We have made an online video to teach people how to
save lives with a defibrillator
The film, ‘Shockingly easy’, features Paramedic Karen Walling
showing what to do if you see someone suffer a cardiac arrest,
including how to shock their heart to get it started again.
We have prepared a text
transcript for the video for site visitors who are visually or
The film was made in the Imperial War Museum, Kennington, where
one of the 1,000 public-access defibrillators in London is
People who work in places like museums and train stations are
trained to use public-access defibrillators while an ambulance is
on the way.
Cardiac arrest victims need treatment with a defibrillator as soon
as possible to give them the best chance of survival.