M&S staff screened after sudden death of employee

Belfast Telegraph – 4th November 2017 Lauren McCaughtry’s partner Matthew Thompson died from an undetected heart condition while out jogging. Thanks to Lauren’s subsequent heart campaign over 200 M&S employees have been screened in his memory. Read more


Colleagues of Matthew Thompson hold second screenings in his memory

Belfast Live, 13th August 2017 More than 200 members of staff in Matthew’s age group were screened in February, and another 100 are due to be screened in October, as part of M&S’commitment to preventing sudden cardiac death. They have also installed public access defibrillators in all the local stores, as well as training over […]


Heart screening tests for M&S workers

Lisburn Today – 1st March 2017 Over 200 M&S staff from across the country attended a heart screening this weekend, thanks to the company’s partnership with Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). M&S employee Matthew Thompson died last year from an undiagnosed heart condition, which prompted the partnership with CRY. Read more


M&S stores announce partnership with Cardiac Risk in Young (CRY)

Derry Now – 20th February 2017 Marks & Spencer Stores in Derry have revealed a new partnership with leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), an organisation who aim to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, as well as offering specialist support to affected families and young people. The […]