18 October 2016: CPR Drop in Clinic at St Peter's School, Wrecclesham
2nd April 2016: Defibrillator Awareness Event at Hale Village Hall
Heartstart Farnham Lions supported Professor Tom Quinn at an awareness event about CPR and defibrillators at Hale Village Hall in Wings Road on Saturday 2nd April. The event was well attended by residents and members of the Hale carnival committee, who are part funding a new public access defibrillator for the village. Residents were given demonstrations in how to perform CPR and also shown how easy it is to use a defibrillator. There was also an opportunity to try CPR, and sign up for a full Heartstart Course. Professor Quinn, himself a Hale resident, was delighted with the turn out, with around 50-60 people attending across the afternoon.
23 November 2015: Public Access Defibrillator Launch at St Peter's C of E Primary School, Farnham
Heartstart Farnham Lions attended St Peter's school on Monday 23rd November, for the launch of their new Public Access Defibrillator. The defibrillator was funded in part by the British Heart Foundation and in part by the school's PTFA. An awareness event took place at the school that evening, where the BHF's new "Call Push Rescue" kits were used to great effect to teach people about CPR. The school will be holding their annual CPR Day in February 2016, delivered by South East Coast Ambulance trainer Peter Glover and supported by Heartstart Farnham Lions.
27 June 2015: Heartstart Farnham Lions and St John Ambulance support CPR Camp at the Farnham Carnival
Heartstart Farnham Lions once again worked alongside the St John Ambulance to run the annual CPR drop-in tent at the Farnham Carnival this June. Members of the public could pop in for a quick demonstration of how to assess an unconscious casualty and perform CPR, between 2-4pm. As always it was very popular! Visit www.farnhamcarnival.org.uk for more details about the carnival.
31 January 2015: New Public Access Defibrillator Installed at The
Lobster Pot in Hale
A new Public Access Defibrillator has been installed in Upper Hale on the side of the Lobster Pot pub. This is one of three defibrillators to be installed in the Farnham area as a result of money raised by a group of Farnham Cyclists, who cycled 1000 miles in 100 hours for local good causes. There are two more to follow, locations TBC.
30 January 2015: Heartstart Farnham Lions Supports CPR Day at Local School
Heartstart Farnham Lions arranged and supported a CPR training day at St Peter's School in Wrecclesham at the end of January. The course was delivered by Pete Glover from the South East Coast Ambulance Service and the day was filmed by BBc South Today and aired that night. For the full clip, click here.