For health professionals and healthcare organisations

A diverse group of people around a manikin watching a CPR demonstration

BLSI (Basic Life Support Instructor Course)

BLSi has been created to empower first aid Instructors and others teaching Basic Life Support (BLS) to deliver effective, confidence-inspiring and inclusive teaching to a high standard. 


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.


Join our community of members and receive a wide range of benefits, including discount in our online shop.

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.


Find out what events are happening soon, and how you can get involved.

Hide newsletter form?


Tick_stroke Case Study: Karl - "Luckily when I had my sudden cardiac arrest, my wife was with me"

Karl had been suffering with a sore chest for a week before seeking medical attention. He was quickly admitted to hospital and informed that he may have had a heart attack - a revelation that left him shocked. 18 hours later, Karl experienced a sudden cardiac arrest.

Case study 16 April 2024

Tick_stroke Case Study: Natalie - "Without really thinking, I knew I had to act"

Natalie Jones, a midwife in the NHS, had completed her Resuscitation Council UK Immediate Life Support training just two weeks before her grandfather suffered a sudden cardiac arrest at her family home.

Case study 15 April 2024

Tick_stroke National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA) publishes ‘Public Report 2022-23’

The National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA) launches its 'Public Report 2022-23'. NCAA, created in 2009, is the national clinical audit of in-hospital cardiac arrests in the UK, and is a collaboration between the RCUK and the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC).

News 26 March 2024