I was proud to become a ‘Lifesaving Defibrillator Champion’ for our area. I will continue to promote and help all organisations to get a defibrillator and to keep my pledge for all schools to have one by the next General Election.
Every single year in the UK, 30,000 people suffer a sudden cardiac arrest. Sadly, just less than 1 in 10 survive. It’s time to take action.
The Oliver King Foundation was set up following the tragic death of 12-year-old Oliver King from a sudden cardiac arrest, which kills 12 young people every single week. Early access to a defibrillator is vital. For every minute that passes, chances of survival drop by 10%.