About us

About us

Resuscitation Council UK is saving lives by developing guidelines, influencing policy, delivering courses and supporting cutting-edge research. Through education, training and research, we’re working towards the day when everyone in the country has the skills they need to save a life.

Ways you can support

Membership

Join the Resuscitation Council UK community of members and receive a wide range of benefits, including discount in our online shop.

Donations

Help us change and save lives across the four nations by donating to RCUK.

Restart A Heart Day

Taking place on or around 16 October every year, members of the public learn essential CPR skills as part of Restart a Heart. Will you join us this year?

Share your story

If you are a cardiac arrest survivor, you've saved a life with CPR, or you have a story about your CPR or ReSPECT decision, we'd love to hear from you.

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Research and Development

We provide financial and practical support for resuscitation-related research projects that aim to shape what we know about resuscitation.

Lifesaver learning

With our interactive game in a film Lifesaver, you’ll find yourself at the heart of the emergency. Learn CPR skills at home, in your workplace or in VR mode!

Professional resources

Our evidence-based Guidelines, Quality Standards and Training Courses provide healthcare professionals with everything they need to deliver excellence.

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News

Tick_stroke RCUK welcomes Social Democratic and Labour Party consultation on CPR education

The SDLP has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce legislation that would introduce compulsory CPR training and AED awareness training for every young person in secondary education across Northern Ireland.

19 January 2021

Tick_stroke Trainee Representative needed for RCUK ARNI Subcommittee

Resuscitation Council UK is looking for a Trainee Representative to join our Advanced Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant (ARNI) Subcommittee.

News 12 January 2021

Tick_stroke 2021 Draft Anaphylaxis Consultation

RCUK have launched the 2021 draft of 'Emergency treatment of anaphylaxis guidelines for healthcare providers' for public consultation. This consultation will run from 9am Friday 8 January until 5pm Monday 15 February, and participants are encouraged to fill in a short survey with their feedback, in order to inform the final version of the 2021 Anaphylaxis Guidelines.

News 23 December 2020