Haddenham.net

Heartbeat Haddenham

Home » News » Heartbeat Haddenham
Automated External Defibrillator 01
Automated External Defibrillator 02
Heartbeat Haddenham

On Thursday 19th March Heartbeat Haddenham will be launched at a meeting at 7.30pm at the Scout & Guide Centre, Banks Park.

Heartbeat Haddenham is an initiative to get publicly accessible automated defibrillators installed in the village. An automated external defibrillator (AED) delivers an electrical current through the chest to shock the heart back into a normal rhythm, if someone is having a heart attack.

In Thame a number of defibrillators have been provided thanks to the efforts of Staying Alive Thame, a local community group, with support from the South Central Ambulance Service. Heartbeat Haddenham has been established to make similar provision in Haddenham.

The Parish Council is supportive. The Beer Festivals Trust funded the existing defibrillator at Stonehill House (Abbeyfield) and the Village Fete has already agreed to buy another one. Staying Alive Thame is willing to share the cost of a further defibrillator at Haddenham & Thame Parkway Station.

Come to the meeting on 19th March and find out how we can make Haddenham a safer place to live. Hear how important it is to have publicly accessible defibrillators readily available. They cost about £1,500 each, installed and ready for action in case of an emergency. You can read more about automated external defibrillators here.

Find out how you might be able to help, with fundraising or otherwise. Would you be able to assist by promoting Heartbeat Haddenham via social media? For more details contact Tony Warris at warris@mypostoffice.co.uk or on 01844 292273 or Richard Kendall at rkendall@btinternet.com or on 01844 290788.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Poppy Appeal 2021
Haddenham Webteam: Fri 03 Dec 6:00pm

Jeanne Marshall, the voluntary organiser for Haddenham & Aston Sandford Poppy Appeal, would like to convery her many thanks to all who participated in the success of this year's fundraising. A limited number of collectors visited housebound villagers who requested poppies and the shops, businesses, schools and churches all took part as usual.Together we raised £5,635 a truly...

Vaccination Volunteers
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 02 Dec 5:30pm

After nine months of volunteering as vaccination marshals at Haddenham Pharmacy, the team is in urgent need of some additional volunteers.Although in theory there are about eighty on the list, for various reasons the marshalling process is increasingly dependent upon about thirty-five. Many volunteers have gone back to work or other commitments have prevented them offering shifts. In November...

Christmas Service Image 03
Haddenham Webteam: Wed 01 Dec 10:00am

Here are the scheduled Christmas Services in Haddenham — please check individual church websites for any changes to the publicised times.Haddenham Methodist Church Sun 12th Dec 10.30am Joint nativity service at the Tythe Barn with the Baptist Church and Cornerstone Sun 19th Dec 3.00pm Carol service at the Methodist Church Sat 25th Dec 9.30am Christmas Day service..