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Nightmare Before Christmas: No First Aid Training

Nightmare Before Christmas: No First Aid Training

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 14 December 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

Christmas is upon us once again and with all of the excitement and festivities that this time of year brings, it is easy to forget about health and safety.

This is when accidents can occur, so it is important to take extra care, both in and out of work.

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Heart

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Heart

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 07 December 2017. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

During the Christmas and New Year period there is an increase in festivities and events such as family get togethers, parties and work functions. Whilst this is a fun and festive time of year for all, it can also mean a time of excess, especially when it comes to alcohol.

When and why should a defibrillator be used?

When and why should a defibrillator be used?

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and effective CPR is the only definitive treatment for a victim of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart, through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest in an attempt to restart the heart in a regular rhythm. 

Winter First Aid: What you need to know

Winter First Aid: What you need to know

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 23 November 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid

With plummeting temperatures and the shorter days we are experiencing, it is safe to say that Winter is well and truly here. With common colds and viruses circulating this time of year, it is important to ensure you wear extra layers to keep warm during the colder months.

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