Analysis of Drownings 2009-2013

What do we REALLY know about death by drowning in Surrey? Inspired by the initiative of Avon Branch, reported last year, we decided to create a database of the fatal drownings in Surrey in recent years. Using a variety of searches, largely through Google, we were able to establish the details of 21 incidents over . . . → Read More: Analysis of Drownings 2009-2013

The role of the Branch Chair – a few reflections by Graham

It is over ten years ago that I agreed to take on the role of Branch Chair. This was never my intention, but time flies. For reasons that were relevant then, I said at the time that no matter what, I was going to retire from most, if not all, lifesaving activity when I was . . . → Read More: The role of the Branch Chair – a few reflections by Graham

Drowning Statistics

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RLSS UK 'Save a Baby's Life' Workshops

The Royal Life Saving Society UK’s ‘Save a Baby’s Life’ workshops aim to teach basic emergency skills to anyone who cares for a baby.

You will learn; • Infant Life Support (CPR) • Infant choking (diagnosis and treatment) • Infant drowning (diagnosis and treatment)

In Surrey, we have run these events for organised groups, such . . . → Read More: RLSS UK ‘Save a Baby’s Life’ Workshops

Membership Statistics

Membership numbers can fluctuate a little throughout the year as some members don’t renew by direct debit so may fall in and out of membership. The Branch doesn’t automatically receive statistics and all records are maintained at River House. However, here are a few snapshots. As schools have come under pressure we’ve lost a few . . . → Read More: Membership Statistics

SPORT - Survive & Save Instructors' Development Day - 17/5/15


Caterham School Sports Centre, Harestone Valley Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6YA

This is a rare and fantastic opportunity for anyone who is interested in teaching sport lifesaving as part of the Survive & Save syllabus, but feels there are things they . . . → Read More: SPORT – Survive & Save Instructors’ Development Day – 17/5/15

RLSS UK Surrey Branch - AGM Notice 2015

Dear Member

RLSS Surrey Branch AGM Notice 2015

The AGM of Surrey Branch will be held at 6pm at the Watermill Inn, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1NN, on Sunday 8 March.

Guest Speaker

We are to be joined by Katie Rabone, a trustee of Nile Swimmers, who you may have seen featured on the . . . → Read More: AGM Notice 2015

14 Apr 2013 – Branch AGM

The following email has been sent to all members:

Dear Branch Member

If you were at the Branch Competition this Saturday evening, you’ll understand why I am feeling so excited about lifesaving in Surrey right now. Nearly a hundred competitors, plus their Instructors, Team Managers and parents, friends and family members, packed into the Woking . . . → Read More: 14 Apr 2013 – Branch AGM

The New Survive and Save Programme

Most of you will have all seen the news in the latest copy of Lifesaver Magazine, but we wanted to remind those of you who are Trainer/Assessors of the next important step that YOU need to take.

FIRST – You need to get a copy of the New Lifesaving Manual for Instructors

The new manual . . . → Read More: The New Survive and Save Programme


Search in progress for 48yr old angler who fell into river retrieving fish – – #rlsssry #dorkls #rlssuk