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Kim Wilson, the Minister of Health, takes part in CPR and AED training (Photograph supplied)

A Cabinet minister and her daughter developed life-saving skills at an event run by the Bermuda Hospitals Board.

Kim Wilson, the Minister of Health, took part in Heartsaver CPR [Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation] and AED [Automated External Defibrillator] training, in celebration of CPR AED awareness last week.

She was joined by her daughter Niara Simmons.

Niara Simmons, the daughter of health minister Kim Wilson, joins her mother in CPR AED training (Photograph supplied)

Ms Wilson, said: “The CPR and AED training equips us with valuable life-saving skills and instils a sense of preparedness and confidence in handling emergencies.”

The minister added that she and her daughter were “prepared to respond effectively in critical situations, and potentially save a life”.

She added: “Whether you're a healthcare professional, a parent, a teacher or just a concerned citizen, having the skills to respond effectively to cardiac emergencies can significantly improve someone's chance of survival.

“CPR AED training is indeed essential and highly recommended for everyone.”

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Published June 14, 2024 at 12:15 pm (Updated June 14, 2024 at 12:15 pm)

Health minister and daughter join BHB Heartsaver course

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