• 7 Shocking Truths About A Defibrillator

    | 23 Oct 2017

    Throughout October the Cardiac Arrest Survival Foundation is reminding the nation of the importance of Defibrillators in the community. Known as Shoctober, the focus is on raising awareness of the seriousness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and how early defibrillation can increase the chance of survival significantly. There are sadly a number of preventable deaths lost […]

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  • Restart a Heart Day – Get Involved

    | 11 Oct 2017

    If you’re living in Australia, you’re lucky enough to be receiving high standards of medical care. Many advancements in technology, medication and training have resulted in strong life expectancy and improved odds when it comes to diseases like cancer and even influenza. Despite all these modern developments, when it comes to cardiac arrest the survival […]

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  • Defibrillator Myths

    Defibrillators – 11 Myths Debunked

    | 26 Jun 2017

    A Defibrillator, otherwise known as an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), is a life-saving device used to treat Sudden Cardiac Arrest. It is a powerful device that administers a scientifically measured electrical shock to the heart via electrode pads attached to the person’s chest. But don’t be alarmed! Defibrillators are designed to save a life through […]

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  • End of Financial Year First Aid Advice

    | 14 Jun 2017

    End of Financial Year is fast approaching and it’s important that every business has ticked all the boxes available to benefit their business before tax time arrives. But far more important than financial savings, End of Financial Year is the ideal time to ensure your business is well placed to save a life. Checking your Kits, […]

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  • A Guide To Setting Up Your Philips HeartStart AED in 5 Easy Steps

    | 06 Jun 2017

    So, you’ve made the wise decision to purchase a Philips HeartStart AED for your workplace, community club or school to ensure you are First Aid ready in case of a cardiac emergency. But, what’s next? Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are designed to be simple to use for people of all ages, education and background and setting […]

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  • How to Choose a Defibrillator – 22 Life Saving Features Compared

    | 31 May 2017

    When it comes to saving a life during a cardiac arrest every minute counts. If a Defibrillator is available it is vital that it can be used reliably and quickly by the user. The sooner the casualty receives defibrillation the greater their chance of survival is in the life threatening situation of cardiac arrest. It’s […]

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  • What is A Defibrillator? All Your Questions About AEDs Answered

    What is A Defibrillator? All Your Questions About AEDs Answered

    | 29 Mar 2017

    You might be hearing more and more about Defibrillators or AEDs lately, and for good reason. Defibrillators really do save lives, and this makes them the most powerful tool a First Aider can use. But what is a Defibrillator exactly and how do they bring people back from the brink of death? Are they dangerous? […]

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