A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it’s an essential life saving step in the chain of survival. If you come across someone who has had a cardiac arrest.
There are a number of public access defibrillators (PAD) available around Brackley that anyone can use them in an emergency. These include: the football club, the fire station and the ambulance station on Manor Road.
It is important that you have a phone with you as you may need to call the number on the box to get the code to open it.