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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Public Access Defibrillators set for Cumbria

A new project which could see life-saving equipment installed in towns and villages across Cumbria.

Public Access Defibrillators are used when someone suffers a cardiac arrest, and needs immediate treatment.

The Rotary Club have raised sixty five thousand pounds to provide more of these vital pieces of equipment in public places across the county.

Paul Crone has been to see how they work, and to meet a woman who owes her life to one of the machines.

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