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Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK welcomes CQC review into use of DNACPR during the COVID-19 pandemic

Resuscitation Council UK welcomes the Department of Health and Social Care’s commissioning of the Care Quality Commission to review the use of DNACPR during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Statements 13 October 2020

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Tick_stroke James Cook’s NLS courses during COVID-19

Resuscitation Officer Nicki Rennison spoke to RCUK about how the James Cook University Hospital is facilitating Newborn Life Support courses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Case study 21 September 2020

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Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK position on COVID-19 guidance in September 2020

Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) welcomes the publication of guidance for the remobilisation of services within all health and care settings (with the exception of social care) throughout the United Kingdom.

Statements 21 September 2020

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Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK introduces version 3 of ReSPECT form

Following feedback from professionals, patients and their families, Resuscitation Council UK has improved the ReSPECT (Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment) process which supports conversations about care in a future emergency. Version 3 of the ReSPECT form is even more patient-centred than previous versions and contains more prompts for explicit clinical reasoning.

News 15 September 2020