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The CardiacSmart Lifesaver's Ball
Sat, 25 Jun 2016, 18:30 – Sun, 26 Jun 2016, 00:00 BST
A black tie ball to recognise those who have saved the life of a person suffering a cardiac arrest using CPR or using CPR with a defibrillator.
The evening will include;
3 course meal
The CardiacSmart Lifesaver's Awards 2016
The Lifesaver's Ball compliments the #RESUS2016 Cardiac Arrest Conference. An opportunity for anyone interested in the treatment, impact of and survivability of OHCA and will be useful for operational ambulance staff, First Responders, Charities, Schools, Paramedic students, medics and anyone interested in AED's and their supply and placement in communities.
Out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is the biggest killer in the country. Around 60,000 occur annually, of which the Ambulance Services attempt to resuscitate 28,000. Across England, only 8.6% of these attempts to resuscitate results in the patient surviving to discharge from hospital - that’s 4% of all OHCA.
The CardiacSmart team of North West Ambulance Service promotes the hosting and use of AED's and training in CPR across North West communities and in all public places. To see more about the work we do, please take a look at the CardiacSmart web site, our CardiacSmart YouTube channel and our Twitter @CardiacSmart
FAQs - Venue
What are the parking facilities at the event?
There are a number of large car parks at the venue, all of which are free of charge.
Is there accommodation available nearby? The Park Hall Hotel is the venue for the Lifesaver's Ball and can be contacted at: Park Hall Hotel bookings
FAQs - OHCA
What statistics on OHCA are available?
The Resuscitation Council (UK) and The British Heart Foundation released an update to the OHCA Consensus Paper in October 2015, following the publication of the latest version of the RCUK guidelines. You can download it here RCUK Consensus Paper Oct 2015