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Lancashire Women’s Centres – Ready to Save Lives

Lancashire Women’s Centres (LWC) provide health and social care services in Cumbria and Lancashire to women and their families.

Throughout May/June 2018 Heartbeat NWCC are delivering a series of first aid workshops at LWC’s 5 Lancashire sites, which were made available to all staff.

Workshop sessions were 90 minutes in duration and covered work-place specific first aid topics, such as;

  • serious bleeding
  • CPR
  • recovery position
  • suspected heart attack
  • choking
  • anaphylaxis
  • seizures
  • safe use of a AED (Defib)

Sessions were practical, hands-on training tailored to the working environment.

In total 27 members of LWC staff attended the workshops.

“Thanks Siân for being so patient, letting us chop & change dates & travelling all over Lancashire to train our teams. The feedback from everyone has been excellent & they feel more confident now to cope with emergency situations” Kathryn Malley, Service Manager (Blackpool & Lancaster)

To contact Lancashire Women’s Centres please click here

To book a Heartbeat workshop like this for your organisation, please call us on 01772 717 147 or email Sian at sian.edwards@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk.

May 2018 Lottery Results

Lottery Winners May 2018

The winners for the week ending the 25th May are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

C0753 – FREDERICK’S ICE CREAM LTD

£100 winner

C0753 – CHORLEY FC

J8540 – MR & MRS A R BLUES

£50 winners

M1985 – MRS L CONNOLLY

L7203 – MRS C LEIGH

£25 winners

A8710 – MRS B J ASHTON

J5321 – MRS A GOODRUM

£20 winners

Q5668 – MRS M WHITTAKER

R9472 – MRS S DALBY

£15 winners

N9426 – D JACQUES

V2743 – MR M CARR

£10 winners

Q0373 – MR D GREER

C5696 – MR R MOSS

B0777 – MR J HOBBS

£10 Consolation Prizes A0753 B0753 D0753 E0753 J0753 K0753 L0753 N0753 Q0753 R0753

£5 Consolation Winners

E7879 K1220 M0042 D3650 D2264 R8760 J0650 P2969 R3289 J3929 A4891 U7861 A0833 C9629 S1781 Q4721 D6528 L3860 E5512 A7757 N6367 Q6793 R1150 R9865 S1209 S1464 R7652 N1568 N9773 R5185 M8412 A2065 D3120 J6188 T4295 P8618 D0804 M3585 T2450 P4603 L9254 A5326 J6278 K4168 M8889

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 18th May are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

T7115 – MRS O YATES

£100 winner

E7141 – MR J FROST

£50 winners

J8915 – MR P WILLIAMS

D0848 – MRS C CROSSEN

£25 winners

J2305 – MISS E S MILLS

J3252 – MISS A WILLIAMS

£20 winners

J5161 – MISS P ASHWOOD

L0559 – MR S R SCURR

£15 winners

T3272 – MR G POTTER

R7732 – MRS CONWAY

£10 winners

N0352 – MRS I YATES

U0124 – MRS D HUDSON

K9799 – MR R MCLOUGHLIN

£10 Consolation Prizes C7115 D7115 H7115 J7115 K7115 L7115 M7115 N7115 P7115 U7115

£5 Consolation Winners

B6855 R5895 S7714 J3228 U1802 K6273 U1860 Q6525 B8935 V7328 M2041 J9661 T4162 K4532 J1456 W2657 P3463 M9587 E5636 J8763 T1038 N1838 G2502 T6438 J2185 D0772 D6659 L8369 M2516 D6698 S7729 J7631 Q0837 Q9779 S8868 A3415 L5807 L0543 D5876 V2890 R2944 A9965 C7211 S7588 F5061

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 11th May are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

