Warning issued over defibrillator faults
The government has issued an alert that thousands of defibrillators placed at schools, railway stations and town centres could fail to work when needed because of a design fault.
The warning urges people to check the functioning of two widely distributed models made by the same US manufacturer, Physio-Control, with approximately 2,570 devices, either LIFEPAK CR PLUS or LIFEPAK EXPRESS defibrillators, thought to be affected.
Many defibrillators have been installed in public spaces by local authorities, and a LGA spokesman urged people to follow the advice from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to make device checks.
Extract from The Daily Telegraph Friday 14th October
More information here
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Malpas Alport School Ofsted ReportFinal Inspection Letter — Malpas Alport PrimaryDownload the .pdf file for...
Sandstone Ridge Festival — 17 — 20 MaySandstone Ridge Festival ReturnsFor its second year, The Sandstone Ridge Festival is delighted to welcome authors, musicians and artists to this unique event covering the beautiful Cheshire villages of Bickley, Cholmondeley, Bickerton, Peckforton, Bunbury, Malpas, Burwardsley, Harthill and Tattenhall from 17th -- 20th of...
Annual Bluebell Walk Sunday 29th April — annual Bluebell Walk at Tushingham Hall, 2:00 pm. Entry £5, including tea and scones.Proceeds in aid of Hospice of the Good Shepherd, and St Chad's...
High Street Church
Young Persons Centre, Fire Station Car Park, Chester Road, Malpas, SY14 8HT
Cornes room in Jubilee Hall Malpas