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Teen Website Highlights Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People

Teen Website Highlights Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2015

The Health for Teens website, launched by LPT in March this year, has introduced a page called ‘nine things you need to know about how to save a life’.

The page contains facts about sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) – an all-too-often hidden killer... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Teachers Urged to Join SADS Conference 2015

Teachers Urged to Join SADS Conference 2015

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2015

The third annual SADS Awareness Conference is being organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) in conjunction with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

It takes place on Friday 2nd October at Leicester City Football... Read More »

Tags: SADS

A Very Special Mile for Joe

A Very Special Mile for Joe

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2015

Joe's Jog, now in its second year, will take place before the Mattoli Woods Rothley 10k running event, which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 16 June.

The event will raise funds for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), which was... Read More »

Tags: Events

Gateley’s run the Gauntlet in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Gateley’s run the Gauntlet in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2015

LOCAL law firm Gateley's is preparing to run the Gauntlet tomorrow in its fund-raising efforts for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The firm, which supports the JHMT as its chosen charity, will be among around 40 local businesses submitting a team... Read More »

Tags: Events, Gateley

Young Nathan Hardy on 'Route' to Expedition Adventure

Young Nathan Hardy on 'Route' to Expedition Adventure

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015

Nathan is 15 years old and is an Explorer Scout & Young Leader at the Rothley Beaver Colony. He's recently been given the opportunity to undertake an expedition to Iceland In August 2015. This once in a lifetime adventure will enable him to further... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Century Cycle Challenge Cyclists go the Distance to Make a Difference

Century Cycle Challenge Cyclists go the Distance to Make a Difference

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2015

Waiting for the 300+ riders at the 3rd feed station ( The Black Horse, Castle Rising - 84 miles out) was members of the JHMT events team including Val and Angie, who along with the staff from the Black Horse, helped serve a never ending supply of coffee,... Read More »

Tags: Events

Young Achievers Scoop Awards

Young Achievers Scoop Awards

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2015

The Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire Jennifer, Lady Gretton once again hosted the prestigious, young people awards 2015 held on Thursday 23rd April at County Hall in Glenfield. This was the 9th year that these awards have been held.

This year's awards... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Climbing prodigy gets a leg-up from Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Climbing prodigy gets a leg-up from Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2015

Fourteen-year-old Alex Norton, from Anstey Heights, Leicester, has been given a £400 grant to put towards racking up even more amazing climbing achievements.

The money is from the Inspire Awards, a small grants scheme run by the JHMT that helps young... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Multi-Skilled Sports Star, Ryan Dickin Sets his Sight on Rio Goal with a Little Help from JHMT

Multi-Skilled Sports Star, Ryan Dickin Sets his Sight on Rio Goal with a Little Help from JHMT

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2015

Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby player Ryan Dickin is among the young people being supported by the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust’s Inspire Awards scheme.

Launched in June 2014 at Welford Road stadium, the Inspire Awards offer small grants and/or specialist... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Runners Limbering up for Marathon Effort in Aid of Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Runners Limbering up for Marathon Effort in Aid of Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2015

It's a particularly big achievement for 39-year-old Liz, from Syston, because she had to pull out of last year's race due to injury.

Liz said: "I was lucky enough to win a ballot place in the London Marathon in 2014 and decided to use the place as an opportunity... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

Charities Welcome Budget Announcement of Extra Money to Buy Public Access Defibrillators

Charities Welcome Budget Announcement of Extra Money to Buy Public Access Defibrillators

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2015

Two charities, the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) and the Leicestershire Heartsafe Programme have welcomed this announcement, as survival rates after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the UK are far below those achieved elsewhere in Europe and in... Read More »

Tags: CPR

Health & Social Care Students from Groby CC Get 'Hands On' CPR Training

Health & Social Care Students from Groby CC Get 'Hands On' CPR Training

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2015

Two groups of students from Groby Community College studying Health & Social Care were invited to attend CPR training delivered by Alan Harrison White from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust. Alan delivered two hour sessions with the students and the... Read More »

Tags: CPR

Eduarda Ponticelli @LoughTownSwim ready to go the extra lengths to fufil her swimming ambitions with support from a JHMT #Inspire Award:

Eduarda Ponticelli @LoughTownSwim ready to go the extra lengths to fufil her swimming ambitions with support from a JHMT #Inspire Award:

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2015

Eduarda has been swimming since the age of 5 years old and her own words: 'swimming is my life, it's my passion and I want to be a professional swimmer when I grow up and represent England.'

For someone so young, there is no doubting the immense drive... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

A SADS Fact of Life - March 2015

A SADS Fact of Life - March 2015

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2015

The most important thing your sports club has to do this year

The Trust as part of its SADS awareness programme report daily on the devastating impact of sudden cardiac death in young people which are posted on the Trust facebook and twitter. Some heart... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leaflet’s life-saving message

Leaflet’s life-saving message

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2015

A NEW information leaflet has been launched carrying a vital life-saving message.

The leaflet, which is aimed at local sports clubs, gives advice on what to do if someone suffers a cardiac arrest.

It has been developed by local charity the Joe Humphries... Read More »

Tags: Joes Mini Heartstart

How Karen Ran, Out of Kindness

How Karen Ran, Out of Kindness

Posted: Thu, 05 Mar 2015

Some of her runs are in official races whilst other are just solo efforts.

But the mother of three grown up children is clearly doing something right. And she has no plans to stop pounding the streets in her pink trainers any time soon.

If someone mentions... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Debenhams Spring Trends Fashion Show

Debenhams Spring Trends Fashion Show

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2015

A huge thank you to all of the personal shopping team at Debenhams and Liz Donaghy for putting on another amazing evening for us.

It was a totally different show to last time looking at capsule wardrobe essentials for Spring and a great demonstration from... Read More »

Tags: Events

'Wear it Red' with a Little Splash of G & P!

'Wear it Red' with a Little Splash of G & P!

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2015

On Saturday (28), more than 200 people took part in a series of sponsored walks departing from five city leisure centres and converging on Town Hall Square, Leicester .

Participants – many of whom have heart conditions – were invited to 'wear... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Inspire Awards - Helping Young People

Inspire Awards - Helping Young People

Posted: Fri, 27 Feb 2015

Inspire Awards - Helping young people to fulfil their potential- Thomas Hessin, Braunstone Boxing Club.Young Thomas Hessin, 15 year's old, is one of the brightest young boxing prospects in Leicester. This He was recently recognized at the Leicester City... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

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