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Restart a Heart

Save a Life: Learn CPR

Every October, to mark Global Heart Restart Day, we will co-ordinate the training of thousands of students across secondary schools in Wales.

If someone goes into cardiac arrest, their chance of survival doubles if it happens in front of a bystander who starts CPR immediately before we arrive.

To register your school's interest please click on this link.

Save Life Wales

Save Life Wales was set up to encourage people across Wales to learn CPR and to feel confident using a defibrillator if someone has a cardiac arrest at home.

Every year over 6,000 people will have a cardiac arrest in the community in Wales, and the survival rate is less than 5%. Save Life Wales aims to significantly increase this survival rate.

The Touch of Life campaign focuses on teaching people basic CPR and defibrillation skills – due to covid-19 this is currently available as an online training tool.

Take a few minutes to learn or brush up on your CPR skills - they could be some of the most important minutes you can spend.

Find out more at www.lyw.cymru/savealifecymru

Watch the CPR video here .

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