by Heather

March 26, 2020

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Over 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen each year in the UK and around 80% of those happen at home.  The Resuscitation Council have issued new guidelines for performing CPR in the community during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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This updated guidance advises against performing “mouth-to mouth” rescue breaths to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Please familiarise yourselves with this new guidance:
COVID-19 CPR Guidelines

In these very difficult times, it's important to be aware of the latest guidelines, to help you to keep yourselves, your loved ones and your wider community safe.

So please, Stay at Home, Protect our NHS and help to Save Lives.

About the author 

Heather

Heather is co-owner and Director of Training of HTS Training Ltd - the specialist first aid training providers. She has been a registered nurse for over 25 years, and has been training first aid commercially for more than 15 years.

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