RNLI New Brighton assist in Medical Emergency

New Brighton lifeboat Atlantic 85  B-837 ‘ Charles Dibdin’ was launched yesterday evening to assist a person with a suspected heart attack on board a small vessel in the River Mersey off from New Brighton. Continue reading

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Public Access Lifesaving Defibrillator Installed at RNLI New Brighton Lifeboat Station

A yellow box has appeared attached to the wall of our Lifeboat Station next to the noticeboard – this contains a defibrillator for the use by anyone assisting with someone who has had a sudden cardiac arrest [ heart attack ] in the vacinity while awaiting the arrival of the emergency services.

Its easy to use – to access phone 999 explain where you are and they will give a code to access the box. Continue reading