Minister Zahawi – Opening address for APPG on Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

I am delighted to be here today. I would like to start by thanking the Royal Life Saving Society UK for their invitation to speak to you. I am sure we are all here today because we agree on one important thing – that even one person who loses their life due to drowning is one person too many. Read more

Our CEO Robert Gofton Monthly Update (May 2019)

It has been 16 days since I started my RLSS UK journey as CEO and it has certainly been a jam packed 384 hours! Read more

Kathy bravely took to the skies!

Our Community Drowning Prevention Co-ordinator Hannah Wiggins-Bettles had the pleasure of meeting two of our active fundraising volunteers last week, Kathy and Paige. Read more

Everything you need to know about Compliance

When you set up as a new RLSS UK Approved Training Centre/Provider (ATC/P) you embark on an exciting experience. The qualification you have been approved to deliver carries a mark of quality that is recognised not only in the UK but Worldwide. Read more

Heroic actions with tragic consequences

I read with real sadness this week, of the inquest into the tragic death of 14-year-old Teya Davies. The inquest made clear that in heroically trying to save her friends’ life – she lost her own. Read more

Our Interim CEO Rick Tazzini's Monthly Update (January 2019)

In my initial days as Interim CEO here at RLSS UK, I have had a busy time getting to know more about the valuable lifesaving work undertaken across the UK and Ireland, by our loyal force of Trainers,Members, Volunteers and Staff.  The work each and every one of you do helps to prevent unnecessary loss of life. Read more

A message from newly appointed Trustee Board Youth Advisor

Hello! I’m James and I’m delighted to introduce myself as the new Youth Advisor to the Board of Trustees. Read more

Bridging the Gap

Chris Harper, the RLSS UK’s Youth Advisor to the Management Board, has given us an insight into the Youth Development Officer’s role… Read more

Getting to know your Board of Trustees – Bryan Finlay

What do you do in life outside of RLSS UK? I am a qualified paramedic and currently work for the Scottish Ambulance Service as a regional community resuscitation development manager. Read more

Former Olympian Mark Foster – Why you need a race plan!

When I was competing I would always maintain a good level of fitness, staying in shape, eating healthily and regulating my sleeping pattern. Read more

The Season of Good Cheer – and Good Deeds!

As we race towards the festive season, do keep in mind that there are lots of opportunities to support RLSS UK that don’t involve dipping your hand in your pocket. Read more


Survive and Save Role of Honour – The following Lifesavers have achieved the highest achievement in the Survive & Save Programme, the Distinction Award.  This is awarded to those who achieve 3 Gold Level awards within a 24 month period. Read more