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Partnering to provide lifesaving equipment

Posted on 16 August 2021

A defibrillator in a cabinet is a significant expense to a community, and unless someone has been touched by Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) themselves – either a family member, a work colleague, a friend or even themselves –…

Defibrillators in Schools

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Posted on 12 July 2021

The young and Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Most people associate heart disease and cardiac arrests with older people, making a assumption it doesn’t affect the young.  Unfortunately, that is not the case.  Figures differing slightly (depending on the…

Registering your defibrillator and location

Posted on 5 July 2021

So you have a defibrillator in your community now – you raised the funds, purchased the cabinet and defib – that was the hard bit! Now, you need to make sure it is registered so it can be accessed…

#control the bleed

Posted on 26 May 2021

We have been working in Partnership with Lynne Baird, who set up the Daniel Baird foundation, for just over 6 months now. Lynne set up the charity in memorial to her son, Daniel Baird, who died from a…

Stop the Bleed Day, 20th May 2021

Posted on 19 May 2021

Thursday 20th May 2021 marks Stop The Bleed Day, a day of awareness of the need for resources and training to react to catastrophic bleed injuries. In recognition of this day, Turtle Engineering Ltd, along with their partner…

Responsible recycling and servicing

Posted on 26 April 2021

The positive about metal defib cabinets is that metal is infinitely recyclable.  This means that having served as a cabinet for a large number of years, it can be recycled and made into a number of different things…

Defib & bleed control combined cabinet

Posted on 22 March 2021

Our new 2-in-1 cabinet! We’ve recently launched a defib and bleed control cabinet and we are already seeing some significant interest in it.   The new cabinet allows communities to have access to a combination of life saving equipment…

Knife crime – spending budgets on preventing deaths

Posted on 25 January 2021

Startling UK statistics on knife crime Whilst the Home Office reported a drop in Knife and Offensive weapon offences resulting in a caution or sentence of 20% in 2020 vs 2019*, that includes a pandemic and a lockdown…

Fundraising for life saving equipment

Posted on 5 April 2021

Fundraising can feel like a daunting task – particularly if you have what you perceive as a large target.  However, a lot of defibs and cabinets for communities are obtained through local fundraising. Perhaps someone has needed lifesaving…

Different ways to finance a defib & cabinet

Posted on 29 March 2021

There are many ways to finance a defibrillator cabinet in your community, or even a bleed control kit, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to be able to offer this lifesaving equipment…