First Aid Training for School Pupils

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First Aid Training for School Pupils near High Wycombe We recently delivered a First Aid Course for a group of 12 – 15 year old pupils at a local school in Marlow. These courses are designed to teach young people basic life saving first aid skills in a fun and informative approach in order to…

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Mum Uses First Aid to Save Another Person’s Baby

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We recently came across this article and thought you should see it: http://www.hertsad.co.uk/news/st-albans-super-mum-uses-first-aid-to-save-another-person-s-baby-1-5194538  Choking is extremely common and very frightening especially when it involves babies and young children. This can be either from food or small objects that they sometimes pick up and put in their mouths. However, knowing what do in an emergency situation could…

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Vaper Danger and Heart Attacks – Are You Prepared?

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We thought this was an interesting issue around Vaper Danger. Studies have found that vaping with e–cigarettes can increase the chance of suffering a stroke or heart attack. Source: http://news.sky.com/story/e-cigarettes-containing-nicotine-may-increase-risk-of-heart-attack-11030500 Would you know what to do if someone was having a heart attack? If you would like to attend one of our first aid courses…

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First aid teacher saved by his own student after he suffered a heart attack during a course

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We recently came across this on the DailyMail and we thought we should share this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4744972/St-John-s-aid-teacher-saved-student.html This is another great example of why everyone needs to have the knowledge and skills to act with confidence when faced with a real life situation. Time is of the essence in situations such as this. The quicker you…

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This Morning TV producer left brain damaged from nut allergy appears on the show

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 I saw recently saw this on This Morning and thought you should see it: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/this-morning-tv-producer-nut-allergy-brain-damage-amy-may-shead-a7905751.html This is such a sad story and incredibly important reminder to us all to take allergies seriously. It was so brave of Amy to come on the show and for the family to discuss this on This morning to raise…

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Rise in acid attacks prompts calls for widespread first aid training

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Link: http://www.itv.com/news/2017-08-03/rise-in-acid-attacks-prompts-calls-for-widespread-first-aid-training/ We recently came across this article and thought it would be worth sharing. Sadly, there has been a huge spate of acid attacks lately. There have been more than 400 attacks in the last six months leading up to April this year (2017), according to figures from Police Forces in England and Wales. Doctors…

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Common First Aid Myths

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Myth 1: Leaning back with a nosebleed. However, leaning back will cause you to swallow blood, and you are likely to feel nauseous and vomit the blood. The best thing to do would be to lean forward with a nosebleed, pinch the nostrils shut and breathe through your mouth. Myth 2: A Heart attack casualty…

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Adrenaline Auto-Injectors to be held in all schools – campaign

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We thought this was an interesting issue around first aid in schools. Source: https://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/campaigning/generic-pen-campaign/ New legislation has recently come out from Allergy UK, who have been campaigning for some time to have emergency adrenaline auto–injectors (AAI) available in schools. AAIs give a potentially life-saving dose of adrenaline in the event of a severe allergic reaction…

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