Although Herefordshire Heartstart volunteers are currently unable to deliver Heartstart courses in the community we are preparing our equipment and resources ready for when we can resume our training. In the meantime we hope you enjoy our take on the ‘toilet roll challenge’.
Last year Herefordshire Heartstart was awarded a grant from the Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundworks to deliver a community funding scheme which sees grants raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community projects. Thanks must go to the people of Hereford voting for us in the […]
The Trustees have made the decision to continue with the suspension of all Herefordshire Heartstart courses and events until August 31st 2020. Sooner if there is relief from this awful crisis.
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We are delighted to announce that Ewa Michalczyk has raised an amazing £2401 by running the Cardiff 10k on September 1st as a fundraiser for Herefordshire Heartstart. In early 2019 John Greene, one of the directors at Border Oak, suffered a life threatening cardiac arrest. Prompt action by staff using the skills learned on the […]
In December last year Herefordshire Heartstart volunteers delivered the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Heartstart course at Border Oak, Kingsland. Staff from across the company attended. Little did they know that only a few short weeks later they would be using their new skills for real. In early 2019 John Greene, one of the directors at […]
Herefordshire Heartstart recently awarded their 25,000 certificate on a Heartstart course in Leominster in May. Leominster Library kindly hosted the Heartstart course in their community room. The Heartstart was attended by a small number of local people who learned the skills that could help to save a life. The skills taught included: how to deal […]
Have you ever wondered what we do at Herefordshire Heartstart? Take a look at the video that shows a snapshot of the events we attended in 2018. Our 2 hour courses in emergency life support skills were very popular around the county. We also took part in fundraising and other charity events. If you would […]
Herefordshire Heartstart recently held its annual training event for volunteers. This year we were delighted to welcome our Patron, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant, The Dowager Countess of Darnley. Over half of our volunteers were able to attend and enjoy an interesting day of learning and discussion. Volunteers were given the opportunity to update their familiarity with […]
This year Herefordshire Heartstart participated in Restart a Heart Day on October 16th 2018. Restart a Heart Day is a worldwide wide initiative developed by the European Resuscitation Council. It was launched in 2013 to raise awareness of the importance of teaching members of the public how to help restart the heart of someone who […]