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with media interest in healthcare awareness of Sudden Death Syndrome.
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Family fundraisers organise free heart screening
The first in a series of free local screening
sessions to identify potentially
life-threatening heart conditions among young
people has been held in Eastleigh thanks to the
fundraising efforts of a local family.
A first mobile heart
screening unit will be
helping to save lives in
Bognor Regis next year. The
unit will assess the cardiac
health of 100 young people
aged between 14 and 35
during its day in the town.
Cardiac Risk in the Young It's a sad truth
that youth is no guarantee of a healthy heart.
But charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY),
provides crucial support to young people at risk
from cardiological problems and seeks to prevent
thousands of young deaths.
'Team Tom' take to the bridges
More than 50 people walked across seven London
bridges on Sunday in memory of Ealing schoolboy
Tom Clabburn and to raise awareness of the
cardiac risk faced by young people.
Local man features in powerful new charity book
Nobody can begin to imagine the depth of
heartache felt by a parent who has lost a child,
but Northfield's resident, Paul Clabburn, has
shared his experience and written a powerful and
moving account of the death of his son Tom - who
was a pupil at Drayton Manor School.
The Lion Brewery in Ash is
more than just a local
watering hole – it is a pub
which aims to bring the
BBC Radio Solent
Julian Clegg show (audio - listen from 1:37.05 to 1:58.13)
CRY Chief Executive Alison Cox talks about young
sudden cardiac death, alongside the husband
(Andy) and father (Graham) of Claire Reed, who
died suddenly in March 2013 aged just 22.
Angels launch community
Tonbridge Angels launch their Community
Development Football Scheme at Longmead on
Monday. The FA backed project is aimed at
getting youngsters involved in the game and
potentially uncovering some young talent.
Family tee off in memory of Mark
Following the death of Mark Law Hing Choy, 35, who collapsed and died
due to cardiac arrest at Bedford Railway Station in April 2009, his
family and friends have raised money for ‘CRY’ (Cardiac Risk in the
Young) so that others will not have to experience the loss that they
Show for Orpington dancer who died suddenly last year
A show is being put on in memory of a professional dancer from Orpington
who died suddenly last year. Matthew Beadle, who was 32, passed away on
September 10 2012 while on holiday with friends in Orange County,
Charity set up in honour of Hale man bids to increase defibrillators
The Ben Crean Trust is working with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) to
raise awareness and funds to increase the number of defibrillators in
public places and schools. The Trust was set up after 28-year-old
Hale man Ben Crean died suddenly of a heart attack in 2008, and parents
Jennie and Nick and sister Amy decided to establish the fund in his
Isle of Wight County
Boost for heart cause Supporters of a charity are one step
closer to raising £8,000 for a paediatric heart screening unit on the
Isle of Wight, thanks to a Christmas fair.