A number of our team traveled to Mullingar for Respond 2022 Respond covers everything verything from information how to start a Community First Responder scheme to Community First Responder research carried out by NUI Galway
Our team recently conducted training with students of St.Brendans college, this training which involved over 250 students covered the importance of the chain of survival and the steps to save a life and we reiterated that it indeed ” takes a community to save a life” Importantly the short session offered students the opportunity to […]
Restart a heart day took place on October 16th. The venue for our event in 2021 was the wonderful Anam arts and cultural centre located on East Avenue Road.Over 100 attendees visited in what was a day of CPR and AED demo’s, CPR competitions, Art display, video launch and public engagement. Many special guests including […]
Additional art will be uploaded shortly….. Included is the wonderful work of 5 primary schools in the Killarney area.
Killarney Cardiac Response Unit in conjunction with Michael Linehan Killarney Heartsafe group have throughout the summer aimed to highlight the locations of the 16 public access AED’s in Killarney. These lifesaving automated external defibrillators (AED’s) are available 24/7 to the public.However it is essential that the public are aware of the nearest device and the […]
A new team is being formed in the Firies area, North West of Killarney. First Responders have a critical role in the first moments following a cardiac arrest until the arrival of advanced life support provided by the National Ambulance Service and other emergency services. Volunteers will not only assist their community in a positive […]
Throughout covid19 Killarney Cardiac Response Unit has continued to forge links with the various schemes throughout the county. This has been supported by the National Ambulance Service and CFR Ireland. Groups link on a regular basis via the zoom platform and plans to further support communities through greater cooperation between schemes is well underway. Kerry […]
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KCRU returned to a limited service in late 2020. With Covid19 precautions and volunteer / Patient safety being in focus, KCRU returned to service in conjunction with the National Ambulance Service.
Killarney Cardiac Response Unit would like to highlight the importance of public access AED within the community. An AED is an Automated External Defibrillator. It is a portable, simple to use, computerised device. When someone suffers a sudden cardiac arrest it delivers a shock to the heart to allow it to resume its normal rhythm. […]