The FA launched Phase 3 of its national ‘Heart Safe’ initiative last year, to assist all grassroots football clubs to obtain a life-saving defibrillator.
Why your club should invest in a life-saving defibrillator
A sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) can happen to anyone and at any age - we hear about the high-profile footballers who have had an SCA but it could be one of your team, a fan at one of your matches or even you who may one day suffer one. Performing CPR alone, however, is not enough to help save a person’s life – a defibrillator will also be needed.
For every minute lost without CPR and defibrillation, a person’s chance of survival decreases by around 10 percent.
Research shows that over 90% of sudden cardiac arrests in footballers happen either during or immediately after exercise.
Register and buy an iPAD SP1 defibrillator with the special FA Offer
The FA has negotiated a special price for the iPAD SP1 defibrillator, supplied by WEL Medical, their partner in this initiative.
Clubs can register and purchase one or more defibrillators at www.footballdefibs.org. The cost is £695+Vat (the usual cost is £1,325+Vat), offering clubs a substantial discount.
The iPAD SP1 SPECIAL FA OFFER - £695+Vat
Go to www.footballdefibs.org
Clubs just need to register on www.footballdefibs.org and then click through to the Welmedical shop and order an iPAD SP1. The price will automatically be adjusted at the final check-out to show the FA price. It’s important that you register first and then click the link to the shop in order to receive your FA discount.
If needed, clubs can register and then wait until they have funds to purchase.
For more information contact Chris.Butcher@welmedical.com