The issue has come under the spotlight in recent months as a result of Broch rugby player Chris Arnott who was saved by his team-mates when they used a defibrillator to get his heart started after he collapsed on the pitch.
A north-east dad-of-two who lay on a rugby pitch without a heartbeat for seven minutes while team-mates worked to save him has fulfilled a dream – meeting the national team.
A north-east rugby player has been reunited with the teammates who saved his life after his heart stopped for seven minutes.
A dad-of-two who almost died after his heart stopped for seven minutes is hoping to return to work in the coming weeks.
The wife of a man who almost died after his heart stopped for seven minutes has raised more than £2,500 for a new defibrillator to “save another life”.
A 33-year-old dad-of-two lay on a rugby pitch without a heartbeat for seven minutes as his team-mates battled to save his life.