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Statements and resources on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), CPR and Resuscitation

In support of our healthcare community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have produced a series of resources, including guidance, amended algorithms and statements.

e-Lifesaver

Workplace training tool e-Lifesaver is free to the NHS for six months and meets the national standard for CPR and AED awareness training.

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Research and Development

As part of our drive to build our knowledge of what best practice in resuscitation means, RCUK funds and supports resuscitation research projects across the UK.

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Tick_stroke Confusion around what to do during COVID-19 when someone’s in a cardiac arrest could cause delay in life-saving action, warn charities

Confusion around what to do during COVID-19 when someone’s in a cardiac arrest could cause delay in life-saving action, warn charities. 

Press release 15 October 2020

Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK welcomes CQC review into use of DNACPR during the COVID-19 pandemic

Resuscitation Council UK welcomes the Department of Health and Social Care’s commissioning of the Care Quality Commission to review the use of DNACPR during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Statements 13 October 2020

Tick_stroke James Cook’s NLS courses during COVID-19

Resuscitation Officer Nicki Rennison spoke to RCUK about how the James Cook University Hospital is facilitating Newborn Life Support courses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Case study 21 September 2020