Monday, 30 March 2015

FREE Heartstart training at Barrow Fire Station

More than 270 000 people suffer a heart attack every year. 12 young people die of a sudden cardiac arrest each week.

Your help could be vital – but do you know what to do?

Spending 2 hours of your life will give you the skills to try and save another person’s life. It could be a family member or someone you know.

Skills you will learn include:

·        General care of a casualty including the procedure for obtaining help

·        Dealing with an unconscious person

·        Giving rescue breaths

·        Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

·        Dealing with choking

·        Dealing with serious bleeding

·        Dealing with a suspected heart attack casualty

·        Demonstration on the use of a Defibrillator 

Free training courses at Barrow Fire Station!

Wednesday 15th April 10-12

Wednesday 22nd April 2-4pm

Thursday 30th April 5-7pm

If you would like to book on one of these sessions or book a session for a community group please contact:

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service

Barrow Fire Station -01229 407800 or email

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