Ovingham Middle School students are Students are Heart smart with Heartstart

The course gives them the skills to make a 999 call, place someone in the recovery position and how to deal with someone who is choking. Nearly 90 students from year 5, 6, 7 and 8 completed the course, which was led by Debbie Smith who is a teacher at the school. Alex Wheeler, Community Resuscitation Officer for North East Ambulance Service (NEAS), assisted Debbie with sessions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), dealing with severe bleeding and how to recognise someone is having ...