About us

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About us

Resuscitation Council UK is saving lives by developing guidelines, influencing policy, delivering courses and supporting cutting-edge research. Through education, training and research, we’re working towards the day when everyone in the country has the skills they need to save a life.

Ways you can support

Membership

Join the Resuscitation Council UK community of members and receive a wide range of benefits, including discount in our online shop.

Donations

Help us change and save lives across the four nations by donating to RCUK.

Restart A Heart Day

Taking place on or around 16 October every year, members of the public learn essential CPR skills as part of Restart a Heart. Will you join us this year?

Share your story

If you are a cardiac arrest survivor, you've saved a life with CPR, or you have a story about your CPR or ReSPECT decision, we'd love to hear from you.

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Research and Development

We provide financial and practical support for resuscitation-related research projects that aim to shape what we know about resuscitation.

Lifesaver learning

With our interactive game in a film Lifesaver, you’ll find yourself at the heart of the emergency. Learn CPR skills at home, in your workplace or in VR mode!

Professional resources

Our evidence-based Guidelines, Quality Standards and Training Courses provide healthcare professionals with everything they need to deliver excellence.

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News

Tick_stroke A look at 2022

RCUK’s president, Prof Andy Lockey and CEO, Dr James Cant reflect on the past year, and what we’re doing next.

05 January 2022

Tick_stroke Help us shape our Vision to 2030 

RCUK is inviting the resuscitation and health and social care community, as well as people with lived experience of cardiac arrest or CPR decision making, to provide feedback on our Vision to 2030. 

News 06 December 2021

Tick_stroke RCUK welcome the appointment of new RCUK President Prof Andy Lockey 

We’re pleased to announce that Prof Andy Lockey became President of Resuscitation Council UK today (2 December).

Statements 02 December 2021