News - Page 9 of 14

News

Inspirational Young People make a Difference

Inspirational Young People make a Difference

Posted: Wed, 05 Nov 2014

Inspirational young people make a difference with the support of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

YOUNG people from Leicester and Leicestershire are benefitting from an inspirational new awards scheme that helps them to achieve their goals.

The Inspire... Read More »

Tags: Events, Inspire Awards

SADS Fact of Life

SADS Fact of Life

Posted: Mon, 03 Nov 2014

Quick Action Saves Lives!

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Facts:

  • It strikes without warning; killing 250 people a day in the UK
  • It kills more people than lung cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined
  • It can happen to anyone, even fit and healthy young people ( SADS)... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leicester Marathon - Team Joe

Leicester Marathon - Team Joe

Posted: Mon, 27 Oct 2014

Many congratulations' to all members of 'Team Joe' who took part in this year's Leicester Marathon races this morning including the half marathon and Ted Toft mile respectively.

A Great effort all round as this gallant team of 'brave hearts' joined the... Read More »

Tags: Events

Cardiac Nurses Make Marathon Effort for Joe's Trust

Cardiac Nurses Make Marathon Effort for Joe's Trust

Posted: Wed, 22 Oct 2014

SIX cardiac nurses are limbering up to run a half-marathon for a local heart charity.

Becky Bausor, Mandy Cooper, Erin Ford, Bridget Longland, Leanne Hill and Louise Bowie are all running the Leicester half-marathon on 26 October in aid of the Joe Humphries... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Bond Night & Balloon Launch

Bond Night & Balloon Launch

Posted: Tue, 21 Oct 2014

The stars ( all Joe's friends for those x 85 who managed to secure a ticket! ) turned out in force to walk the red carpet to mark the 2nd anniversary of Joe's tragic loss in October 2012. Joe wanted to see Skyfall but never got the chance, Thanks to the... Read More »

Tags: SADS

RAG Cash Helps School to Buy Defibrillator

RAG Cash Helps School to Buy Defibrillator

Posted: Tue, 21 Oct 2014

The money was handed to Mountfields Lodge School, in Epinal Way, Loughborough, which has been working with the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust to try and install an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) in the school reception area.

LOUGHBOROUGH Students'... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator

Conference held in Leicester to Raise Awareness of Heart Deaths in Young People

Conference held in Leicester to Raise Awareness of Heart Deaths in Young People

Posted: Fri, 17 Oct 2014

A conference was held on Tuesday at the Leicester Tigers Rugby Ground to raise awareness of heart deaths in young people. On average 12 young people die each week in Britain suddenly because of SADS (sudden arrhythmic death syndrome).

The conference was... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Breaking the Silence on #SADS

Breaking the Silence on #SADS

Posted: Thu, 16 Oct 2014

#SADS Q&A with JHMT's SADS expert Dr Ffion Davies, Consultant in Emergency Medicine (A&E), University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Why does SADs particularly affect 12-35 year olds?


Most SADS cases have a genetic origin, and although babies... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leicester City, Tigers and Riders Fans Learn How to Save Lives

Leicester City, Tigers and Riders Fans Learn How to Save Lives

Posted: Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Leicester City ambassador Alan "The Birch" Birchenall and consultant cardiologist at Glenfield Hospital, Dr Doug Skehan organised demonstrations of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) last week.

They urged fans at the King Power and Welford Road stadiums... Read More »

Tags: SADS

De Lisle students’ photography competition launched to back SADS Awareness Week

De Lisle students’ photography competition launched to back SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Fri, 10 Oct 2014

De Lisle students' photography competition launched to back SADS Awareness Week

BUDDING photographers at a county school are remembering their friend Joe Humphries by taking part in a competition launched in his memory.

De Lisle College, in Loughborough,... Read More »

Tags: Photography

Alan takes lifesaving message to more than 10,000 people in the war against SADS – all for the love of Joe

Alan takes lifesaving message to more than 10,000 people in the war against SADS – all for the love of Joe

Posted: Tue, 07 Oct 2014

Alan Harrison-White, who volunteers for local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), has travelled to all corners of the city and county to visit schools and sports clubs with a vital life-saving message.

Young people, sports coaches, parents... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Together, let's break the silence on SADS

Together, let's break the silence on SADS

Posted: Sat, 04 Oct 2014

In our patron Martin Johnson's words 'If you don't have the information you can't make a choice. That's the minimum a parent deserves to try and keep their loved ones safe as can be. Something we were so cruelly denied because of the silence around #SADS... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events, Martin Johnson

Sporting clubs unite to break the silence on SADS

Sporting clubs unite to break the silence on SADS

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 »

Tags: Events, SADS, Heartsafe, CPR, Martin Johnson

Don’t be faint-hearted – get involved in SADS Awareness Week

Don’t be faint-hearted – get involved in SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Tue, 30 Sep 2014

A LOCAL charity is holding a week of activity to raise awareness of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), which claims the lives of 12 young people every week.

