News stories from August 2013

Ed Balls mp supports St John Ambulance call for life saving defibrillators
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Ed Balls is backing a campaign to get more defibrillators into schools and work places with a visit to St John Ambulance's West Yorkshire offices.
First aiders keep festival-goers safe at V
St John Ambulance gave vital first aid to over 2000 people at V Festival over the weekend, which was held in the West Midlands and the East of England.
CPR skills demonstrations in Leicester City Centre
People in Leicester city centre will be offered the chance to learn vital life saving skills on Tuesday 20 August as part of a partnership between St John Ambulance and Leicestershire NCS (National Citizen Service).
Save a Life September first aid awareness month launches nationwide
St John Ambulance's annual Save a Life September campaign is part of a drive to raise awareness of the importance of first aid.
Nearly half of expectant parents don't know life saving baby first aid skills
We have received some shocking new statistics showing nearly half of expectant parents (44%) haven’t learnt basic first aid in preparation for the arrival of their baby.
Brighton fans welcome back cardiac arrest patient
A Sussex man who suffered a cardiac arrest after watching his beloved Brighton and Hove Albion play in February has been officially welcomed back by his fellow fans and reunited with those who came to his aid.


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