in emergencies, will be unveiled by AFC Andrews, which plays at Aylestone Recreation Ground, on Saffron Lane.
The club has raised funds for a new defibrillator and a special secure... Read More »