Hand on Heart is a dedicated children’s charity with a mission to keep children safe and prevent the deaths of 12 young people who die of sudden cardiac arrest each week in the UK.


Whose vision is that all educational establishments and community facilities for children’s activities have defibrillators in place; are confident to manage a health emergency and that deaths from sudden cardiac arrest are prevented.

As a dedicated charity we have:

Despatched more than 1160 defibrillators in schools across the UK

Trained more than 7362 staff how use a deliberator with confidence

More than 35,680 students have received Basic Life Support Skills

Successfully protect more than 314,300 heart s on a daily basis in schools and community groups across the UK that have defibrillators on site!


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