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D.V.L.A. 2019

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Cardiac Care – Education Morning

ALL welcome

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May Measurement Month

The month of May has been chosen to remind everyone about the importance of having your Blood Pressure checked, monitored and treated as necessary in order to maintain good health. Here are some fun facts A simple measure to save lives Top 10 Tips What is the aim of May Measurement Month? What Happens At …

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A Shocking Decision.

You can read a report here via BBC Wales online entitled Compulsory CPR Lessons rejected for schools in Wales https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-48093718 The idea for compulsory CPR lessons in schools was promoted by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) but the dreadful decision to reject this plan was made by the Welsh Education Minister Kirsty Williams A.M. The …

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Thank you, Dawn & Danielle

Many thanks to Dawn Watkins (Heart Nurse Specialist) and Danielle Horrigan (Highly Specialist Cardiac Physiologist) for attending and supporting the GwentDefibbers meeting on Saturday 20th April 2019 at the St John Ambulance Hall, Abergavenny. It was a glorious day and visitors attended from Barry, Cardiff Rhondda, Merthyr and Brecon.

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Newsletter: April 2019

Dear Members I write to invite you to the next two Gwent Defibbers meeting which are being held on Saturday 20th April 2019 at the St John Ambulance Hall, Abergavenny NP7 5SG (2pm – 5pm approx.) and on Saturday 18th May 2019 2019 at Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff CF15 8DF (2pm – …

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Stroke Research, Innovation, Education & Care Seminar

You are invited to the following seminar  – Everyone welcome Improving Health through Education and Research, at Llandaff Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff You are invited to a tour of the Laboratories prior to the event. If interested the meet-up will be in the Reception area at 4pm.  

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Rare Diseases – Raising Awareness

Some people with cardiac arrhythmias experience them as a consequence of rare diseases. The definition of a rare disease as defined by the European Union can be found here – https://www.raredisease.org.uk/what-is-a-rare-disease/ It is important to raise awareness of rare diseases in order to offer support to those affected by them and this includes patients, carers and …

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Bethel Baptist Church

Many thanks from GwentDefibbers to the Bethel Baptist Church, Tredegar. The congregation donated £75 to the support group funds and it has been really appreciated. The Church website can be found here https://betheltredegar.org/ 

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Ho Ho Ho

Santa aka Mike (Chairman) was sighted recently in the Ice House at Bedwelty Park, Tredegar. As you can see he was feeling right at home in there and enjoyed sitting near the log fire listening to the rain and wind howling outside thanks to a visit from Storm Deirdre. All the children thoroughly enjoyed visiting …

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