Category Company Updates

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…

The Importance of Basic Life Support & AED training

Posted on 22 February 2021

Every year in the UK, 60,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of hospitals. Less than 10% of people experiencing cardiac arrests in the community survive. Yet survival rates in the community, can be as high as 75% when an…

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…

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…

Customising your Turtle defib cabinet

Customise your cabinet
Posted on 25 September 2020

Turtle Cabinet Accessories Here at Turtle we think customising your cabinets to the needs of the company or community is really important.  So based on that, we provide a Turtle cabinet – heated or unheated, locked or unlocked,…

Our new AED trainer unit

Posted on 15 September 2020

Training defibs – (re)familiarise yourself with an AED Defibrillators in schools, offices and local communities are a great idea, vital even.  However, do you have enough people trained on using them?  Perhaps some volunteers have moved house, left…

No electricity supply for your outdoor cabinet?

See insulation inside
Posted on 31 August 2020

Here at Turtle Defib Cabinets we have developed an insulated, water tight outdoor cabinet suitable for areas where there is no electricity supply.  Whilst this isn’t as ideal as having an electricity supply – in some situations that…

Why have a heated cabinet?

The temperature control for the heating system inside a Turtle defib cabinet
Posted on 17 August 2020

This is a frequent question that we are asked, and the answer is quite simple – it preserves and protects the public defibrillator and any other equipment inside the cabinet. Thermostatically heated cabinets In all Turtle heated cabinets…