J9357 – MR B ROSSALL

£100 winner

L3679 – MRS B HENRY

£50 winners

N7325 – MR H J WILKINSON

S1503 – MS A HOWARTH

£25 winners

K4249 – MRS M BONNEY

T0350 – MR M HUNT

£20 winners

M3329 – MRS J WALKER

U7710 – MRS K LEE

£15 winners

M3224 – MR N HALLEM

F7655 – MR P ORMERWOOD

£10 winners

L8150 – MRS WILKINSON

W2205 – MR A LAWS

C8364 – MR J ELLIOTT

£10 Consolation Prizes A9357 C9357 D9357 E9357 K9357 M9357 T9357

£5 Consolation Winners

C3284 M8672 K0816 L9162 M7696 C5257 M1953 P4398 M9524 C6227 R0663 A9850 B6863 J7782 K3501 K7647 C7062 N4021 B3673 B2224 K4516 A3953 B4612 Q2501 L8058 K3536 C2227 R2285 B2168 P8189 T7423 E0398 F3928 J3076 R3793 U6220 L2869 K9175 C6806 E1473 M6405 M4354 J4802 U9593 V8731

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 4th May are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

U7121 – MR D GLEDHILL

£100 winner

Q1430 – MRS P HOLDSWORTH

£50 winners

A2302 – MR J ASHWORTH

S3864 – MR W MC ILWAINE

£25 winners

T4897 – MRS Z DAWSON

P7599 – MR & MRS S WILLIAMSON

£20 winners

M3329 – MR R ROBINSON

W6905 – MR A FORD

£15 winners

G1920 – MRS J BECK

Q9880 – MR S DOBROWOLSKI

£10 winners

F6099 – S FAIRCLUGH

R6164 – MRS S CALVEY

S8332 – MRS K BILLINGTON

£10 Consolation Prizes J7121 K7121 M7121 N7121 Q7121 R7121 T7121

£5 Consolation Winners

N3505 A4005 B2764 Q6210 U5913 Q8084 E2549 L4424 K5248 L2122 P1777 R6519 E2254 N9089 J6335 S7918 A3181 P8484 B7623 U1439 N4496 L3420 Q7431 D4033 U4107 T0996 D8619 F3781 P0538 M0184 R5007 B7887 T8651 A3397 Q4606 E5669 M5623 A1128 P8432 D3698 J7468 S6426 L6036 S8485 N7806

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

Well done to our Heartbeat Heroes!

We would like to say a great big THANK YOU to this bunch of superstars for successfully completing Sefton Triathlon last Sunday 29th April.

Heartbeat Cardiac Physiologist Jo Duff made it a family affair and is pictured here crossing the finishing line with brother Jeremy Bradburn.

Jo’s son Jack and Daughter Georgia also pictured crossing the finishing line and Jo’s friends who are also siblings Sarah Horsfall, James McQuillen and Helen Mills also completed the challenge in aid of Heartbeat.

Thank you so much to all for taking part and raising an awesome £700 in aid of Heartbeat.

To sponsor the team visit their JustGiving page www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Jo-Duff

If you are competing in a challenge and you would like to fundraise for Heartbeat (THANK YOU!!) please contact Lisa for advice and a fundraising pack lisa@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk or phone 01772 717147 and she will be happy to help you.

Heartbeat Carry out Training for Highfield Community Group

Defibrillator Training

Highfield

Members of Highfield Community Group in Blackpool receiving their community AED (Defib) familiarisation training.

In the UK there are over 30,000 cardiac arrests a year in homes and communities where the emergency medical services attempt resuscitation.

However, less than one in ten victims of cardiac arrest survive to be discharged from hospital.

Would you know what to do in this type of emergency?

If not why not book a community first aid session for your group or society, contact Sian on 01772 717147 for more information.

Record Attempt: Largest Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Lesson

As part of our 40th Birthday celebrations, would you like to join us in our World Record attempt?Heartbeat 40th logo

In 2018 Heartbeat will be attempting to break a world record for the “Largest Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Lesson” and we want you to be involved!

World Record 2

Would you like to be part of the Event?

If you’d like to attempt to break the world record with us you must have at least one of the following medical conditions, we will need medical proof of this:

  • Heart Attack
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Stent
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardio Version
  • Heart Failure
  • LVAD
  • Angina
  • Coronary Bypass
  • Heart surgery
  • Heart transplant
  • Heart procedure

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WANT TO BE INVOLVED

Get involved

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST WITH US NOW!!

Join In

Email us at events@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk to join in the World Record Attempt

Martin Issatt runs to say thank you to Heartbeat

Press Release

Date: October 2017

Martin, 49 from Chipping, wanted to give something back to Heartbeat after attending rehabilitation classes at the centre within PNE.

