Abolishing VAT on defibs
September 26, 2023
During September and Shoctober, the cardiac charity SADS UK is doubling down on our plea to Government to abolish VAT on defibrillators, enabling wider access to defibrillators and consequently saving more lives. Contact SADS UK if you would be happy to speak with the media. Supporting the BHTA - SADS UK, members and supporters are writing to their MPs urging their support for defibrillators to be VAT exempt. SADS UK will provide a template letter and to help you get your story to your local MP. Email: [email protected]
November 21, 2023
There have been horrendous stories about stabbings in London and other cities; most recently a young boy Alfie Lewis sadly died after being stabbed in Leeds.
SADS UK have Bleed Kits which are available to go into the SADS UK cabinet, together with defibrillator. The Bleed Kit is also available separately for purchase, the bleed kits are for severe bleeding, as in a stabbing or traumatic accident causing chaotic bleeding.
July 7, 2022
SADS UK are pleased to have supported Mark Yates in donating a defibrillator to Buttercup Tea Rooms, Billesdon, in loving memory of his wife Clare who passed away in November 2021. Clare worked at Buttercups Tea Room and Mark wanted to help safeguard her work colleagues and equally the significant number of visitors they have on site.
March 4, 2022
SADS UK thanks Tracey, Stephen and everyone who supported the Annual Joe Spooner Darts Tournament. Joe tragically passed away aged 15 in 2005 and since his death Tracey and Stephen have supported SADS UK and raised awareness and funds in his memory which has enabled over 35 defibrillators to be donated to schools and communities in memory of Joe to help save lives.
January 26, 2022
February 2022 is National Heart Month - an annual event to raise awareness and encourage people to look after their heart. SADS UK invites members to get involved in a number of different ways : raising awareness and funds to place a Community Public Access Defibrillator to help save lives, Wear it Red Day on 14th February 2022, hold a fundraising event for SADS UK on Valentines Day, share your story on social media and tag @SADSUK. ♥
January 7, 2022
PATRON ANNOUNCEMENT -SADS UK
SADS UK are proud to have the support of our new Patron Dr. Amir Khan GP(MBCHB (Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG PGCE DipDiab) Dr Khan is the Resident Doctor on ITV’s Lorraine and Good Morning Britain. Dr Khan says “As a GP in my practice in Bradford I have experienced first-hand the devastating effect of SADS on individuals and families and have supported families through this difficult time. I endorse the work of SADS UK and their commitment to families who have been affected by SADS or are living with inherited cardiac conditions. SADS UK have worked for over 20 years placing defibrillators in schools, sports centres and communities to help save lives should a person suffer a cardiac arrest. I am proud to become a Patron of such an important charity.”
December 22, 2021
Charlie Naughton tragically passed away from SADS on 29th June 2021 aged just 29. He was in The Crown, Cowley, London watching the England vs Germany game when Harry Kane scored he suddenly collapsed while others around him were celebrating. The ambulance services worked tirelessly on Charlie for 3 hours, however they could not save him.
SADS UK Exhibiting at the SADS Foundation 2021 Virtual Annual Conference on 6th and 7th November 2021
October 20, 2021
SADS UK is pleased to be exhibiting via a Virtual Booth at the SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation 2021 Virtual Annual Conference, which will be held online on November 6th and 7th!
June 29, 2021
Supporting Research : SADS UK are often contacted by major Heart Hospitals around the country and individuals taking on research projects to better understand and work to improve lives of people impacted by SADS and heart conditions. We invite members to take part in current research projects that SADS UK is supporting.
July 28, 2020
SADS UK staff and supporters congratulate Dr Andrew Grace, who has been awarded the title of Honorary Professor of Experimental Cardiology by the University of Cambridge.
March 17, 2020
SADS UK relies heavily on our fundraisers to help the charity in our aims to save lives due to sudden cardiac death. We thank you for your support creating your own event or taking part in organised events to raise funds for SADS UK.
March 17, 2020
The cardiac charity SADS UK is delighted that the Heartwize Project teaching Year 10 pupils CPR & defibrillation has been so well received by schools in Essex.
March 12, 2020
Resuscitation Council UK is monitoring closely COVID-19’s impact in the UK.
December 10, 2019
Our social media channels provide important information about the charity and new medical developments.
December 10, 2019
SADS UK Responded to the Public Bodies Bill and the draft charter for the current coroner service.
December 10, 2019
SADS UK latest newsletter, updating our subscribers with the latest medical information as well as events and charity information, is out!
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