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 TV and film ‘thump’ is not effective alternative to CPR, researchers at University of Warwick demonstrate

Several alternative methods to CPR have shown no benefit in saving lives in a review by University of Warwick researchers. The systematic review reinforces CPR as the ‘gold standard’ technique when someone is in cardiac arrest.

Press release 15 February 2021

Tick_stroke Resuscitation Council UK welcomes NCEPOD report

Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) welcomes the report, ‘Time Matters’, into the quality of care provided in UK hospitals following an out of hospital cardiac arrest.

Statements 11 February 2021

Tick_stroke Qualitative findings from the ReSPECT Evaluation Study

We welcome the publication online on 19 January of the findings of a qualitative observational study of ReSPECT conversations in six NHS Trusts.

Statements 08 February 2021