Bob Dunne MBE, the Secretary for Arriva Busses, contacted us to arrange training and defibrillators to be placed in 3 Merseyside Bus depots, Green Lane, Bootle, and Speke. We will continue to work with Bob who is also passionate about saving lives. We would like to see defibrillators on all public transport.
Brook Community Primary is the latest UK school to receive a life-saving defibrillator from The Oliver King Foundation. The charity has placed 3,200 defibrillators in schools across the country in memory of the 12-year old who died following a cardiac arrest (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome) in 2011. HR GO Plc, the national recruitment and business […]
Schools Minister Lord Nash has met with representatives from The Oliver King Foundation to discuss lifesaving defibrillators – offering his continued support to the charity. On Tuesday 14th March a meeting was held at the Department for Education to discuss increasing the provision of defibrillators across the UK. Lord Storey CBE, a long term supporter […]
Leader of the Opposition, the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn MP commends The Oliver King Foundation as “a truly inspirational organisation”. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come out in support of the campaigns efforts to save lives across the UK by increasing the provision of lifesaving defibrillators. His comments come the day before the Foundation celebrates […]
We are currently looking for stories from people whose lives have been saved by the use of a defibrillator. So far, 39 lives have been saved by defibrillators placed by The Oliver King Foundation, which is amazing news! Please contact us if you or someone in your family has been saved thanks to a defibrillator, […]
The Oliver King Foundation, the leading charity fighting for lifesaving defibrillator legislation in Parliament has secured the support of over 180 Members of Parliament within the last 6 months. Our project aimed at recruiting MPs as Lifesaving Defibrillator Champions was launched on European Restart a Heart Day in October 2016 in the Houses of Parliament. […]
The Oliver King Foundation has today learnt of the 21st life saved by a Defibrillator placed by the charity. Last night, a gentleman at Sefton Arms suffered a Heart Attack and went into Cardiac Arrest. Sefton Arm’s manager remembered that the pub had recently been fundraising for nearby St Mary’s Millennium Centre to have a […]
Since Oliver King’s death in a Liverpool school in March 2011 – we have worked in every way possible to ensure that we save as many lives moving forward. Oliver was just 12 when he suffered a cardiac arrest whilst at a swimming lesson, and no defibrillator was available. It took an ambulance over 20 […]