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Emergency First Aid: How to Locate your Nearest Defibrillator

Emergency First Aid: How to Locate your Nearest Defibrillator

Date: Wednesday, 13 January 2016. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Training

In our previous blog post, we highlighted the issues surrounding emergency response times and the impact that they can have in life-threatening situations. We also promoted the benefits of learning first aid so that individuals can step in and do everything in their power to help save casualties in a critical condition.

However, in some instances, individuals will not have access to the advanced medical equipment needed to provide effective treatment for the patient. Sudden cardiac arrest is a prime example of one of these instances.

Six-year-old girl chokes to death after 30 minute wait for paramedics

Six-year-old girl chokes to death after 30 minute wait for paramedics

Date: Friday, 08 January 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

There’s no doubt about it that the emergency services are life savers. They are super heroes in our eyes, knights in shining armour dashing to our rescue on their noble steeds. In fact, they possibly have the most rewarding job of all as they work tirelessly to help others on a daily basis.

However, they cannot always reach us when we need them most.

Imperative Training – What should be in your first aid kit?

Imperative Training – What should be in your first aid kit?

Date: Monday, 21 December 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

A first aid kit should be readily available if someone suffers an accident, whether this is at home, work, school or any public setting.

In many cases, this is a legal requirement. The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations state that all workplaces must have a properly stocked first aid kit on site to deal with medical situations.

Christmas Dinner – A Food Safety Guide

Christmas Dinner – A Food Safety Guide

Date: Thursday, 17 December 2015. -  
Blog, Food

Christmas is a busy time of year for many dining establishments, with guests flocking through the door to enjoy the holiday season with friends and family.

As well as making sure your festive meal is a taste sensation that your customers will love, it’s important to ensure that all your food is prepared and cooked properly so that it’s safe to eat.

A busy kitchen is no excuse for poor hygiene and safety practices, so make sure your kitchen staff are well aware of these guidelines before you start.

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