1. Education Guidelines

    Guidelines for achieving a gold-standard level of education in resuscitation practice for healthcare professionals and the general public.

  2. Epidemiology of cardiac arrest Guidelines

    A new section for the 2021 Guidelines which outlines data from UK studies about in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

  3. Ethics Guidelines

    A new section which outlines core ethical principles, and UK law around resuscitation. These guidelines should be operationalised in accordance with national mental capacity law.  

  4. Executive summary of the main changes since the 2015 Guidelines

    An introduction to the 2021 Guidelines, including details of key changes.

  5. Systems saving lives Guidelines

    These guidelines describe a number of system-level factors that can improve the management of cardiac arrest patients and provide best practice guidance for interventions to improve outcomes for both out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA).

  6. Guidelines Process

    Information about how the 2021 Guidelines were developed.

  7. Adult basic life support Guidelines

    Information about the confidence, knowledge and skills needed to act when someone sustains an out of hospital cardiac arrest.

  8. References

    A list of ERC references used in the 2021 Guidelines.

  9. President of Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) receives MBE in King’s inaugural New Year Honours List

  10. Resuscitation greats honoured at room opening ceremony

    The families of Peter Baskett and Sam Richmond opened two new meeting rooms dedicated to the pair at Resuscitation Council UK's office.