Parents Urged To Watch This Life-Saving Video For Babies

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Parents

Parents are being urged to watch a video that will teach them how to perform baby CPR. St John Ambulance created the animated video after discoveri...

Fear Of Performing CPR Is 'Costing Lives', Charity Warns

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Public fear around performing CPR is increasing the risk of death from cardiac arrest, a leading charity has warned. Research conducted by Warwick ...

Should Schoolchildren Be Taught CPR?

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

All school children should be taught how to resuscitate someone in an emergency, a charity has said, after it emerged around 6,000 people could be sav...

Is it Possible to Get a Healthier View of Death?

Tony Lobl | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Have you popped into your local, neighbourhood Death Café recently? No, it's not a new franchise with baristas offering to add a dash of arsenic to your daily caffeine spike. Nor is it a high street variation on Dignitas where you can enjoy an espresso with your euthanasia.

The Hippocratic Paradox: When Is Resuscitating a Patient Doing Them Harm?

Elizabeth Dzeng | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Dzeng

I feel that the UK is at a crossroads in much the same way that the US was several decades ago. High profile court cases surrounding patient rights at the end of life catalyzed a set of changes, which led to America's current system of aggressive treatments at all costs regardless of futility or clinical common sense.

Doctors 'Failing Acutely Ill Patients'

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Cardiac arrests in hospitals could be prevented if doctors recognise and act on early warning signs more quickly, a health watchdog has said. More ...

Saved By A Heartbeat

PA | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK

An ad featuring actor Vinnie Jones carrying out CPR has been cleared following complaints that he performs the technique incorrectly, a watchdog has r...

We're Making Heart Attack Progress, But We Can't Stop Now

Professor Peter Weissberg | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Peter Weissberg

New heart statistics published this week are a welcome reminder of how far we've come in the past decade. Between 2002 and 2010, the proportion of people in the UK who die from a heart attack each year has more than halved.

The Greatest Kiss of all is the Kiss of Life

Maura Gillespie | Posted 30.09.2011 | UK
Maura Gillespie

August 2 is National Kissing Day and a great way to poke fun at the fact Brits are apparently losing their passion for a daily game of tonsil tennis. But it also serves as a timely reminder that the greatest kiss anyone can ever give is the kiss of life.