AED & Equipment Info

Gareth Jenkin started AED Locations after teaching thousands of people how to use CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators). During training sessions, he was often asked about AED locations. He knew that there were a lot of publicly available AEDs, but realised that they were worthless if people didn’t know where they were.

People were dying within 50 metres of an AED because no one knew it was there.

Publishing AED locations online would make it easier to find them in an emergency, but Gareth lacked the money and the technological know-how to make it happen. After The Listener ran a story on heart attacks and AEDs, Abletech approached Gareth to help.

An AED can increase someone’s chance of survival by up to 80% if applied immediately.

Over 9,000 locations are now mapped on this website and the Android and iPhone apps.

https://aedlocations.co.nz/about/

AED Selection Guide

LIFEPAK CR Plus automated external defibrillator

 

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Testimonial
We regularly use Natalie and Rosie to run emergency scenarios in our own practice. Not only are they highly-skilled themselves, they have the ability to communicate those skills in a really effective and supportive way. We find it extremely valuable, particularly because they are well-organised so you don’t end up paying for down time. - Sharon Brinsdon, Practice Manager, Nelson Family Medicine