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UK HSE Update Part 1 – Inclusion of AED Training, Tourniquets & Haemostatic Dressings

UK HSE Update Part 1 – Inclusion of AED Training, Tourniquets & Haemostatic Dressings

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Tuesday, 16 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators, Courses, Training

Awareness of defibrillators has increased dramatically over the last 5 years in the UK and it’s an intuitive recommendation by the HSE to include training on defibrillators into first aid at work courses.

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.

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