Published 15 October 2015

The Resuscitation Council (UK) and the European Resuscitation Council have today (15th October 2015) published the new resuscitation guidelines following the review of resuscitation science by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR).

Changes in the guidelines have been based on the available science and aimed at simplifying clinical practice, enhancing education, and improving outcomes.

The publication of new guidelines does not mean that current care is either unsafe or ineffective. You should continue to deliver training for RLSS UK and IQL UK awards and qualifications in line with our current manuals / resources.

RLSS UK and IQL UK are now reviewing the new guidelines. We aim to create amendments to resources and create any new artwork and images or film throughout the latter part of 2015.

Following a review of changes in the new guidelines, we aim to provide you with the mechanism to update and receive new training resources in early 2016.

We will provide you with more detail on dates and the update process required later this year.

Further information about the changes to the CPR guidelines can be found on the Resuscitation Council UK website at:

If you require any more information please call 0300 323 0096 and speak to the customer services team.