Newport Salop Rugby Club in Shropshire will better protected after the installation of a new Defibrillator on Sunday 3rd December

The AED (Automated External Defibrillator) was fubndraised by Hannah Davidson, supportted by Family and Friends and local businesses.

The AED has been installed on the wall outside the clubhouse and is available 24/7 to the community. You will be able to gain access to the cabinet via calling 999 and the call taker will pass over the security code if required.

Claire Davidson from Newport Salop Rugby Club:  We would like to thank everyone for their donations, we hope we never have to use it, but if it saves just one life it’s well worth the effort. A massive well done to my daughter Hannah for her fundraising efforts.

Jamie Richards, Chief Executive of AEDdonate; who supplied the AED said “The chance of survival after Sudden Cardiac Arrest decreases minute by minute, but if someone is shocked with a Defibrillator within 3 minutes their chance of survival increases by 70 {d30390558f9e4508be1047a3a1acb6b4e0b00fabde10b462fce3f3fe1e727ecc} ”

“Having an AED within a 1/2-mile radius from wherever you are I believe is a must.” “we would welcome further communities to get in touch to see if we can help”.

If you would like more information on how you or your community can receive a defibrillator then please contact us on 01785 472224 or visit our website we would love to help.