Spread the love this Valentine’s Day and learn how to ‘mend’ a broken heart


Last year (2013), West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to over 100,000 heart related cases; that is over 10% of all of the 999 calls we received. Learning how to do CPR is very simple and could literally be a life saver!

If you want to know more, visit http://www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/how-we-help/training/heartstart.aspx to find your nearest ‘Heartstart’ course or have a look at the Vinnie Jones adverts from the British Heart Foundation for a quick lesson . All you need to remember is ‘Hard and Fast’

• Shout for help

• Dial 999

• Press hard and fast to the tune of Staying Alive

Original Hard & Fast: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILxjxfB4zNk

Mini Vinnie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff_kalDZfzU

Lego Vinnie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ2xNS0Sg48


Read our full press release here: wp.me/p3cbxS-167

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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