Cardiac Screening event screens over 100 students at Knutsford Academy

More than 100 Knutsford Academy students have been screened in the latest programme delivered by Knutsford Community First Responder Trust (KCFRT) and the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

Pupils aged between 14 and 18 were offered free checks, thanks to funding raised by Georgina Hodge, in memory of her late husband Mat.

Mat died suddenly in September 2018 from a cardiac arrest, aged 43, leaving wife Georgina and sons Jamon and Jonty.

Students received a free ECG, an echocardiogram if required, as well as a physical examination.

Knutsford resident Georgina Hodge, said: “It’s wonderful to see these heart screening events take place after the delay with Covid.

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