The week is organised by the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), which was established in... Read More »

Tags: Press, Events, SADS

‘Countdown’ to JHMT SADS Awareness Week – 4th – 11th October 2014

‘Countdown’ to JHMT SADS Awareness Week – 4th – 11th October 2014

Posted: Thu, 25 Sep 2014

On Tuesday 16th September, Martin Johnson patron of the JHMT and Ffion Davies (consultant in A&Eat the LRI) and Trust SADS expert, gave a talk to GPs on sudden cardiac death in young people at the NHS Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group. This... Read More »

Tags: Events

Rugby legend talks to GPs about sudden cardiac death in young people

Rugby legend talks to GPs about sudden cardiac death in young people

Posted: Wed, 17 Sep 2014

RUGBY legend Martin Johnson is raising awareness among GPs of sudden cardiac death in young people.

Martin will join Dr Ffion Davies, consultant in A&E at Leicester Royal Infirmary, to talk to GPs at a meeting of Leicester City Clinical Commissioning... Read More »

Tags: SADS

JHMT confirmed as one of the three Leicester Tigers club charities for season 2014/15

JHMT confirmed as one of the three Leicester Tigers club charities for season 2014/15

Posted: Thu, 11 Sep 2014

Joe's Trust (JHMT) confirmed as one of the three Leicester Tigers club charities for season 2014/15.

'JHMT is delighted to be nominated as one of Leicester Tigers club charities for the 2014/15 season. The club's support will give the JHMT a fantastic... Read More »

Tags: Press, Leicester Tigers

Inspire Awards in memory of Joe are already making a difference

Inspire Awards in memory of Joe are already making a difference

Posted: Tue, 02 Sep 2014

Eighteen-year-old James Teagle, from Birstall, is competing in triathlon at an international level, taking part in European Junior Cup races across Europe.

He has to fund all of his travel, equipment costs and race fees himself, so decided to apply for... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

England’s top young cricketers to learn vital lifesaving skills

England’s top young cricketers to learn vital lifesaving skills

Posted: Thu, 07 Aug 2014

ENGLAND's under-19 cricketers are coming to the county next week to learn some vital life-saving skills delivered by a local charity. On 11 August the national under-19s team will be taking part in Joe's Mini HeartStart 4 Sports, a free training programme... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Press, Joes Mini Heartstart

A SADS Fact of Life – August 2014

A SADS Fact of Life – August 2014

Posted: Tue, 05 Aug 2014

Quick action saves lives!

Staff at St Margaret's Sports Centre, Leicester proudly stand by a defibrillator for use in case of sudden cardiac arrest and to help save lives.

This vital piece of life saving which was donated by Dave Cawthorn on behalf of Leicestershire... Read More »

Tags: SADS Fact of Life

Partners & Supporters

  • Warriors Basketball Club
    Westleigh Developments
    Willmott Dixon
    Pukaar News
  • Leicester City Council
    UK Paintball
    Leicestershire County Council
    Oak FM
  • British Heart Foundation
    BBC Radio Leicester
    Health For Teens
    Rawlins
  • Cipher Entertainment
    Jessica Michelle School of Dance
    BBC
    Sports Cardiology UK
  • AFC Andrews
    Musical Village
    David Wilson Homes
    Arrhythmia Alliance
  • De Montfort Students Union
    St John's Ambulance
    Barwood
    Soar Media
  • Trophy Parlour
    De Lisle
    Rothley Parish Council
    Dickinson & Morris
  • Inside Land
    Longslade Community College
    CKI Martial Arts
    6PM
  • Agora
    Shepshed Lions - Community First Responders
    Leicester City FC Community Trust
    Gateley
  • Shepshed Lions Club - Community First Responders
    ITV Central
    Leicester Tigers
    Rothley Park Cricket Club
  • Gem 106
    Gleeds
    LRSport
    Demon Media
  • Leicester Unity Boxing Club
    East Midlands Ambulance Service
    Leicester Coritanian
    Bradgate Park Trust
  • Sileby Town CC
    Jersey Budd
    Samworth Brothers
    Leicester Mercury
  • Heartwize
    UHL Trust
    Leicestershire and Rutland County FA
    Loughborough Echo
  • Kasabian
    Boden
    Leicester Legends
    Quorn Football Club
  • Loughborough Town Cricket Club
    YHW