In Spring 2017 Martin started to feel unwell and after several visits to the hospital in June 2017 he had a double heart bypass. After his operation Martin was referred to Heartbeat for his rehabilitation classes.

 

Martin said, “Being diagnosed with heart disease was a huge shock, but after my surgery I found the Heartbeat rehab program an invaluable part of my recovery, the team worked with me and gave me advice on training limits to help me achieve my goals, without the program I don’t think I’d be as well as I feel now.”

Martin previously enjoyed taking part in challenges such as Bad Ass Mucker 10k in 2015 and in 2014 and 2013 he took part in Para10 which is a 10-mile endurance run organised by the Parachute Regiment and was physically fit when he began to feel unwell. Martin has got a family history of heart disease; however, it took Martin by surprise when he was told he had to have a double heart bypass.

Lisa Riding Heartbeat fundraiser said, “Martin has decided to take part in the Morecambe 10k later this year to raise funds for Heartbeat. This will mark his 12-month anniversary after having his heart bypass. Martin has found his recovery difficult not only physically, but emotionally to, so this really will be a challenge for him and we can’t thank him enough. He is a true inspiration to us all.”

Martin is now a member of the Cardiac Athletes and took part in his 1st 5k run in Oct 2017, just four months after his operation. If you would like to support Martin who will be running with his brother and fellow Cardiac Athlete and Heartbeat supporter Darren Nicholls please visit Martin’s Just Giving page www.justgiving.com/martin-issatt2

If like Martin, you would like to became a Heartbeat hero please contact Lisa Riding in fundraising on 01772 717147 or email lisa@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk.

We still have places available in the Great Manchester half marathon and 10k taking place on Sunday 20th May 2018. Please contact Lisa lisa@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk.

Heartbeat helps over 900 people every week through its cardiac rehabilitation sessions in Preston and the surrounding area which currently costs over 1 million pounds per year and is entirely funded from voluntary donations.

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APRIL 2018 LOTTERY RESULTS

Lottery Winners April 2018

The winners for the week ending the 27th April are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

R6310 – MR W HARTLEY

£100 winner

M7904 – MRS S FARRIMOND

£50 winners

L0578 – MRS A ORME

D0680 – MR H TATTERSALL

£25 winners

J7193 – MR & MRS T WINSTANLEY

J8495 – MR C C BELL

£20 winners

P4897 – MRS E LAMPRELL

K7930 – MR J SCABLE

£15 winners

R5435 – MRS J MOULDING

R9080 – P J MCBRIDE

£10 winners

G0441 – ANTHONY HURLEY

U9459 – MRS M B LIGHTFOOT

T2961 – MRS J FAZAKERLEY

£10 Consolation Prizes B6310 D6310 K6310 M6310 N6310 P6310 Q6310 S6310 V6310

£5 Consolation Winners

R3404 J9951 M7628 D8622 S3713 V1892 D7357 N7662 R1812 J3916 R1762 E4212 Q8491 N9886 C8451 T6402 D3139 Q4941 L9349 P0104 Q0373 L2571 T4117 U3946 R3711 J7459 P9207 R2522 M3356 S7392 K6701 B6871 K1448 A5906 U0953 P2423
J1270 V3603 N9963 V9006 K2260 K9961 D6822 P1990 J4749

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 20th April are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

X4262 – MRS O’CONNOR

£100 winner

X4262 – MR J TAYLOR

L3000 – MR S WILLIAMS

£50 winners

R2058 – MRS T WALKER

N2766 – MISS L SIMPSON

£25 winners

M2725 – MRS K M WALMSLEY

L1900 – MRS B A YATES

£20 winners

N8692 – C THOMAS

J6334 – MR B WOODBURN

£15 winners

R3123 – MRS M HUNT

K1547 – MR P DORNING

£10 winners

U1892 – MRS J C MOLLOY

J3333 – MR M GEMSON

Q4289 – MRS B LEIL

£10 Consolation Prizes J4262 L4262 P4262

£5 Consolation Winners

N4094 T7018 J2642 T9395 R6620 D3274 M9394 C6578 M1193 M3717 L8371 M6272 K2926 J7098 Q1321 V1070 N1808 B1743 L8166 Q6749 A1361 R5661 T2757 S9602 L4453 M0479 H7682 T2823 R3368 B5717 P3189 S7414 J2418 S2302 K5633 M6014 K9553 A2182 T4635 L6659 K4661 S3250 N0754 M2630 R6434

