Shocking device for Thatcham sports ground
LIFESAVING equipment has been installed at a Thatcham sports ground, thanks to the efforts of a Thatcham charity.
Heartstart Thatcham installed a Public Access Defibrillator at the Henwick Worthy Sports Ground last Friday.
The device, an Automated External Defibrillator, is designed to be used and accessed by the public, and could save the life of someone in cardiac arrest.
The defibrillator checks the casualty for a heart rhythm and will shock them if necessary to help stop the heart from fibrillating and restore a normal rhythm.
A group was formed to look at the possibility of placing life-saving equipment around Thatcham. It was made ...