Cardiopulmonary resuscitation decisions - integrated adult policy: guidance

Updated guidance on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) policy reflecting feedback and changes to national good practice.


The Scottish Government would like to thank all of those that have contributed to the production and subsequent review of this document. The collaboration of territorial and special NHS Boards, the partner organisations and groups that provided advice and feedback through the development process and review process has been invaluable. A full list is available at:

Particular acknowledgment should be made to the members of the development groups and the review group and for the contribution of the original work of NHS Lothian led by Dr Juliet Spiller.


Email: Elizabeth Gourlay,

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