Record month for resuscitations in the North East

NEAS records most successful month ever for successful resuscitations in the North East. Thirty-eight per cent of patients attended to by the North East Ambulance Service in August were successfully resuscitated at the scene - a record for the service. Since 2010, successful resuscitations performed where a heart has stopped beating have risen to 28% - an increase of 11% The improved chances of survival are primarily due to ambulance crews arriving quickly, and administering effective ...