Call for more defibrillators in Lanark

A LANARK man has called for more defibrillators to be available in the town centre in case someone becomes critically ill.

Responders...Robert and Mark
Responders...Robert and Mark

Robert Donnachy, of St Mary’s Court, is the co-ordinator of Lanark Community First Responders.

The small team of local volunteers provide life-saving treatment to members of the public BEFORE the Emergency Services arrive including giving patients oxygen, and using defibrillators which enable the heart to return to a normal rhythm after a cardiac arrest.

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