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Tick_stroke Winning ReSPECT abstracts announced

In June, Resuscitation Council UK invited their community to win a prize by submitting abstracts of work related to ReSPECT.  Congratulations to Dr. Naomi Taylor, Amanda Thorpe, Dr. Ross Smith, Dr. Deborah Box and Dr. Michelle Hills, and Petronelle Eastwick-Field whose abstracts have been selected as the winners.

News 17 November 2023

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Tick_stroke ILCOR releases latest scientific statement, Top 10 steps to improve in-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes and care

To address a growing need to improve the quality standards for responding to an in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA), the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) has identified 10 steps that can lead to better patient outcomes and survival.

News 10 November 2023

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Tick_stroke Case Study: John - "I couldn't have had a cardiac arrest at a better place"

In May 2022, John Martin had returned from a golfing holiday with friends when he experienced a sudden cardiac arrest at Luton Airport. Despite feeling fine when leaving the aeroplane, John collapsed at passport control.

Case study 23 October 2023

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Tick_stroke Make defibs accessible 24/7 to help increase survival rates across the UK, say national resus experts

Restart A Heart 2023 is focusing on equal access to defibrillators. RCUK and partners, are urging everyone looking after one – such as those in charge of pubs, sports clubs, community centres, churches and village halls – to make it accessible to the public 24/7, to give a person suffering a cardiac arrest the best chance of survival.

Press release 17 October 2023