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London has best cardiac arrest survival rates

22nd August 2012

New figures have shown that London has the best cardiac arrest survival rate in the country.

Throughout 2011-12, the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rate in London was 31.7%, compared to 24.4% in the East of England in second place followed by the North East at 24%, while the lowest performing South Central region where it was just 10.8%. The survival rate figures, which have been measured for the first time by all ambulance services in England, have been submitted to the Department of Health.

 

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Article Information

Title: London has best cardiac arrest survival rates
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 22555
Date Added: 22nd Aug 2012

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