May 16, 2017

Would you be able to save a life?

What is CPR? CPR – or cardiopulmonary resuscitation – is a series of fast, vigorous chest compressions that are designed to pump the heart to circulate […]
December 18, 2015

Cardiac Arrest in Australia

“In medicine as well as in romantic poetry, it is the heart that is the center and controlling mechanics of life. If the heart stops, life […]
July 15, 2015
The heart and the plate

The Heart of Diabetes

Cardiac Arrest and Diabetes Cardiac arrest, when a heart suddenly stops beating, occurs in up to 30,000 Australians each year, and survival is poor. More often […]
July 4, 2015

Forward Thinking: Key To Cardiac Arrest Survival

John Lucas had no history of heart problems, nor does he have anything wrong with his heart today. Yet earlier this year he found himself in […]
April 29, 2015
Cassandra Scott meeting the strangers who saved her life

Meet Cassandra

On Wednesday December 12, 2012, 38-year-old Cassandra Scott lost consciousness in the surf at Coogee Beach. There was no sign of a pulse, her body was […]
April 22, 2015
Professor Paul Middleton in Antarctica

Cold Hands, Warm Heart

Professor Paul Middleton recently returned from a medical conference in icy Antarctica. Here’s a video he made over there about how you can save someone’s life by administering hands-only […]
August 25, 2014

Cardiac Arrest and the young

On August 10th 2014, 27-year-old Chris Head collapsed at Bondi Beach, on the last stretch of the annual City To Surf. He joins the long, but […]
May 28, 2014

Take Heart Australia on ABC Radio

Campaign to tackle poor cardiac arrest survival rate Cardiac arrest is one of Australia’s biggest killers, but experts believe thousands of those deaths could have […]