Sudden cardiac arrest can strike anywhere, anytime, and is often fatal without prompt and appropriate intervention from bystanders.

This message comes as The Heart Foundation is calling for greater funding and support to install greater numbers of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in public facilities and for further regulation for e-cigarettes, tobacco and junk food advertising to reduce the risk young people get heart disease and other chronic conditions later in life. 

The Wire’s Toni Pankaluic spoke with Heart Foundation NSW General Manager, Simon Cowie, to find out more…

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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Simon Cowie, Heart Foundation NSW General Manager

First aired on The Wire, Monday 13 March 2023