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Paul Bailey, cardiac arrest survivor.

Tick_stroke Football teammates save a life

Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at any time. It can happen to elite footballers, such as Danish international Christian Eriksen, and it can also happen to someone having a weekly kick-about in the gym. No matter who they happen to, and which type of pitch they happen to be on, there’s one thing that’s certain – quick CPR and defibrillation can be the difference between life and death.    

17 June 2021

RCUK Exec Member Prof Gavin Perkins speaks at a podium

Tick_stroke RCUK congratulates Professor Gavin Perkins for being named as an ILCOR giant

We are delighted that Professor Gavin Perkins has joined the impressive and elite group of notable individuals who have been honoured since 1985 as a 'Giant' in resuscitation by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR).

News 15 June 2021

A red ECG on a white background

Tick_stroke CPR charity encourages people to act immediately when someone collapses following Christian Eriksen incident

Charity Resuscitation Council UK is urging members of the public to learn how to perform CPR after international footballer Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch during Denmark’s match today.

News 15 June 2021

A healthcare professional shows a ReSPECT form to a person. There is also a logo that says 'ReSPECT'.

Tick_stroke Tell us about your experience with the ReSPECT process and the version 3 form 

We've launched a survey to understand people’s experiences of the Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) process.

News 08 June 2021