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Tick_stroke Get connected to The Circuit

Learn how you can connect your defibrillator to the Circuit, a national defibrillator network developed by the British Heart Foundation in partnership with RCUK, St John Ambulance and the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives.

News 22 October 2021

Dr Habib Naqvi practices CPR

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.

Restart a Heart 14 October 2021

Dad Jules Collett with son Henry, who saved his life

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.

Restart a Heart 14 October 2021

School children learning CPR

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