Cumbria's Rotarians make life saving move

Rotarians in Cumbria and Lancashire have received funding for Community Based First Response Unit. The £65,000 investment will be matched by funding from the Rotary International Foundation. They are now working with the North West Ambulance Service, a number of Search & Rescue organisations and the National Forum for Health & Wellbeing to implement the various

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More life-saving defibrillators for Cumbria

Mark Evans, Community resuscitation manager, Cumbria and Lancs, and Lauren Watson, chain of survival coordinator for Cumbria Credit: ITV News Border

Members of the charity organisation, The Rotary, have helped to raise over £65,000 so more life-saving defibrillators are to be installed in towns and villages across Cumbria.

Bridget Brice from Ulverston had life saved by a defibrillator when she suffered a cardiac arrest as she boarded a train at Lancaster Credit: ITV News Border

Bridget Brice, from Ulverston, suffered a cardiac arrest while boarding a train.

Her life was saved by one of the devices that was available at the train station.

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