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​Would you know what to do?

West Midlands Ambulance Service, in association with the British Heart Foundation, is supporting HeartStart Schemes within our area.

On the course you can learn vital lifesaving skills which could help to keep a person alive until professional help arrives.

The course includes:

  • How to call for help
  • How to help someone who is unconscious
  • How to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • How to recognised the warning signs of a heart attack
  • How to deal with choking
  • How to deal with serious bleeding


The course requires no special medical skills. They are FREE and take about 2 hours.

Courses are available to the general public from the age of 10 years plus.

It could be one of the most valuable things you'll ever learn and in the future your skills may mean the difference between life and death to a friend or a member of your family.

Book your place?

Herefordshire HeartStart

Loraine Coleman
Co-Ordinator/Project Manager


Telephone: 0845 6060654


HeartStart Staffordshire

HeartStart Team


Telephone: 01785 237341
(Please leave a message, along with all your contact details and someone will get back to you)

HeartStart Shropshire CFR

Terry Foster


Telephone: 07816 132768

Useful Links

M​​​​ore details can be found on the website for British Heart Foundation