Thamesdown have installed a new defibrillator

Posted on: Thu, 7th Feb 2019

We now have a Defibrillator here on site in the main reception in the centre of the yard. A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it’s an essential lifesaving step in the chain of survival. For every minute it takes for the defibrillator to reach someone and deliver a shock, their chances of survival reduce by up to 10%.

For more information on defibrillators visit:https://www.bhf.org.uk/how-you-can-help/how-to-save-a-life/defibrillators