Restart A Heart Day (RSAH)

First organised and run in 2013, it soon became clear that there was a passion to train young citizens key life saving skills within schools and In 2014  Yorkshire Ambulance Service devised a mass training event across the schools in their operational area. In 2017 over 200,000 school aged children and young citizens being taught key life saving skills on the day around the UK by hundreds of volunteers within their schools.

Remote First Aid are pleased to have been @invited again by the Resuscitation Council for the 8th year, in now what has become a global training event NOW called – RESTART A HEART DAY 2018. This invite forms part of Remote First Aid’s *Community Investment Policy. The event was born out of key information from clinical findings on out of hospital survival rates in Denmark where children are taught these key life saving skills as standard within their curriculum since 2005.

**”In 2005, CPR training became compulsory for all Danish schoolchildren over 11 years of age. In the next 6 years, the provision of CPR by members of the public more than doubled and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest tripled. In Stockholm, when members of the public started CPR and used a defibrillator before the arrival of an ambulance 70% of people survived but, when resuscitation was delayed until an ambulance arrived, only 31% survived. We would encourage schools to sign up to RESTART A HEART DAY 2018” and to increase the UK survival rates.

This years event will take place Tuesday 16th October and our trainers have been busy liaising with schools on how they can benefit from Remote First Aid’s trainer expertise where our trainers will join schools to deliver totally FREE sessions to the pupils and staff as part of this global programme of events.


Currently we have volunteers signed up by schools in the following areas:

Berkshire, Cardiff City, Cheshire, Cumbria, Exeter, Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Hampshire, Newport City, Swindon Wiltshire.

If you would like a team of trainers to support your school please drop us a email at

We would be delighted to send you a schools information pack and how to get involved.

In-line with the Resuscitation Council Guidance all our volunteer trainers hold DBS certificates and forms part of the schools due diligence checks on our services.

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