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Automated external defibrillators (AEDs)

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Last updated on 15 Oct 2013
Must someone in school be trained to use a defibrillator? The British Heart Foundation recommends training a few members of staff to use an AED, but says this is not compulsory. We look at the legal implications of having AEDs in schools and link to information about funding, access and maintenance.

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