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Supporting Restart A Heart Day

Franklins Training Services are proud to be supporting Restart a Heart, a designated yearly day of action with the aim to teach vital life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to as many people as possible.

 

8 Facts why is CPR so important?

1. 270 Children die in the UK every year after suffering a Sudden Cardiac Arrest at School

2. Approximately 30,000 Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests occur every year in the UK

3. Approximately 80% of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests occur at Home; 20% will occur in public places.

4. Without immediate treatment, 90-95% of Sudden Cardiac Arrest victims will die

5. The emergency services average response time to a cardiac event related incident in an urban area is 11 minutes

6. If a defibrillator is used and effective CPR is performed within 3-5 minutes of cardiac arrest, their chance of survival increase from 6% to 74%

7. Only 22% of people in the UK would be confident in performing CPR on a stranger

8. For every minute that goes by where a victim of Sudden Cardiac Arrest does not receive treatment, their chance of survival decreases by 10%

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