CPR in Action

When it comes to CPR, sometimes fear of the unknown can stand in our way and act as a barrier to initiating prompt bystander intervention. Below are two videos which aim to address these fears and show what CPR looks like in action, step by step.

See CPR and the whole Chain of Survival in Action

This video illustrates how prompt CPR is vital to the overall chain of survival.

See CPR in Action for BBC Three’s How Not To Die Series*

A depiction of CPR from a cardiac arrest survivor who was saved by bystander CPR and early use of an AED.

*Please note that this video contains rescue breaths. As per current Resuscitation Council UK guidelines, for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic compression-only CPR with a tea towel covering the patient’s face is advised to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To see the full RCUK guidelines, click here.


48 minutes ago

Don't forget this #halloween that it's frightfully easy to help to save a life! Call 999 ➡ Start #CPR ➡ Use a #defibrillator if available. ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for the final installment of Resus-O-Ween 🦇 🎃! Let's kill the stigma that's killing women and #givehercpr. We discuss some of the reasons why women are less likely to receive CPR and clear up any misconceptions.

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3 days ago

Welcome back to Resus-O-Ween 🦇 🎃! The fear of doing #CPR incorrectly often stems from a lack of confidence. Today we'll touch on confidence and provide an important reminder that you won't be alone! Your 999 call handler will talk you through CPR and stay with you until the ambulance arrives.

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