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What is the Bystander Effect?
What is the Bystander Effect?
The bystander effect refers to reluctance by witnesses to help a person in distress such as a medical emergency, when there are other people present. In the context of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), bystanders may refrain from dialing 999, offering CPR, or using an AED on the person in need.
iPAD SP1 Defibrillator Pads Update
iPAD SP1 Defibrillator Pads Update
As expected, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a major contributor to such delays in the defibrillator industry. Regrettably, this has affected the availability of AED products and associated parts globally. This has posed an unfortunate conflict between limited stock and the increased demand for both units and consumable replacements. While most manufacturers have now scaled up production and are working hard to clear their back log. Some manufacturers are still experiencing issues with obtaining core materials to produce the items required.
Philips Field Safety Notice
Philips Field Safety Notice

Defibrillator manufacturer has issued the following field safety notice for M5071A (adult) and M5072A (infant/child) pads for use with HS1/OnSite/Home AEDs, which may experience gel separation and reduction of gel surface area. Please note that Philips advises that the pads are perfectly safe to use...

How Control The Bleed Kits Could Help You Save a Life
How Control The Bleed Kits Could Help You Save a Life

Defibrillators are becoming more and more common in public places, and you should know where your nearest one is from your home or place of work. But would you know where to find a bleed kit if someone was a victim of a violent crime, was involved in a road traffic collision or if someone experience...

Introducing the DefibCaddy Outdoor Cabinet
Introducing the DefibCaddy Outdoor Cabinet

We are very excited to now stock the brand new DefibCaddy Outdoor defibrillator cabinet, the latest cabinet on the market! We take a closer look at the features that make this cabinet a fantastic choice to help make your defibrillator public access.

Material 

Designed and manufactured in the UK...

SCHILLER FRED easyport - Monthly Spotlight
SCHILLER FRED easyport - Monthly Spotlight

Billed as the world’s first pocket defibrillator, the FRED easyport from SCHILLER is the very definition of small but mighty! In our blog this month, we’ll take a closer look at this impressive device.

Measuring just 133 × 126 × 35 mm (l × w × h) and weighing only 490g, the FRED easyport is lighter...

Defibrillators - Is renting or buying secondhand worth it?
Defibrillators - Is renting or buying secondhand worth it?

Defibrillators are not cheap pieces of equipment, especially if you’re on a tight budget, so we understand that of course you want to get a defib for the cheapest price you possibly can. As a result, you may be considering some alternative options to get a defibrillator, for example, renting or hiri...

Black Friday Deals
Black Friday Deals

We couldn’t wait until the big day to give you our best offers. We’ve got not one but TWO of our biggest ever deals on our best selling defibrillators - the Mindray Beneheart C1A and the iPAD SP1 Semi Automatic defibrillator.

What makes them popular?

The Mindray Beneheart C1A and the iPAD SP1 defi...

CPR & Defibrillation - A Lifesaving Combo
CPR & Defibrillation - A Lifesaving Combo

CPR and defibrillators have been in the news again recently, after a fan had a cardiac arrest at a Newcastle v Spurs football match. A member of the crowd gave the patient CPR and footballer Eric Dier urged medics to attend to the fan with a defibrillator. Fortunately, the fan has been recovering in...

Registering Your Defibrillator - Ambulance Services & The Circuit
Registering Your Defibrillator - Ambulance Services & The Circuit

You may have been out and about somewhere and wondered how you would know where your nearest defibrillator is if you needed to access one. You may have recently also made the important investment of purchasing a defibrillator for your place of work, community or home, and are wondering if you need t...