Calls for more defibrillators in public buildings will be debated in parliament later.
The campaign was launched after the death of 12-year-old Oliver King from Liverpool, who died after a swimming lesson.
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A state-of-the-art birth centre at the Royal Preston Hospital will officially be opened later by Baroness Julia Cumberlege.
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