A guide to different first aid courses

There are a number of different type of first aid training courses available, so how do you know which one to choose? Often when we think about first aid first aid training we think about CPR or applying the bandage for a bleed, maybe we think of the recovery position...

When was your last first aid course?

First aid courses are designed and delivered to teach a non-medical person life saving skills on administering first aid and how to save a person’s life. Anyone can be trained in these skills and the main aim of first aid is to provide immediate care until further...

Anaphylaxis and EpiPen’s

Millions of people worldwide have allergies. People can be allergic to just about anything and some people are allergic to more than one thing. Allergies to nuts, bee stings and shellfish are common, but people can be allergic to certain medicines, soaps, perfumes and...

Advice for hot weather

Summer is on the way – and millions of us will be enjoying the forecasted hot weather. Many of the population will be heading out to enjoy the predicted hot weather this weekend while the country prepares for a record-breaking week of boiling weather. As...

The importance of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training

Ventricular fibrillation often leads to a cardiac arrest; cardiac arrest is a situation where a sudden stop of effective blood circulation is caused from the hearts failure to contract effectively. The British hearts foundation defines this as “A cardiac...

What do Students expect from Instructors?

Information is power. Your level of success is determined by the application of what you know or the information you have access to. The truth is how can one get the information that is required to achieve the success desired? I believe one of the ways to acquire...

First Aid Training is Important

First aid or emergency first aid is the care that is given to an injured or sick person prior to treatment by medically trained personnel. Some self-limiting illnesses or minor injuries may only require first aid intervention, and no further treatment. First aid...