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External AED Presented

Victoria College’s Health and Safety Site manager, Lee Vallois, contacted the Jersey Heart Support Group requesting an AED for their busy Cricket Pavilion where a large number of people attend especially on weekends.

The Headmaster, Alun Watkins, was very supportive in raising the funds to cover the cost of an Outdoor Cabinet.

The Jersey Heart Support Group committee were very pleased to assist in the process by donating another Life Saving AED especially being accessible 24/7.

The presentation was made on 29th June by a JHSG committee member, Richard Collision, who had been a school master there for a total of 36 years.

Richard Collinson present the AED to Head Teacher Alun Watkins. Along with Mike Strong & Lee Vallois

Richard Collinson present the AED to Head Teacher Alun Watkins

Over the last three years the JHSG have presented 35 AEDs to Island schools, 2 to Community First Responders, 6 to States Police cars with more to follow.

The Jersey Heart Support Groups current aim is to locate many Defibrillators in accessible cabinets especially out of town where every minute counts in an emergency to restarting a heart.

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Mike Strong, Alun Watkins & Richard Collinson with the installed Public Access Defibrillator outside the Victoria College Cricket Pavilion.

 

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