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Sat, 17th March 2018

East Hagbourne Defibrillator

East Hagbourne Defibrillator

East Hagbourne has a defibrillator* located in an unlocked cabinet in the entry to the Fleur-de-Lys

(* also called AED: automated external defibrillator)

It is for use in cases of cardiac arrest - if used quickly it can save lives.

Cardiac Arrest is when

In 'half-way' cases, if the person is still conscious, CPR and defibrillation are not needed - just call 999

You can use an AED with no training. The machine analyses someone’s heart rhythm and then uses visual or voice prompts to guide you through each step.

The AED will not function unless it determines there is a need, so don't worry about using one!

Together with hands only CPR (chest compressions) it can save someone's life:

To learn more, click here.

The defibrillator was installed by East Hagbourne Parish Council and funded with a grant from the Village Fund.