First Aid

Sport Stars’ Deaths Linked to Cardiac Arrest

Sport Stars’ Deaths Linked to Cardiac Arrest

Date: Tuesday, 05 May 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators

It has been a tragic week in the world of sport after sport persons Gregory Mertens and Danny Jones both lost their lives after suffering unexpected cardiac arrest. Sometimes heart defects can go undetected and without warning can lead to sudden cardiac arrest. It can happen to anyone, at any age.

Baby Millie's Legacy & Compulsary Paediatric First Aid Training

Baby Millie's Legacy & Compulsary Paediatric First Aid Training

Date: Tuesday, 05 May 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

October 2012 saw the tragic loss of 9-month-old Millie Thompson. Millie was under the care of Ramillies Hall School and Nursery when she choked on her lunch and lost her life.

At the time of the incident, the supervisor on site’s first aid training certificate had expired. Could Millie’s death have been prevented if every staff member had up to date training in paediatric first aid?

The Importance of Refresher First Aid Courses

The Importance of Refresher First Aid Courses

Date: Thursday, 30 April 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Training

Could you tell me what you had for dinner every night last week?  Or how about what you picked up from the shops last Monday? It can be very easy to forget things that only happened a short time ago, never mind 3 years ago!

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