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COVID-19 Resources

RCUK has created a series of resources to support healthcare professionals and the general public during COVID-19.

e-Lifesaver

Make sure your workplace knows what to do in an emergency with this SCORM-compliant digital learning tool that meets the National standard for CPR and AED awareness training.

ReSPECT

The ReSPECT process creates personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care and treatment in a future emergency in which they are unable to make or express choices.

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News

Tick_stroke Over a third of UK adults still haven’t learned CPR, warn leading health organisations 

Healthcare organisations and ambulance services are urging the UK public to get hands on and learn CPR for Restart a Heart Day (16th October), in light of worrying research that shows that over a third (38%) of UK adults have never undertaken any form of training to learn essential CPR skills.

Press release 14 October 2021

Tick_stroke NHS leader on ethnic health inequalities makes urgent call for people from minority ethnic backgrounds to learn CPR

Dr Habib Naqvi, the director in charge of the NHS Race and Health Observatory, is calling on everybody, and particularly people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds to learn CPR skills this Restart A Heart Day.

Press release 14 October 2021

Tick_stroke RCUK welcomes Northern Ireland commitment to CPR training in schools

Resuscitation Council UK is delighted that post-primary pupils in Northern Ireland will have access to CPR training, as announced by Northern Ireland Education Minister Michelle McIlveen on 20 September. 
 

Statements 21 September 2021