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SMARTHEART

EDM (Early Day Motion) 889: tabled on 26 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the contribution made by the London Ambulance Service to resuscitation training in the community; supports widening the base of people with first aid skills and the awareness of heart problems to include relatives of people with heart disease, staff at GP surgeries, teachers, and others working in public areas; praises in particular the work of the unique Smart Heart project in Battersea run by Kevin Wallis, seconded from the LAS at the initiative of the Battersea Primary Care Group, in which 19 defibrillators were introduced to GP surgeries; notes the project's smart use of school talks, poster campaigns, public events and dietary information to encourage healthy hearts; supports its roll-out over Wandsworth and the London area; and hopes that primary care trusts will make funding available for this and for the continuing training of people with resuscitation skills who may lose them without regular refresher courses.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.