Meet our CPR heroes

Images of the everyday heroes

80% of out of hospital cardiac arrests happen in the home. Imagine being faced with the prospect of not knowing what to do if this happened to a member of your family. 

There is no better time than now to learn CPR. Know it and one day you could help save a life.

Read the stories of our everyday heroes

Alex and his teachers


When Alex collapsed at school, his teachers carried out CPR to save his life.

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Joel, Sam, Ben and Rhodri

Joel, Sam, Ben and Rhodri

Sam, Ben and Rhodri saved their friend Joel's life by performing CPR when he had a cardiac arrest.

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Angus, Simon and Richard

Angus, Simon and Richard
Simon and Richard came across Angus, unconscious after a cardiac arrest. They helped to save his life by performing CPR.

Watch them meet for the first time

Hilary and Norman

Hilary and Norman
Hilary helped to save her partner Norman's life when he had a cardiac arrest in the night. She gave him CPR until help arrived.

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Samantha and her parents

Samantha and her parentsSamantha learnt CPR at swimming club and so was able to perform it on her mother when she had a cardiac arrest at home.

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Jadyn and his dad, Ghayan

Jadyn and Ghayan Dad Ghayan performed CPR on Jadyn, then six, when he had a cardiac arrest at home, due to an undiagnosed heart condition.

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Michael Scott

Michael Scott

Michael was on a stag do when the father of the bride had a cardiac arrest. He performed CPR after learning it at a Heartstart course.

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