20th November 2015:

New Resuscitation Guidelines 2015

Resuscitation Council (UK)

The Resuscitation Council (UK) has now published the New Resuscitation Guidelines (2015) and are available to view. (Click Here To View Article).



23 February 2014:

Guidance on the use of emergency salbutamol inhalers in schools

A Department of Health paper in response to the Human Medicines (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 which allows schools to buy salbutamol inhalers, without a prescription, for use in emergencies.

First Published: September 2014. (Click Here to View Paper).



9th December 2014:

Consensus Paper on Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in England

A paper from The Resuscitation Council (UK) to bring some clarity to the analysis of data associated with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in England. This will help agree the scale of the problem and ensure that realistic targets for improvement can be set and the impact of interventions assessed.

Date: 16th October 2014. Revision date 16th October 2015. (Click Here to View Paper).



7th July 2012:

Emergency Treatment of Anaphylactic Reactions

Resuscitation Council (UK)

Guidelines for healthcare providers. Working Group of the Resuscitation Council (UK). January 2008. Annotated with links to NICE guidance July 2012. Review Date: 2013. (Click Here to View Article).



24th February 2012:

Medical Emergencies & Resuscitation Standards

Resuscitation Council (UK)

Medical Emergencies and Resuscitation Standards for clinical practice and training for dental practitioners and dental care professionals in general dental practice (July 2006). Revised and updated February 2012. (Click Here to View Article).



1st May 2011:

BTS Emergency Oxygen Use in Adult Patients

British Thoracic Society

New guidelines for emergency oxygen use in adult patients (Executive Summary). (Click Here to View Article).



11th March 2011:

Teaching ALL children how to save a life

A joint campaign by the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the British Heart Foundation is calling for ELS (Emergency Life Support), including vital CPR, to be a mandatory part of the National Curriculum in England. Secondary school students should be taught it from year 7, and their skills should be refreshed every year until they leave school. (Click Here To View Article).



27th January 2011:

First Aid at Work

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (Second Edition 2009). Approved Code of Practice and Guidance. (Click Here To View Article).


October 2010:

AED Compliance 2010

Resuscitation Council (UK)

AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) and compliance with Resuscitation Guidelines 2010. (Click Here To View Article).



8th October 2010:

Diagnosing Your Health Symptoms (Book)

Dr Knut Schroeder

Diagnosing Your Health Symptoms for DUMMIES written by Dr Knut Schroeder, GP and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, ISBN: 978-0-470-66096-6 Published by: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (Available on Amazon here).



6th October 2010:

BOC - Lincoln Medical (New Product)

Anapen Adrenaline 1:1000 Right dose, first time. The incidence and prevalence of serious allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis are increasing rapidly, as is the number of hospital admissions for anaphylactic shock. (Click Here To View Article).



1st October 2010:

Emergency use of Buccal Midazolam

Resuscitation Council (UK)

Emergency us of Buccal Midazolam in the Dental Practice. (Click Here To View Article).



1st September 2010:

The Legal Status of those who administer First Aid

Resuscitation Council (UK)

The Resuscitation Council UK) has just published an information document called: ‘The Legal status of those who attempt resuscitation’. (Click Here to View Article).


1st September 2010:

Emergency Treatment of Anaphylactic Reactions

Resuscitation Council (UK)

(Click Here To View Article).



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