Defibrillators – Can You Get involved?

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Mal discusses news about the local Council bringing courses to youngsters, as advertised in the Liverpool Echo.

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“THOUSANDS of city teenagers are to be offered lifesaving training in memory of a schoolboy who died moments after winning a school swimming race.

Every 14 to 16 year-old in Liverpool will be able to enrol on an emergency first aid course following the tragic death of 12-year-old Oliver King.

The fit and active pupil died during a sports lesson at King David High School, in Childwall, in March last year, from medical condition sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) – which claims at least 12 lives a week.

The Oliver King Foundation has launched an online petition calling on the Government to install defibrillators in all public buildings by 2017, and to offer those aged 12 to 35 a scan that could pick up SADS.”

Read More http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-news/local-news/2012/05/11/thousands-of-city-students-to-get-vital-first-aid-training-following-death-of-childwall-schoolboy-oliver-king-100252-30944590/#ixzz1uaKxallP

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