Housebuilder donates defibrillators to support the fight against COVID-19

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East and Yorkshire West have donated more than 40 defibrillators from sites across the region to help the fight against coronavirus.

Sunday, 26th April 2020, 9:45 am
Daniel Smith, managing director at Barratt Developments Yorkshire East.

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East and Yorkshire West have donated more than 40 defibrillators from sites across the region to help the fight against coronavirus.

Donations are taking place on a national scale too, with over 400 defibrillators due to be donated to the volunteer-led charity St John’s Ambulance.

The first aid charity is now on the frontline, supporting communities through the coronavirus in an effort to relieve pressure on the NHS.

Barratt Developments has also donated £100,000 to the NHS Charities Together appeal.

Daniel Smith, managing director at Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, said: “We are honoured to be able to donate this equipment where it is urgently needed to help St John Ambulance, who are on the frontline, supporting the NHS and helping to save lives.”

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