The UK has seen temperatures soaring, which means more families will be visiting beaches and swimming pools across the UK. RCUK is reminding parents about the importance of learning CPR, as it could save a drowning child’s life.
To improve survival rates, Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK), British Heart Foundation (BHF), St John Ambulance, and Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE) are urging guardians of defibrillators to register their devices on The Circuit: the national defibrillator network.
In August, dad James Franklin, 45, had to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) on mum Emma, 44, when she collapsed from a sudden cardiac arrest at their home in Southampton. Now their eight-year-old Sonner has invented a new superhero after his dad helped save his mum’s life – CPR Man. Read their story and find out why CPR matters to them.