Michelle with her sister at the race

Tick_stroke Case Study: Michelle - "A cardiac arrest can even happen to a marathon runner"

Michelle was at the end of a relay marathon event when she suffered a sudden cardiac arrest. Despite training for several months and having taken part in a number running events previously, she completed the 9 mile section of the run, crossed the line and...collapsed.

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Every Second Counts report cover

Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK launches landmark report to address inequalities in resuscitation

Resuscitation Council UK has launched a landmark report - Every second counts: Tackling inequalities in resuscitation. The report warns that socio-economic deprivation, a person’s ethnicity, or cultural background, shouldn’t determine whether a person is more or less likely to survive a cardiac arrest.

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Karl Perry with his book 'You Only Live Thrice'

Tick_stroke Case Study: Karl - "Luckily when I had my sudden cardiac arrest, my wife was with me"

Karl had been suffering with a sore chest for a week before seeking medical attention. He was quickly admitted to hospital and informed that he may have had a heart attack - a revelation that left him shocked. 18 hours later, Karl experienced a sudden cardiac arrest.

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Natalie Jones, NHS midwife

Tick_stroke Case Study: Natalie - "Without really thinking, I knew I had to act"

Natalie Jones, a midwife in the NHS, had completed her Resuscitation Council UK Immediate Life Support training just two weeks before her grandfather suffered a sudden cardiac arrest at her family home.

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