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Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK responds to concerns over DNR/DNACPR orders

Resuscitation Council UK is leading on the UK-wide adoption of the ‘ReSPECT’ process, which goes beyond End-of-Life Care, it’s about all of us at all stages of life having a healthcare plan that anticipates a life-threatening emergency.

Statements 17 May 2023

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Tick_stroke RCUK and GoodSAM partner to train and alert the public to provide lifesaving resuscitation to neighbours in cardiac arrest

Resuscitation Council UK have teamed up with GoodSAM, a platform used to alert people to cardiac arrests in their area, to provide vital CPR training and defibrillator awareness to increase the numbers of people available to respond to the ultimate medical emergency via their interactive and immersive award winning video learning; Lifesaver. 

Press release 16 May 2023

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Tick_stroke GoodSAM Cardiac Responder: Samantha Sharp

“This was the first time I had attended a cardiac arrest, so I was a bit nervous, but I took a deep breath and reminded myself that someone needed me quickly. Every minute without CPR decreases the chance of survival by 10%.”

Case study 15 May 2023

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Tick_stroke Case Study: Asad - 'From the football pitch to an eight day coma in a matter of hours'

When Asad met his work friends to play a 90 minute kickabout, he wasn’t expecting to wake up in hospital. Were it not for the presence of two hospital medics, he might not have woken up at all.

Case study 08 May 2023