Would you know what to do if someone
collapsed and stopped breathing?
Each year over 30,000 people in the UK have a cardiac arrest.
Less than 1 in 10 survive, leaving thousands of families
We're fighting to change that, with a surge of life-saving
Learn these vital skills, and help us create a Nation of
About Hands-only CPR
If an adult has suddenly collapsed, is not breathing normally
and is unrepsonsive, they are in cardiac arrest. There is no time
to lose. Even if you are untrained your actions can help.
There are two simple actions that you can do to help save their
- Call 999
- Push hard and fast in the centre of their chest about 100 - 120
times a minute until the ambulance service arrives.
How can you help?
By knowing the signs of cardiac
arrest and heart attacks you can
ring the emergency services as early as possible and help to reduce
the amount of time it takes before someone gets professional
treatment. You can also learn emergency life
support skills through our Heartstart training.