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.
A page for public resources, including how to do CPR, how to use a defibrillator, what the ReSPECT process is, DNACPR decisions, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation decision making, case studies, sharing your story and Lifesaver - the interactive game in a film which teaches users what to do in an emergency and how to save a life.
RCUK have launched a survey to help us understand the services provided to survivors of out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in the UK.
We are excited to be advertising five job vacancies at RCUK. We are looking for people who are as passionate as we are to saving lives and who can use their skills to help us deliver our organisation’s vision.
We welcome the publication of ‘Better Together: Collaborative Working Between Emergency and Critical Care’, a framework published by The Royal College of Emergency Medicine and The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine.
We want everyone who looks after defibrillators to make sure their defib is signed up to the Circuit, a national network for defibrillators.
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RCUK remains committed to optimising patient outcomes whilst maintaining safety for all personnel who attend resuscitation events, and has reviewed its guidance in the context of the current prevalence of COVID-19 infection and the vaccination programme.
Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) and the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) are looking for new Generic Instructor Course (GIC) Educators.
We have five positions available to join our Executive Committee, which are open to applications from RCUK Full Members.