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BBC News Spotlight: Simon Discusses Bleed Kits

Simon was recently featured on the BBC News website shedding light on the significance of bleed kits and how they can save lives in critical situations.



In recent weeks, Bristol and Swindon have seen a surge of discussions surrounding bleed kits, spurred by tragic incidents and a growing emphasis on community preparedness.


Simon's dedication to community well-being extends beyond his efforts to install defibrillators across Bristol; he's also a staunch anti-knife campaigner, actively advocating for safer neighbourhoods.


Bleed kits, now strategically placed across Bristol and Swindon, are a collaborative effort involving Avon and Somerset Police, NHS England South West, HeartSafe, and community groups like Owen's World.


These kits are not just tools; they represent a collective commitment to providing immediate aid during emergencies, particularly in incidents involving knife injuries.


Simon demystifies their contents and demonstrates their usage, empowering individuals to respond effectively in crisis situations before professional medical help arrives.


At the core of Simon's message is the notion that everyone can play a pivotal role in saving lives. Bleed kits, equipped with essential supplies such as bandages, tourniquets, and dressings, serve as crucial first-response resources in moments of distress.


Click play on the video below or visit the original article on the BBC News Website here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-bristol-68216829






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