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keep someone alive until professional help arrives

Information for medical students

You could support school teachers to deliver Emergency Life Support skills to their pupils and help save lives, inspire and educate. If you are in year group 1 - 5 at the following medical schools you will be eligible to join the scheme and receive training from the London Ambulance Service. Medical students are eligible to claim back travel expenses for visits to schools - click here to download an expense form.

Barts and The London
St George's
Guy's, King's and St Thomas'

Click here for an information leaflet and click here to read what medical students think of the project.

Process of SLL for medical students

  • Attend a 4 hour Heartstart UK Emergency Life Support Skills and Introduction to Methods of Instruction Course (IMOI). Training and assessment is conducted by the London Ambulance Service (LAS).
  • Training course dates are sent to you well in advance and training sessions are held in each medical school.
  • Attend a yearly refresher course.
  • Look out for suitable dates for sessions for you to go into schools, which are advertised on the SLL website user area.