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Tick_stroke TV and film ‘thump’ is not effective alternative to CPR, researchers at University of Warwick demonstrate

Several alternative methods to CPR have shown no benefit in saving lives in a review by University of Warwick researchers. The systematic review reinforces CPR as the ‘gold standard’ technique when someone is in cardiac arrest.

Press release 15 February 2021

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Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK welcomes NCEPOD report

Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) welcomes the report, ‘Time Matters’, into the quality of care provided in UK hospitals following an out of hospital cardiac arrest.

Statements 11 February 2021

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Tick_stroke Qualitative findings from the ReSPECT Evaluation Study

We welcome the publication online on 19 January of the findings of a qualitative observational study of ReSPECT conversations in six NHS Trusts.

Statements 08 February 2021

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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