Purchasing an Automated External Defibrillator
There are a significant number of Automated External Defibrillators available and they all work in same manner with easy to follow audio and visual prompts and instructions.
The Scottish Ambulance Service works with many AED's and cannot recommend which AED would be best for your community.
Displayed below is a list of companies we have been working with and represents some of the AED's available for purchase. Each contact can provide further information about the cost and features of each AED.
The Phillips FRx AED is compatible with Scottish Ambulance Service crew defibrillators and is used by our Community First Responders.
Martin Quinn at email@example.com for more information
Physio - Control
Stryker - Lifepak/HeartSine
Lifepak CR2 units are used as standard by St Andrews First Aid units in Scotland.
Please contact Joy Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Zoll AED Plus; nominated supplier through the British Heart Foundation part funded Defibrillator initiative.
LWestcott@zoll.com or email@example.com more information
All ASDA stores in the UK have purchased and place these AEDs in their stores.
We work with the following charities which can help with funding or get you the AED at cost price.
SADs UK – sadsuk.org.uk
British Heart Foundation – www.bhf.org.uk
St John Scotland - www.stjohnscotland.org.uk/projects/at-home/public-access-defibrillators
Remember if you purchase an AED to register it with the Circuit.