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Safety and Welfare

What is a Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

A sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, anytime and anyplace

Watch this video and learn more about sudden cardiac arrest, who is affected and how to save a life. 

If effective action is taken within the first minute of someone experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest, it can treble their chances of survival.

Would YOU know what to do?

Hear from Martin Johnson CBE (the former England rugby union captain and head coach, and patron of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust); Joe Humphries Memorial Trust founder and chair Steve Humphries (whose son Joe tragically collapsed and died from a sudden cardiac arrest aged just 14); sudden cardiac arrest survivor Saskia Holland, and Saskia’s father Neil.

They discuss how, by being prepared and acting quickly and appropriately in an emergency, you can help to save a life.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Digital Toolkit

Learn to be quick, be smart and restart a heart with our life-saving digital learning toolkit that will enable you to act swiftly and effectively in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.

Take a look

Related Resources

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How to Save a Life

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor Fabrice Muamba

  • A Cause Close to my Heart – Martin Johnson on the Importance of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training


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