Things you should consider before applying for an AED

  • You will need to make a contribution of £900 towards the overall cost of the AED and cabinet.
  • The defibrillator must be freely accessible to the public 24/7 and be placed externally in the supplied unlocked cabinet.
  • The defibrillator must be located in either East or West Sussex.
  • You must investigate if there is already an AED located nearby.
  • Do you have or need permission for the AED to be installed at the proposed location?
  • The cabinet must be connected to a mains power supply.
  • The device must have a named ‘Guardian’.
  • Are there other organisations nearby that could also benefit?
  • How will you raise awareness of the device once installed?

Personal Details

Organisation Details

AED Location

e.g. on the outside wall to the left of the main front door

AED Guardian (Responsible Individual)

Additional Information

Please give as much information as possible. Include details such as the number of customers, visitors, the local population, surrounding businesses or any other local organisations which may benefit.


  • I declare that the information given on this form is true and accurate
  • I agree to abide by the conditions set out by the Sussex Heart Charity
  • I have read and understood the criteria and Frequently Asked Questions
  • I understand that if my application is approved, the named Guardian (Responsible Individual) will need to carry out regular checks on the device and organise the purchase of replacement electrode pads and batteries as required.
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