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 »
Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2016
Thanks to the efforts of local councillors and the community, a public access defibrillator was recently fitted to the outside of Thurnby Lodge Youth and Community Centre, Leicester for local people to use if called upon in case of an emergency.
To break... Read More »
Leicester Mercury Sports Ceremony - Community Winner for his voluntary work with JHMT, educating and training about SADS and CPR, particular the sports clubs around Leicestershire with Alan White
Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2016
Many Congratulations' to Alan Harrison White for his outstanding efforts and driving the Joe's Mini Heartstart for Sports programme to ensure Leicester sporting clubs and groups are better prepared and ready to tackle SADS,. On this occasion recognised... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2015
Students at Long Field Academy, in Melton, are amongst the latest to benefit from life-saving training. Experts from the Leicestershire Heartsafe Schools Programme provided the training to the year 10 pupils, aimed at raising awareness of cardiac arrest... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2015
The campaign – which is urging people to #beHeartsafe – marks the third annual SADS Awareness Week, which takes place from 3-10 October.
And a major conference on SADS, with delegates including doctors and sports professionals, takes place... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Feb 2015
Hundreds of students at a Harborough school are being taught how to use a defibrillator and vital CPR skills in a rolling programme which will hopefully create a generation of young life-savers.
Pupils at Robert Smyth Academy are being trained as part... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Oct 2014
LEICESTERSHIRE'S biggest sports clubs are uniting to back SADS Awareness Week 2014.
The week, which is organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), runs from 4-11 October and aims to raise awareness of potentially fatal, undiagnosed... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Jun 2014
'Congratulations' from everyone at JHMT to both Leics' athletes Eden Francis and Laura Samuels on their well deserved selection to represent Team England ( athletics squad) at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014.
Despite having dedicated so much time... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Mar 2014
Posted: Fri, 28 Feb 2014
EVERY secondary school student in Leicester and Leicestershire is to be offered emergency life support training thanks to a unique collaboration between local and national charities and the public sector.
The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust and East Midlands... Read More »