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Kerry CFR Network

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 […]

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Competition Time…

Tiktok Competition T&C’s. The terms and conditions apply to the KCRU promotion available on TikTok.By entering thisPromotion, you will be deemed to have read and understood these terms and conditions and will be bound by them.The promoter of this competition is Killarney Cardiac Response Unit. PLEASE DO NOT SENDENTRIES TO […]

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Return to limited service

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.

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Public Access AED – PR

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 […]

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Face covering production

The team at Killarney Cardiac Response Unit have been busy producing reusable face masks to help defeat the spread of COVID19 These face masks made entirely by the cardiac response volunteers are reusable, washable and ensure the disposable clinical type face masks are reserved for those on the frontline. ‘’ […]

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COVID19

As a result of Covid19 Killarney Cardiac Response Unit has refocused our attention on community support. To protect the safety and welfare of responders and the public the National Ambulance Service have applied response restrictions. The Ambulance service continue to respond to 999/112 calls and have additional resources available during […]

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KCRU School CPR program

The unit recently conducted training in the three post primary schools. This training ” An introduction to CPR & AED ” reinforced training already provided internally.Well in excess of 1000 students completed training. The aim of this program is to encourage action to be taken upon witnessing a sudden out […]

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WOSP Killarney

KCRU were involved in this year’s WOSP 2020 at Mcsorleys, Killarney. WOSP fundraiser is a global event that is ”To ensure the highest diagnostic and therapeutic standards in pediatric interventional medicine”

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N.A.S CFR Training Day

On November 23rd 2019, Killarney Cardiac Response Unit members participated in a training event assisted by the National Ambulance Service (NAS). We were joined by many of the CFR groups active throughout the region and areas such as Cardiac arrest management, Patient assessment and equipment familiarization were covered. Thank you […]

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Restart a heart 2019

On October 16th Killarney cardiac response unit took part in international restart a heart. The international aim of Restart a Heart in 2019 is to raise awareness about cardiac arrest and increase bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). I5 KCRU volunteers were involved supported by the Michael Linehan heartsafe Killarney group, Spin […]

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