News & Media

Your Defib Shop will from time to time place news articles on our website that are relevant to Sudden Cardiac Arrests and Defibrillation. If you know of any news stories, articles of interest etc that would be good to place on this page, simply let us know.

All media inquiries should be directed to us on 1300 729 575.

Brighton real estate agency to bring defibrillator to auctions, following bidder’s heart attack

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere at any time – even at an auction to buy your new home!! Nick Johnstone Real Estate auctions are the safest to be at following the purchase of a defibrillator recently from the Defibshop after a Sudden Cardiac arrest occurred at an auction. The patient, Mr Friedman… Read More »

Cardiac Arrest Survivor – Cassandra Scott

One of many wonderful survival stories! Take a look at this wonderful video put together by Take Heart Australia! Cassandra survived her Sudden Cardiac Arrest at the beach in 2012 thanks to the fantastic efforts of those around her…. “It is a great story about how really good solid effective chest compressions can save a… Read More »

Here for Hearts Sunshine Coast QLD

The Here for Hearts program, proudly supported by the partnership between Westfund Health and the Defibshop, was launched this week on the Sunshine Coast. The launch, held at the Maroochydore branch of Westfund Health, coincided with the first anniversary since the branch opened. A great local crowd was in attendance at the branch and were… Read More »

Here for Hearts – Genuine Community Program for Regional & Rural NSW & QLD

Your Defibshop is so excited to announce our awesome partnership with Westfund Health to bring to you the ‘Here for Hearts’ community defibrillator program. Launched recently at Bathurst, Maroochydore, Orange, Dubbo and Wollongong, the ‘Here for Hearts’ program provides access for community groups such as sporting clubs and schools to apply for assistance to purchase a… Read More »

Defib at Lennox Head

Community defibrillator donation also had a review in the local Lennox Wave, a local print and online informative read. Take a look at the article for the defibrillator recently purchased from your Defibshop by the Lions Club of Lennox Head… See More More information on Defib Shop Facebook Post by Defib Shop.

Lifesaving Miracle in Mirrabooka-Perth

A mother of four has told of her lifesaving miracle in Mirrabooka. Anna Hunt was clinically dead, before supermarket workers helped save her and it was all caught on camera. Does your shopping centre or workplace have an AED? The Defibshop supplies AEDs to to shopping centres and workplaces every week, but there are still many… Read More »

Donated defibrillator saves life at Crescent Head

A great success story of a young 65 year old man who suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest at the Crescent Head Malibu Classic last Friday (30/06/14). The defibrillator, retrieved from the nearby Crescent Head Holiday Park office, was used to successfully defibrillate (shock) the man, who is now recovering in hospital and should be discharged soon. The… Read More »

School Defibrillator Purchase – Positive Feedback

BIG news on school and community grants – for more details….. click here! DefibShop recently installed a defibrillator into a public primary school in the inner west suburbs of Sydney. We were gladly surprised when the feedback below came to us via an email: Hi Carpet Thanks for keeping my daughters safe by selling her… Read More »

Cathedral School Bathurst Saves Grandfather!

To apply for a grant at your school in regional NSW or QLD, click here to view the Here for Hearts program…. Friday 28 February 2013 will be etched in the minds of many who were at Cathedral School in Bathurst to pick up their children at the end of the school day. Unlike any other school… Read More »

ARC NSW – Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Decreasing in Sydney

Your Defibshop supports the report put out by the ARC NSW Branch highlighting the serious need for more defibrillators to be placed throughout our communities. Whilst the report highlights Sudden Cardiac Arrests in Sydney, Defibshop Managing Director Carpet Hughes said “There is no doubt Sydney is not a stand alone location.” Given the vast size… Read More »