ukactive exists to improve the health of the nation by getting more people, more active, more often. ukactive provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, all of which support our vision and have a role to play in achieving that goal.
We serve over 4,000 members and partners from across the public, private and third sectors, from multinational giants to local voluntary community groups. We do so by facilitating partnerships, campaigning and providing outstanding membership services.
As a sports first aid expert, Emma is a member and contributor to their journal.
Why Defibrillators Save Lives & Why All Sports Clubs Should Have One
Around 30,000 people in Britain every year suffer a sudden cardiac arrest in the community. A cardiac arrest can affect anyone at any time – from young children at school (often during sports lessons or after-school clubs), to adults when they are at home, work or out and about – and frequently when attending the gym or participating in sport.