London Ambulance Service

AED CAMPAIGN IS ‘SHOCKING’ SUCCESS

By IAED Staff London Ambulance Service (LAS), NHS Trust, is running a campaign to get defibrillators in public places across the capital. The “shockingly easy” campaign aims to get 1,000 extra defibrillators in shops, businesses, and gyms across the capital. As part of the campaign, LAS offers an accreditation program that includes advice, automatic alerts,

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FLAGGED 9-9-9 CALLS INDICATE CRUCIAL INFORMATION

By IAED Staff When London Ambulance Service (LAS) medics respond to a 9-9-9 call at a flagged address, they carry out a risk assessment—either for guiding management of patient care or deciding whether it’s safe for responders to enter. Patient care management—the newest 9-9-9 flag added to the system—provides the control room and ambulance crew

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BYSTANDER CPR REVIVES JOGGER

By IAED Staff A 21-year-old student whose heart stopped beating as he jogged beside the Thames River has a stranger to thank for his life. According to a story from the London Ambulance Service (LAS), NHS Trust, Maxi Ducam-Davies was running along the river just days before Christmas when he suffered a cardiac arrest. A

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