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Young carer, creative artist and aspiring sports coach get Inspire Awards from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Young carer, creative artist and aspiring sports coach get Inspire Awards from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2016

A YOUNG carer who is determined to give something back to his community has been given an award to help him achieve his ambitions.

Nineteen-year-old Carl Tincknell, from Northfields in Leicester, is one of the latest young people to benefit from an Inspire... Read More »

Tags: Inspire

Here's wishing you a Healthy, Prosperous and Happy New Year 2016

Here's wishing you a Healthy, Prosperous and Happy New Year 2016

Posted: Fri, 01 Jan 2016

Thank You for helping JHMT make a difference in 2015. 2016 should also be a landmark year in Joe's life when he would have been eagerly looking forward to celebrating his 18th birthday. He is one of many young people who, with no prior warning, are so... Read More »

Tags: New Year

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2015

Have a great Christmas and thanks for all your support and work for Joe's Trust. It's very much appreciated.

Best wishes,

Steve, Angie and Lauren

(JHMT Christmas message poster 2015 designed by Niamh Beange and Beth Russell from Graphics & E-Media FD... Read More »

Tags: Christmas

LLYPAwards 2016 Nominations Now Open!

LLYPAwards 2016 Nominations Now Open!

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2015

Now is the time! to nominate a deserving young person for Leicestershire Lord Lieutenant's Young People Awards 2016 (10th Anniversary).

Nominations are open for a very, very special and inspiring young people, between the ages of 13-19 years old, from... Read More »

Tags: Events, LLYPAwards

Getting to the heart of saving young lives

Getting to the heart of saving young lives

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 »

Tags: Defibrillator, Joes Mini Heartstart

Alan wins community award for his tireless life-saving work

Alan wins community award for his tireless life-saving work

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015

Alan Harrison White, a retired cardiac specialist nurse who gives his time for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) and the British Heart Foundation, was presented with the Community Award at a ceremony last week.

Alan has travelled to all corners of... Read More »

Tags: Events, CPR

Blustery conditions fail to dampen the spirits of JHMT at Loughborough Market

Blustery conditions fail to dampen the spirits of JHMT at Loughborough Market

Posted: Sun, 06 Dec 2015

'WELL DONE' and 'THANKS' to all those who contributed so much during the build up and delivery of the JHMT Christmas stall at today's Loughborough Market.

Despite the fact that the market day was officially cancelled!! at 8am today due to very blustery... Read More »

Tags: Events

Heartsafe UK - creating the next generation of life-savers in LeicesterShire

Heartsafe UK - creating the next generation of life-savers in LeicesterShire

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 »

Tags: Heartsafe

Rugby Legends help raise £35,000 at Gleeds’ Charity Dinner

Rugby Legends help raise £35,000 at Gleeds’ Charity Dinner

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015

International property and construction consultancy, Gleeds, is pleased to announce the success of its Rugby Legends Charity Dinner, held last night at the Leicester Tigers Stadium. The event raised in excess of £35,000 for the Joe Humphries Memorial... Read More »

Tags: Events, Gleeds, Martin Johnson, Rory Underwood, Charity Dinner, Fundraising

Joe's (3rd) Annual Photography Competition 2015 at De Lisle Academy

Joe's (3rd) Annual Photography Competition 2015 at De Lisle Academy

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2015

Once again, for the third consecutive year and a record number of entries, it was another another memorable occasion to celebrate the creative photographic talents of students, in memory of Joe.

Hayley Badock from the learning resource department at De... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Ellie Conquers Kilimanjaro and Raises Thousands for Charity

Ellie Conquers Kilimanjaro and Raises Thousands for Charity

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2015

Eighteen-year-old Ellie Allan, from Rothley, undertook the eight-day expedition last month (Oct), in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

Ellie – a Loughborough Endowed Schools student – was a childhood friend of Joe Humphries, the... Read More »

Tags: Events

Media Students' Focus on Heart Issues Affecting Young People

Media Students' Focus on Heart Issues Affecting Young People

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2015

A group of ( Lower 6th) STUDENTS from Robert Smyth Academy, Market Harborough, presented their media campaign ideas, to help JHMT raise awareness of sudden, unexpected death in young people ( SADS ). The Task set for their key media coursework included,... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Creating a Generation of Life Savers

Creating a Generation of Life Savers

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2015

A national conference to discuss and promote the teaching of life-saving resuscitation skills in schools on Friday, 26th February 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians, Regents Park, London.

There is good evidence that the provision of resuscitation... Read More »

Tags: CPR

Rugby Club Takes Part in Life-Saving Training

Rugby Club Takes Part in Life-Saving Training

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2015

Leicester Forest Rugby Football Club, in Leicester Forest East, has installed a new defibrillator. Club members got training on how to use the new equipment, as well as how to perform CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), from specialists at JHMT.

JHMT... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Students Take Part in Big Training Event to Mark SADS Awareness Week

Students Take Part in Big Training Event to Mark SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2015

Sports teams and societies from De Montfort University students' union (DSU) will be getting training in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation today (Wednesday 7 October) from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) and Leicestershire Heartsafe.

They'll also... Read More »

Tags: SADS

JHMT Reveals its 'Hitters for Six' - Six Sporting Young People Get Awards from Charity

JHMT Reveals its 'Hitters for Six' - Six Sporting Young People Get Awards from Charity

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2015

Paige Murray, Eden Bailey, Harry Kilburn, Adam Hames, Milly Scotchbrook and Jarrod Nel have all received Inspire Awards from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The awards are given out by a panel of judges to help young people fulfil their ambitions... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Inspire

#beHeartsafe for SADS Awareness Week 2015

#beHeartsafe for SADS Awareness Week 2015

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 »

Tags: SADS, Events, Heartsafe

SADS Conference 2015

SADS Conference 2015

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2015

Medical and sports practitioners join forces to tackle sudden death in young people at SADS Conference 2015

HEALTHCARE professionals, sports coaches, teachers and youth leaders are being invited to a trailblazing conference that examines issues around... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leicester Forest Rugby Club Get 'Hands On' to Learn Lifesaving Skills

Leicester Forest Rugby Club Get 'Hands On' to Learn Lifesaving Skills

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2015

'Congratulations' to everyone at Leicester Forest Rugby Club who have gone the extra mile to be better prepared and ready to deal with someone who suffers a cardiac arrest ‪#‎SADS

14 coaches/players from the club took part in JMHS4S - AED familarisation... Read More »

Tags: Joes Mini Heartstart

In the Heart of the City its all 'Hands On' at Leicester Sports Fest 2015

In the Heart of the City its all 'Hands On' at Leicester Sports Fest 2015

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2015

The popular Sports Fest organised by LCC's sports regeneration unit in partnership with sporting partners and health and well- being agencies from across the city and county was also celebrating its 10 anniversary of providing a galaxy of sporting opportunities... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

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