For health professionals and healthcare organisations

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

Guarantee your workplace knows what to do in an emergency with this SCORM-compliant digital learning tool that 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 Football teammates save a life

Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at any time. It can happen to elite footballers, such as Danish international Christian Eriksen, and it can also happen to someone having a weekly kick-about in the gym. No matter who they happen to, and which type of pitch they happen to be on, there’s one thing that’s certain – quick CPR and defibrillation can be the difference between life and death.    

17 June 2021

Tick_stroke RCUK congratulates Professor Gavin Perkins for being named as an ILCOR giant

We are delighted that Professor Gavin Perkins has joined the impressive and elite group of notable individuals who have been honoured since 1985 as a 'Giant' in resuscitation by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR).

News 15 June 2021

Tick_stroke CPR charity encourages people to act immediately when someone collapses following Christian Eriksen incident

Charity Resuscitation Council UK is urging members of the public to learn how to perform CPR after international footballer Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch during Denmark’s match today.

News 15 June 2021