On 27th November, I attended an awards ceremony hosted by St. Andrews First Aid. This celebrated the contributions of people who have been involved in life saving activities. I was impressed by some remarkable stories of how training in first aid makes a difference to communities across Scotland.
One of the categories was organisation of the year for first aid excellence. The benefits from businesses providing access to a Defibrillator for staff and customers were highlighted.
Since this event, I have been on the look out for Defibrillators on premises. I was glad to find a sign for a Defibrillator at the local subway station. I am hoping that more information about provision of Defibrillator across Glasgow is going to be available from the NHS and other public agencies. Access to a Defibrillator is vital to saving people's lives.
Defibrillator at St. Georges Cross Subway.
To find out more about the awards by St. Andrew's First Aid, please go to: www.firstaid.org.uk/awards