‘Cough CPR’ Myth

‘Cough CPR’ Myth

The ‘cough CPR’ myth has been circulating the internet for a while now, especially on social media sites. If you come across it, please avoid sharing and spreading it any further and consider letting the person who posted it know that there’s no truth in it....
Teach your child ‘999’

Teach your child ‘999’

From a very early age children have the capacity to remember and recite lots of information. Teaching children what to do in an emergency doesn’t need to be frightening. Obviously, we want to keep it age appropriate, but knowing what to do and how to get help...
What is Agonal Breathing?

What is Agonal Breathing?

Agonal breathing is the medical term for a certain type of gasping for air, usually during a cardiac arrest. It should not be mistaken for ‘normal breathing’ and can sound like: Gasping Snorting Moaning Sporadic breathing Agonal respiration most often...
Your Guide to the Recovery Position

Your Guide to the Recovery Position

If someone is unconscious, but they’re breathing normally call 999 and put them in the recovery position. Knowing how to put a casualty into the recovery position whilst someone else fetches help – could save their life. Click this link to find out how you...
Your Guide to CPR & Rescue Breaths – Adults

Your Guide to CPR & Rescue Breaths – Adults

Most people wouldn’t hesitate to give rescue breaths to a family member but may not want to do so with a stranger. Each situation is different and since Covid 19, it is understandable that people feel more reluctant. If you are able to give rescue breaths, then...