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Shining a light on SAD

Shining a light on SAD

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Friday, 10 November 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid

Now that the clocks have gone back, we are experiencing much shorter days. During the winter months, it can get dark as early as 4pm.

For the most part, it is often dark when we leave in the morning and also when we get home in the evenings. This can result in some people experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD can be described as feelings of depression during the colder, winter months.

Remember, Remember, stay safe on the fifth of November

Remember, Remember, stay safe on the fifth of November

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 02 November 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid

Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. Now that Halloween has passed, the focus has quickly shifted to bonfire night. Every year, on the 5th November, people all over the UK gather around the bonfire to watch the Guy burn. 

Stranger Things Have Happened

Stranger Things Have Happened

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 26 October 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid

The moment we have all been anticipating has finally arrived. Season 2 of Stranger Things has finally hit Netflix.

We are about to get answers to some very important questions we have all been pondering over for the last year. ‘Where is Eleven now?’ ‘Is Will actually OK?’ are just a few questions that have been thrown around the Imperative office.

Why is Knowing how to Perform CPR so Important?

Why is Knowing how to Perform CPR so Important?

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is a life-saving skill that everyone should have as you never know when you may need CPR to save a person’s life.

People die every day from cardiac arrest, drowning, smoke inhalation and other causes as a result of family members, friends and bystanders who do not know how to respond to an emergency situation effectively.

In the time it takes the emergency services to arrive to the scene, the victim’s chance of survival is rapidly decreasing. Often, it is too late which is why bystander CPR is so important. 

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