What is a Community Responder

Community Responders or First Responders or CFRs are a relatively new phenomenon that you may have heard of. This post tells you a little bit about what they are, what they do and how they […]


Government cutbacks save lives

There are four types of heart rhythm that we (as Community Responders and First Aiders) are taught about. The squiggles that you see on a chart show the varying levels of electrical activity over time […]

Defibrillator sign

Defibrillator FAQs

What does a Defibrillator do? It detects and stops the random electrical activity occurring in a heart during a Cardiac Arrest by applying a large burst of energy across the heart. This gives the heart’s […]