Image of a Red Defibrillator behind glass with a green label saying 'Defibrillator' on it

Tick_stroke RCUK Parliamentary Briefing: Public Access to Defibrillators 

RCUK has published a joint briefing paper with St John Ambulance and the British Heart Foundation, explaining why public access to defibrillators shortens the time ‘from collapse to first shock’ in community settings across the UK.

Policy briefing 03 July 2023

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Tick_stroke RCUK selects UK team to compete in the European Resuscitation Council Congress 2023 CPR competition

RCUK is supporting the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) 2023 Congress by selecting a team to participate in its annual CPR competition.  

News 27 June 2023

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Tick_stroke RCUK raise awareness of the urgent need for a rehabilitation plan for survivors of cardiac arrest at Westminster event

On Monday 19 June, Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) hosted a parliamentary event to raise awareness of the urgent need to have a recovery plan to ensure people who have a cardiac arrest get the follow up care they urgently need.

Press release 20 June 2023

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Tick_stroke Case Study: Charlotte - 'Cardiac arrests happen to patients, not to Nurses'

On Boxing Day 2017, Charlotte’s world came crashing down when she suffered a cardiac arrest. Her incredible engineer husband performed eight minutes of CPR. 

Case study 06 June 2023