Only 31% of people in the UK who haven’t been professionally trained on a CPR course are likely to help somebody having a cardiac arrest, according to new research commissioned by Resuscitation Council (UK) and St John Ambulance for Restart a Heart Day today.
October 16 is Restart a Heart Day, a national bid led by The Resuscitation Council (UK), with the British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross, St John Ambulance, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Saving Lives for Scotland, to raise awareness of cardiac arrest and teach CPR to as many people as possible.
Mr Hoddle collapsed at BT Sport studios in October last year. He was rushed to hospital where he underwent a quadruple heart bypass before returning home. Thanks to the quick thinking of Sound Engineer Simon Daniels who used CPR treatment as well as the use of a defibrillator, Glen Hoddle was treated before the paramedics […]
The owner of an Essex-based first aid training company has been inspired to offer free CPR training after learning that just 22 per cent of people would feel confident using a defibrillator in an emergency. Local man, Richard Penny offered the training to 40 members of the public at Coggesall and taught volunteers how to […]