Heartsafe campaign to teach lifesaving skills to children
1 March 2014 Last updated at 16:00 GMT
An ambitious cardiac specialist wants to train every secondary school pupil in Leicester and Leicestershire in how to resuscitate a heart attack victim.
Dr Doug Skehan's Heartsafe campaign is teaching CPR and how to use a defibrillator in schools around the county.
The project is backed by former Leicester Tigers and England rugby world cup-winning captain Martin Johnson.
East Midlands Today's Rob Sissons reports.