Restart a Heart Day 16th October 2019
We want to raise awareness of the importance of knowing CPR when in the presence of someone needing help.
What is Restart a Heart Day
British Heart Foundation are the leaders in promoting the vital messaging of helping people understand the steps needed when someone is having a cardiac arrest and the impact this can have.
Knowing CPR, using a defibrillator and calling on the teams trained to take over, can quite literally be the difference between life and death.
Read on to hear what we have to say and discover how the fast actions of knowing how restart a heart has had on one of our patients.
Phil’s story is an amazing example of where the chain of events helped save his life.
CPR Advice from British Heart Foundation
Below is a download for the steps on CPR, however we would always advise undertaking a training course to make sure you’re always up to date on the latest practices.