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 13th April are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

L4821 – MRS J BUTLER

£100 winner

M6580 – MRS M WALSH

£50 winners

C3039 – MRS D GIBBONS

U3313 – MR R FARNWORTH

£25 winners

V5807 – MR R MORAN

T2993 – MRS ME BUGGINS

£20 winners

Q9777 – MRS P GRAVNER

F5417 – MS A SPELLMAN

£15 winners

M8847 – MRS A KAY

P8054 – MR J CLARK

£10 winners

L9361 – MRS C SMITH

N2934 – D KAY

T3745 – MS D MARKS

£10 Consolation Prizes A4821 C4821 D4821 F4821 J4821 K4821 M4821 P4821 Q4821 R4821 T4821

£5 Consolation Winners

R0998 R6187 Q1379 Q4766 A0608 K8815 B2404 D5509 Q9759 K7218 M1776 N7640 U0345 C7143 R2796 H0006 A0551 A3906 K3064 E5669 Q2504 D7003 K1371 P3980 K5191 T4562 T3505 K0445 K6454 K6860 K7683 B1893 S3044 S5617 C9153 J8941
R3552 U5246 M9431 K1126 V7399 U9422 E6011 K1204 L3405

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 6th April are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

N3844 – MRS J BULLEN

£100 winner

L1730 – MR W SOUTHWORTH

£50 winners

L6504 – MRS G CHARLESWORTH

E3784 – MR G HELM

£25 winners

B0922 – MRS J BRETHERTON

K8198 – MR G NIXON

£20 winners

T7739 – MRS B BOLTON

L5328 – MR W LANG

£15 winners

C4911 – MRS J SIMMONS

S6484 – MR TONGE

£10 winners

P2309 – MR R SHARPLES

K6757 – MR E BUCK

R9948 – MISS R HESKETH

£10 Consolation Prizes D3844 J3844 K3844 L3844 M3844 P3844 Q3844 R3844 S3844 U3844

£5 Consolation Winners

M6953 T5658 Q9334 U2096 J1188 L5821 S4097 Q6110 U7969 C3298 K0328 K7527 D2762 L9021 J2284 M8815 L7341 L1743 J7777 M7843 K5114 M2738 W5375 B4438 A3352 M5728 T6675 P3416 N1785 C6909 J0355 K5281 N5502 E0559 H6164 S6943
L2188 J2848 J9242 R5429 N1259 Q4252 T6467 K7617 A2279

All winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

Blood Pressure Testing at SRBC

Blood pressure screening in Leyland… even the Mayor and Vice Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire didn’t escape us!

Raising awareness for both Heart Health and Heartbeat.

SRBC Testing 2

Left to Right: Debbie Crossley (Heartbeat Cardiac Physiologist),  Mayoress Mrs Carole Titherington,  Mayor of SRBC Labour Councillor Mick Titherington,   Vice Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire and Jo Duff (Heartbeat Cardiac Physiologist)

Nutrition Seminars

In January Heartbeat ran Nutrition Seminars for class members, and the public, to support those who want to lose weight, eat more healthy or gain a better understanding of nutrition for cardiac health.

These seminars were run by our own Cardiac Physiologists Joanne Duff and Debbie Crossley.  Rebecca Ellis, our Trainee Health Psychologist, also spoke about Psychology For Change.

Topics covered

  • Risk Factors
  • Food Groups
  • Eating Well
  • Food Labels
  • Tips For Change
  • Psychology For Change

Feedback…

The seminars were very well attended and every attendee noted that they found the seminar informative.

“Very informative seminar, very interesting & well delivered”

“Really informative & helped to keep us on track”

“A very informative seminar”

“Overall very relaxed & a useful session”

Attendees also suggested that they would like Heartbeat to provide additional seminars covering; Medicines, Exercise & Psychology.

Interested in attending?

We plan to repeat the seminar again this year so if you are interested please register your name & email/contact number at reception or email info@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk.

 

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