Posted: Tue 4th Feb 2014

Deeside MP Mark Tami backs campaign for defibrillators to be put in all schools

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Feb 4th, 2014

Mark Tami MP met with the Oliver King Foundation in Parliament to learn more about the importance of putting defibrillators in schools.

Oliver-King-Foundation

Mark King set up the Oliver King Foundation after his son, Oliver, died aged 12 in 2011 after suffering from cardiac arrest.

The Oliver King Foundation was set up in his name and the organisation places defibrillators in public places and is campaigning for all schools, sports centres and public places to have access to defibrillators.

Mark Tami MP for Alyn & Deeside said,

‘It is a shocking statistic that 12 young people die each week as a result of an undiagnosed heart problem. This statistic could be lower if more defibrillators were placed in schools and staff trained to use them.’

‘I am meeting with Welsh Assembly Health Minister Mark Drakeford and I will highlight this campaign to him and the importance of placing defibrillators in every school.’

Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: [email protected]
Latest News

  • Holywell students excited to be shortlisted for Yr Wyddfa eco competition
  • Childline expects summer surge in body image concerns
  • M56: Drivers thanked as airport route resurfacing is completed

  • More...

    Holywell students excited to be shortlisted for Yr Wyddfa eco competition

    News

    Childline expects summer surge in body image concerns

    News

    M56: Drivers thanked as airport route resurfacing is completed

    News

    Broughton Shopping Park hosts events to boost love of reading

    News

    Hawarden: 10 writers shortlisted for prestigious Gladstone’s Library residency award

    News

    Plans to devolve highway funding to local authorities welcomed by North Wales MS

    News

    Plaid Cymru MS calls for Blue Badge overhaul

    News

    Flintshire Council: Fee exemption for domestic abuse victims welcomed

    News

    Mold: Mayor’s charity fundraising reaches new heights with Welsh 3000s Challenge

    News