Lifesaving Defibrillator Donated In Memory of Joe Spooner
March 18, 2021
Our thanks to Stephen and Tracey Spooner for their continued support in memory of their beloved son Joe who tragically passed away in 2005 aged just 15. SADS UK would like to thank all of Joe’s family and friends who work so tirelessly to raise awareness and funds for SADS UK which has enabled many defibrillators to have been and continue to be placed in the community in Joe’s memory to help save lives.
Article link published in the Rugby Advertiser : Rugby family's fundraising in honour of son sees lifesaving defibrillator donated to Abbots Farm Infants School | Rugby Advertiser
November 29, 2021
Since the tragic death of 18 year old Rachael Kiely–Cohen in 2014, family and friends have been supporting SADS UK and the charity’s Big Shock Campaign to make defibrillators available in all schools and the community to help save lives.
September 17, 2021
SADS UK thanks Emily, her Mum Glenna and Waterlooville Sainsbury's staff for raising awareness and funds for SADS UK in memory of Steve, who tragically passed away from SADS in November 2020. Thanks to the Waterlooville Community for their kind donations and support.
August 31, 2021
Statement from Founder of SADS UK, Anne Jolly MBE. The national cardiac charity SADS UK, set up in honour of my son Ashley Jolly in 1998 has been working for over 10 years to bring in legislation to make defibrillators mandatory in schools; including bringing Early Day Motions and petitions to Parliament.
SADS UK supports the letter sent by Dr Zafar Iqbal to Boris Johnson ahead of the second reading of the defibrillator bill on the 10th September.
August 9, 2021
The cardiac charity SADS UK supports the letter sent by Dr Zafar Iqbal to Boris Johnson ahead of the second reading of the defibrillator bill on the 10th September.
August 5, 2021
SADS UK praises young footballer Bayley for raising funds to place 2 lifesaving defibrillators at Middlewich Town FC to help save lives. SADS UK Middlewich Representative Linda Boden said “Every morning throughout June Bayley has been getting up at 6am and running a couple of miles before going to school and sometimes in the evening until he ran a marathon." Bayley was inspired to fundraise and help protect his teammates after Danish player Christian Eriksen suddenly collapsed during a Euro 2020 match.
July 30, 2021
SADS UK thanks Helen, Jordanne and all of their friends and family for their kind support in memory of Laura. Laura passed away suddenly in July 2019 aged just 38. Her family and friends raised awareness and funds for SADS UK to mark what would have been Laura's 40th birthday. With the funds raised they were keen to donate a defibrillator to Toe2Toe Fitness as the fitness centre understands how important this equipment is, and both Helen and Jordanne wanted them to benefit from having a defibrillator on their premises.
July 22, 2021
When the InXpress Gives Back Committee asked if anyone knew of any causes the franchise network could support, SADS UK member Lisa Savage suggested supporting SADS UK by providing an accessible defibrillator to help save lives.
July 21, 2021
SADS UK are pleased to partner with the Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board and Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust funding PADS Officer Tomos Hughes for the first years of the project and continuing to support the Welsh initiative to help save lives. Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) launched a brand new Mobile Cardiology Unit at Llyn Brenig. It is part of a wider project between SADS UK, the Health Board and the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust.
June 29, 2021
SADS UK is pleased to be supporting the Tesco Havant and Friends Team as they prepare to take on the National 3 Peaks Challenge and also hold in-store fundraisers in memory of their colleague and friend Steve Williams. A truly remarkable effort by everyone which is testament to how much Steve is loved and missed by his colleagues and all who knew him. The funds raised will greatly assist the charity in its aim to save lives
June 22, 2021
A life-saving project which is a partnership between the Health Board, the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust and SADS UK to provide access to hundreds of defibrillators across North Wales and teach people how to respond to a cardiac arrest has been hailed a success. Starting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using a defibrillator before the arrival of an ambulance increases the chance of survival from a cardiac arrest significantly.
June 2, 2021
SADS UK thanks Rose Ling who recently took on a 30 day 100 mile walking challenge raising awareness and funds for SADS UK in memory of her dear friend Amelie who tragically passed away in 2020 aged just 28.
May 27, 2021
SADS UK praises Patrick for his bravery and honesty in speaking so openly in the BBC Documentary about his feelings since the sudden and tragic death of his sister Lauren. Our thoughts continue to be with Patrick, Adrian, Maria and all of Lauren's family and friends.
April 9, 2021
SADS UK is pleased to be working with Karl Lansley to assist the Carli Lansley Foundation by providing defibrillators in the community to save lives in memory of Carli Lansley who tragically passed away in June 2017, aged 36.
December 10, 2019
An Early Day Motion was tabled in Parliament in 2007 on behalf of SADS congratulating the charity with their lifesaving work and urging Government to bring forward a strategy to make defibrillators available on all school premises