Figures show that every week in the UK at least 12 young people die of undiagnosed heart conditions. Information from Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) and the British Heart Foundation to be available on campus, along with a demonstration of an automated external defibrillator (AED), on the next two Friday’s, to help raise awareness of heart conditions.
Since its formation in 1995, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) has been working to reduce the frequency of young sudden cardiac death (YSCD). CRY supports young people diagnosed with potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions and offers bereavement support to families affected by YSCD. CRY promotes and develops heart screening programmes and funds medical research. CRY publishes and distributes medical information written by leading cardiologists for the general public. CRY funds fast track referral, screening and cardiac pathology services at leading UK hospitals.
Go along and find out more at the following times and places:
- Friday 24 March: Poole House Atrium, Talbot Campus from 10:00 - 14:00
- Friday 31 March: BoHo Lounge, Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus from 10:00 - 14:00