Category Bleed Cabinet

What does a bleed control kit contain?

Posted on 15 October 2021

The kit contains specialist equipment to help stem extreme blood loss before ambulance crews arrive.  The pack is lightweight and in a high visibility red.  It is housed in a bleed control cabinet so it is available and…

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 –…

#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…

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…

A Catastrophic Bleed injury

Posted on 30 November 2020

Even with a pandemic hitting 2020 hard for over 8 months of the year, knife crime is still on the rise.  During the second week of lockdown at the end of March 2020, in separate incidents – 9…

What is a bleed control cabinet & kit?

Posted on 16 November 2020

Help stem a catastrophic bleed We recently installed a bleed kit and cabinet on Hurst Street in Birmingham in conjuction with the West Midlands Police and Ambulance Service, the Daniel Baird Foundation (DBF) and Southside District BID team. …

A UK First!

Posted on 16 November 2020

The first ever Bleed cabinet and kit installed in Birmingham Designed to prevent people from bleeding to death while paramedics race to the scene, the UK’s first bleed control cabinet was installed in Hurst Street, Birmingham on Thursday…