The forgotten patient

In episode #018 of the Life After Cardiac Arrest podcast Paul talks with Dr Katie Dainty, who is a qualitative and mixed methods scientist and is the Research Chair in Patient Centred Outcomes at North York General Hospital, Toronto.

She is also a passionate advocate for bystanders in a cardiac arrest scenario – “the forgotten patient”.

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She is currently undertaking research into understanding survivorship following Sudden Cardiac Arrest from both the patient and family perspectives and is also a co-founder of the Canadian organisation Bystander Support Network which aims to support people who have witnessed someone having a cardiac arrest, who have performed CPR or who have survived a cardiac arrest.

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 September 2019

Not Alone merchandise

We have some get merchandise in our online shop including new designs for the Not Alone event.

We have have a great event t-shirt with logos designed by Alex of Equilibrium Creative.

Go to our shop and get your order in quick if you want to wear at the event!

All our items are printed on demand by a 3rd party supplier which avoids us having to maintain expensive stock, but it does mean that some items may take a little longer to produce.

All profits raised from selling our items goes to help us run this website and put on events for survivors and their families.

Thanks for taking a look and we hope you find something you like!

Jayne Biggs, mother, lifesaver and founder of Heart 2 Heart Norfolk

In episode #017 Paul talks with Jayne Biggs, mother and lifesaver of her daughter Violet who had a cardiac arrest aged 7.

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She talks about her daughters event and how she has been driven by her families experience to set up the Heart 2 Heart charity in Norfolk to improve life saving skills in her local and wider community.

In 3 years her charity has placed over 140 defibrillators and trained many hundreds of people in CPR skills.

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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 September 2019