Mike had a fantastic welcome from the Tredegar branch of the Women’s Institute.
He arranged a visit with these ladies so that everyone could update their basic life-saving skills and awareness of AED’s (external Defibrillators).
We would like to thank the W.I. for collecting £55 towards the GwentDefibbers support group. It is very much appreciated.
Pictured here – Fay & Mike
For more information about the W.I. please visit here….
Mike was recently invited to open a new British Heart Foundation shop in Cwmbran, Gwent.
It is situated in Cwmbran Shopping Centre and money raised from purchases will go towards research which is supported by the British Heart Foundation.
Members of the group may have met Stephen during the meetings which occurred over the past several months.
Sadly, he collapsed and died suddenly….
We offer commiserations to his wife and family
Wearing a bra following ICD implant may be a bit uncomfortable.
Hooking and twisting your bra into place can be awkward, to say the least.
Many women have found it more comfortable to purchase front opening bras for this very reason.
For those who favour underwire bras then Ask The ICD at http://asktheicd.com/tile/602/english-everyday-living/can-i-wear-a-bra-with-an-underwire/ have all the information that you need on that very subject.
The British Heart Foundation has some advice about what to pack in the event that you require a stay in the hospital and hints like these are always useful.
GwentDefibbers would like to say a huge “thank you” To Dr Nolan for the information she shared with us at our support group meeting.
We hope you find the slides useful.
GWENT DEFIBBERS MEETING
With thanks to Rob Williams for supplying this information regarding potential cyber flaws.
Patient Guide_Firmware Update _8 23 17_3pm (1)
Your doctors / ICD nurse specialists will happily offer more reassurances if any needed.
Mike has managed to obtain these lapel badges with our GwentDefibbers design imprinted on them.
The badges cost £1-00 each and all proceeds will be put towards the support group.
An idea of size……
Here the lapel badge alongside a £1 coin
Thank you for your support