Sport clubs in Wales can apply for a FREE defibrillator thanks to funding from Welsh Government - don't miss out: the application deadline is 30 November 2021.
Save a Life Cymru and the Welsh Ambulance Service will distribute approximately 500 free defibrillators to sports clubs and communities across Wales thanks to £500,000 from the Welsh Government.
The summer of 2021 saw Welsh sport rocked by the deaths of two players following cardiac arrests on community pitches.
Cricketer Maqsood Anwar suffered a fatal heart attack while playing for Sully Centurions, with the tragedy being repeated just weeks later at Cwmllynfell Rugby Club when Alex Evans suffered the same fate.
Without a defibrillator at the Gôl 5-a-side football centre, Kevin Martin may not have been so lucky. His life was saved thanks to a nearby defibrillator.
The scheme aims to improve community access to defibrillators and boost out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rates in Wales.
Defibrillators will be allocated to enable access to strategically placed defibrillators on community buildings or sports grounds which will provide maximum benefit within communities.
A defibrillator will (numbers allowing) be allocated to a sports club/community once they are able to confirm that they:
Application deadline: 30 November 2021.