Resuscitation Council (UK)

Community stories

  • 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.