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Video: Sixth formers hope to save lives with medical business

Med-a-lert, provides travel items holding essential medical details either in a waterproof keyring, medical pot or wallet card.

 

Students are hoping to help save lives after creating a medical business which could be expanded to help pets.

Managing director of Med-a-lert Tareq Ahmed, 16, and head of human resources Olivia Farrington-Hill, 17, both The Beaconsfield School pupils taking part in Young Enterprise Students are hoping to help save lives after creating a medical business which could be expanded to help pets.

The Young Enterprise (YE) team made up of 18 pupils from The Beaconsfield School set up the business at the start of the school year as part of the YE contest in the hope to help the community.

Tareq Ahmed and Olivia Farrington-Hill explain.
The business, Med-a-lert, provides travel items holding essential medical details either in a waterproof keyring, medical pot or wallet card.

The team consulted paramedic Russell Bridge. He said: “As a frontline paramedic, we find that information on certain patients can be a little difficult to find in emergency circumstances.

“Any item that assists with gathering demographics for the person in our care is of great help.”

For a full interview with the team pick up next week’s Buckinghamshire Advertiser.

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