On Tuesday the 19th of November, the British Chamber of Commerce SW China along with Chengdu Gleneagles Hospital organised a first-aid training day for its members.
Dr. Jerome Liew, an Australian trained qualified general practitioner began the day by discussing the basics Adult Basic Life Support which included an explanation of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), when it might be necessary to administer, for instance, during Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA); he also highlighted the importance of high-quality CPR in chances of survival, possible evidence for SCA, and the first steps in immediate response (including the use of Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)). Dr. Jerome also discussed asphyxia/choking scenarios and explained the Heimlich manoeuvre as a response. Then, members each had the opportunity to practice administrating CPR with the use of an AED, supported by Dr. Jerome and the team of nurses, before ending with a tour of the hospital.
The British Chamber kindly thanks Chengdu Gleneagles Hospital for hosting the event and to everyone that came along to participate. It was extremely informative, and both the Chamber and its members came away with valuable skills that could one day contribute to saving a life.
The Hospital opened in 2019 to provide comprehensive and high-end medical services of international standards for people in the central and western regions. Gleneagles Hospital is a symbolic international hospital brand of IHH Healthcare Berhad and it is also a part of the global network among 80 hospitals owned by the Group. Since the first establishment in Singapore in 1959, Gleneagles Hospital has been striving for excellent and high-quality medical services. Gleneagles Hospital has won the trust and praise of patients for the high-quality clinical care, high-level quality, and safety guarantee and all-around care.
Chengdu Gleneagles Hospital is the first Sino-foreign joint venture comprehensive medical institution approved by Sichuan Development and Reform Commission and a general hospital invested and constructed by Singapore Parkway Pantai Co. Ltd. in line with the Group’s uniform international standards.
Phone: 028 – 6021666
Address: Building A2, No. 5333, Jinxiu Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu, China