Rehab and post-arrest activity with Angela Hartley

In episode 14 Paul talks with cardiac nurse and fitness coach Angela Hartley.

Anglea is an Aussie ex-pat resident in the UK who through her company Clinical Exercise uses her cardiac and exercise expertise to help patients get the most from themselves post event. She is also active on social media with her Healthy Hearties channels and peer support group.

The discussion covers a wide range of topics centered around fitness and activities including rehab, fatigue, heart-rate, heart-rate monitors, betablockers and nutrition.

She also gives some great tips on how to get your confidence back after a cardiac arrest so you can get active again.

Available to listen on the link below or Spotify, Apple , Google and your favourite podcast player.

Do it for Defib with survivor Charlotte Pickwick

In episode 13 Paul talks with nurse and cardiac arrest survivor Charlotte Pickwick.

Our longest episode yet covers a lot of ground as Charlotte will happily admit, she likes to talk! However, it’s not just idle talk, as her journey since her cardiac arrest 26th December 2018 has been very interesting and she talks about the impact it has had on her, her saviour husband and her family.

Not wanting to dwell on things they have moved forward as a family unit and embraced their new life in positive ways. These include engaging fully with survivors and other members of Sudden Cardiac Arrest UK and by paying it forward by setting up their own charity Do It For Defib to save lives in their local area.

Available to listen on the link below or Spotify, Apple , Google and your favourite podcast player.

Presented by Paul Swindell and edited by Matt Nielson. Recorded July 2019

LACA Episode 12 – Sudden Death and Community Defibrillators with SADS UK

Paul talks to Anne and John Jolly who founded SADS UK after the sudden death of their son Ashley, aged 16.

They talk about what Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) is and what their charity does and has achieved to help those who have been affected. They also talk about how they can help schools, clubs, communities and any any member of the public get a defibrillator placed into heir community.

Available to listen on the link below or Spotify, Apple , Google and your favourite podcast player.

Presented by Paul Swindell and edited by Matt Nielson. Recorded July 2019