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First Aid at Home: Why should parents learn first aid?

First Aid at Home: Why should parents learn first aid?

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Monday, 15 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

Each year, 2,700,000 people are injured as a result of an accident at home, with 4,000 of those injuries ending in fatalities. With this in mind, 82% of parents with young children questioned say that they would not know what to do if their child suffered an accident.

Are your children in safe hands at nursery?

Are your children in safe hands at nursery?

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Tuesday, 09 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

From September 2016 new nursery and pre-school staff will be required to undertake paediatric first aid for the first time, thanks to the new government proposal – ‘Millie’s Mark’.

First aid emergency: How to treat someone who is Choking

First aid emergency: How to treat someone who is Choking

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Thursday, 04 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

How to stop someone from choking

Approximately 16,000 cases of choking are treated in hospital each year in the UK

Choking is something that happens when someone’s airway suddenly gets blocked, either fully or partly, which prevents them from breathing.

First aid emergency: How to provide CPR

First aid emergency: How to provide CPR

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Thursday, 04 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

How to provide CPR to a casualty

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure that is used if someone is not breathing properly or if their heart has stopped. The combination of chest compressions and rescue breaths keep blood and oxygen circulating the body.

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