Every year over 3,500 people around Scotland are treated by the Ambulance Service after having a cardiac arrest. Unfortunately only around 1 in 20 people will survive.
So let’s be ready. We’re asking you to say ‘I’ll do it’ and be one of 500,000 people in Scotland getting trained in CPR.
More about the strategy
15 Dec 2017
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland have launched a new website which provides people with the opportunity to share their very personal stories, with the aim of reaching others in similar situations.
16 Nov 2017
Our partners offered up some amazing opportunities for young people as a part of our CPR campaign with Young Scot!
20 Oct 2017
Check out this story from a group of amazing volunteers bringing life-saving skills to the communities of Lanarkshire.
11 Oct 2017
Monday 16 October marks Restart a Heart Day 2017! It also happens to be the 2nd Birthday of Save a Life for Scotland.
06 Oct 2017
European Restart a Heart day is less than 2 weeks away! Check out the list of CPR events happening across the country.
04 Aug 2017
Gregor Newton suffered from a cardiac arrest at home and thanks to the dedication of several people, an amazing chain of survival set off to help him and his life was saved.
RT @BHFScotland: A person having a cardiac arrest will die in minutes unless someone steps in. Learn the skills to save a life:… https://t.co/7C9yTJqQA8
💗 Michael, 77, collapsed without warning, his life was saved by his son who performed chest compressions for 7 minu… https://t.co/jZfRYlCNnS
RT @S_piperWildcat: Lovely evening last night with The Turriff Ladies Circle. All keen to learn CPR and potentially save a life. ❤️ https://t.co/5fMYTGy2U4