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Olive Grove gets defibrillator after public fundraising campaign

A new public defibrillator has been installed in the Olive Grove area of Sheffield after a fundraising campaign led by highways supervisor Carl Padgett who became inspired after attending a first aid course. Councillors and local community members welcomed the new life saving device to respond to incidences of cardiac arrest. Padgett told Sheffield Live! that more are needed and awareness should be improved. Azz Mohammed reports.

Ambulance service launches life saving app

Yorkshire Ambulance Service have launched a ‘save a life app’ for mobile phone which shows where the nearest external defibrillator can be found from over a thousand external across the country. The app also offers guidance on how to respond in the event of someone suffering a cardiac arrest. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Emma Scott, community defibrillation officer for Yorkshire Ambulance Service.