Articles by Helen Robertson

Where should I put my defibrillator and cabinet

Posted on 26 May 2020

Congratulations, you have managed to raise the money for your defib, and now you need to decide what type of cabinet you might need to house it.  Remember, the priority in this is to get the defib to…

How do I fund a defibrillator in my community?

Posted on 11 May 2020

Your public defibrillator and cabinet can be funded in a number of different ways.  We have listed some of the key options, below.   Your local (parish) council Your first port of call should be to approach your…

Where is my nearest defibrillator?

Posted on 4 May 2020

Its all very well having a defibrillator in your locality, but often it can be hard to know where they are situated. It is easy when there is a big yellow/red/green cabinet that houses them – much easier…

Using a defibrillator for the first time

Posted on 20 April 2020

We are all a little nervous of the unknown and using a defibrillator for the first time in a real emergency is something that not many people have experienced. The good news is, whether you have been trained…

Our technical cabinet ratings explained

Posted on 15 April 2020

Why should you trust Turtle defib cabinets? 10 year warranty Well firstly, we have a 10 year warranty on the cabinets.  So if they don’t last (they will, we’ve not had to replace a cabinet that has disintegrated…

What is a cardiac arrest?

Posted on 7 April 2020

Our guest blog writer this week is First Responder and trainer Jill Bland.  She’s been working in the emergency services since 2013 and has been kind enough to give us some insight into cardiac arrests and the need…