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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

Foxes legends join forces with Joe’s Trust (JHMT) to help tackle SADS

Foxes legends join forces with Joe’s Trust (JHMT) to help tackle SADS

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018

Steve and Muzzy – who run the Advanced Football Development Academy (AFDA), in Whetsone – have taken on responsibility for looking after a defibrillator previously housed in a medical room at the neighbouring Blaby Whetstone Boys Club, positioning... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Defibrillator and training for St Matthews community marks SADS Awareness Week

Defibrillator and training for St Matthews community marks SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018

A NEW multi-use games area and Cruyff court in St Matthews in Leicester has officially launched its new public-access defibrillator.

St Matthews multi-use games area is a flagship project on the city estate, which officially opened in August. Located in... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Awesome Foursome Share out £1,650 in Inspire Awards

Awesome Foursome Share out £1,650 in Inspire Awards

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018

George Larke, Dan Lewis, Kade Smith and Jessica Lapworth have each received Inspire Awards from local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to help them reach their goals in music, sport and creative arts.

The JHMT set up the scheme in memory... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Inspire Awards

Simple Skills Save Lives - That's the Message of this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Simple Skills Save Lives - That's the Message of this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018

SADS Awareness Week will take place from 1-5 October 2018. It is organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The JHMT was set up after the death of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries in 2012. Joe died from SADS while out on a training... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

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

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

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018

Joe's Jog, now in its fifth year, will take place before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 12 June.

The inclusive and family-friendly fun run gives families and children aged seven and... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

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

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018

Joe's Jog, now in its fifth year, will take place before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 12 June.

The inclusive and family-friendly fun run gives families and children aged seven and... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

Alice's Marathon Effort in Honour of Joe

Alice's Marathon Effort in Honour of Joe

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018

Alice Humphries, a former pupil at Hind Leys Community College, is currently studying at Brighton University, and is training for the Brighton Marathon on 15th April.

Alice, 20, from Shepshed, will be raising money for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust... Read More »

Tags: SADS

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

‘Time’ to save a life – Teenager’s documentary sheds light on sudden heart deaths

‘Time’ to save a life – Teenager’s documentary sheds light on sudden heart deaths

Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Sixteen-year-old Jess O'Brien has turned her talents to the subject to help the work of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), a local charity that works to promote awareness and greater understanding of sudden heart deaths in young people.

Jess launched... Read More »

Tags: SADS

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

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