Resuscitation Council (UK)

Community stories

  • JPFV.jpg The Quick-Thinking ConstableWhen Constable John Price walked into work on Monday 24 October 2016, he had no idea what to expect from his shift - and he certainly didn't expect to perform CPR and use a defibrillator to save a...
  • Neil Long MasterN1.jpg A Year of MiraclesOne year after his cardiac arrest, Neil, his wife Janice and son Oliver have met up with paramedics Sally and Liz to reflect on the night that changed his life.
  • NHS70 Article Image - Jonathan.jpg The NHS at 70The Resuscitation Council (UK) is taking a reflective look at what we value about the NHS through the experiences, beliefs and memories of the members of our Executive Committee and our members of...
  • JN1FV.jpg Sister, Mother, Lifesaver.Amelia Naylor was an active and healthy 10 year old - until the day she stopped breathing and went into cardiac arrest during a school running race.
  • RC01.jpg Trainee doctor races for CPR EducationAnesthetics trainee Dr Robert Golding is combining his love of medicine and motorsport to highlight the need for a speedy response when someone suffers a cardiac arrest.
  • WS - Dhiraj Case Study 1.jpg Medical student puts skills to useWhen fourth year medical student Dhiraj learned CPR at UCL Medical school, he wasn't expecting to put his skills to use at home in the middle of the night but that's exactly what happened when...
  • Swansea City football club 2.jpg Swans take flight with new defibrillator programmePremier League football club Swansea City are working to save future lives by rolling out a defibrillator programme throughout the Swansea Leagues and raising awareness for the life-saving devices.
  • Sam Mangoro One.jpg Young cardiac arrest survivor saved by CPRWhen Sam Mangoro was 16, he suffered a cardiac arrest during a PE lesson at school. His life was saved by the quick provision of CPR and use of a defibrillator.
  • Neil Davidson.jpg 'Miracle Man' saved by quick-thinking sonWhen Neil went into cardiac arrest, his son Oliver had to put the CPR skills he learned 10 years ago into action. Read their story and see how CPR education in schools saves lives.
  • RSAH IOW 1.jpg Small island, big heartA look at the Isle of Wight Ambulance service's excellent community initiatives for Restart a Heart day 2017.
  • Virtual Doctors Virtual DoctorsLearn how the Virtual Doctors are using smartphones to bring medical information - including the iResus app - to rural Africa.
  • Roger Baines Cardiac arrest survivor gives back on Restart a Heart Day51 year old Roger Baines suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest while playing football, and was saved by the quick-thinking of the bystanders around him. On Restart a Heart day, he's giving back...
  • Swanage Community Defibrillator Partnership Swanage Community Defibrillator PartnershipThis month we're proud to feature the story of the Swanage Community Defibrillator Partnership and the work they've done to provide AEDs and AED training to the coastal town of Swanage, Dorset.
  • Adam Kelly Lifesaver, saving livesAdam Kelly was on a lunchtime run when he witnessed someone collapse from cardiac arrest, he shares his story.