John and Emma

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.

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Someone demonstrating CPR on a mannequin while using a defibrillator

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.

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Simon Brown

Tick_stroke Case Study: Simon - "It took a team to save my life"

Simon was 53 and helping coach his son’s U17 football team.  As it was the festive season, the lads wanted a fun game with the coaches joining . Whilst playing, Simon felt a little dizzy and couldn’t catch his breath. He put his hands on his knees and that was it...

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John and Susan

Tick_stroke Case Study: Susan - "CPR training helped save my husband’s life"

In May 2022, 24 hours before a flight to Italy, Susan’s husband, John, had a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. On that fateful day, both Susan and her daughter, Kendall were at home. They heard a strange noise coming from downstairs - a cross between a snore and a gurgle.

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