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First aid emergency: How to provide CPR

First aid emergency: How to provide CPR

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Thursday, 04 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

How to provide CPR to a casualty

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure that is used if someone is not breathing properly or if their heart has stopped. The combination of chest compressions and rescue breaths keep blood and oxygen circulating the body.

First aid emergency: How to treat Sprains & Strains

First aid emergency: How to treat Sprains & Strains

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Thursday, 04 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

How to treat with Sprains & Strains


Sprains and strains are very common injuries that affect the body's muscles and ligaments.


When an excessive force is applied to your joints, the ligaments surrounding your joint may be damaged or torn. This results in a sprain.

First aid emergency: How to deal with a choking infant

First aid emergency: How to deal with a choking infant

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Thursday, 04 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

How to treat a choking infant

Choking is the third most common form of infant death in the UK, taking the lives of approximately 24 children under the age of 5 a year in England and Wales. Within a matter of minutes, a child deprived of oxygen can experience brain damage or worse – death, therefore it is important to take action and fast.

First aid emergency: How to put someone in The Recovery Position

First aid emergency: How to put someone in The Recovery Position

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Wednesday, 03 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

How to use the recovery position


If a casualty is unconscious but breathing normally, we put them in the recovery position. This will keep their airway clear and open, plus it ensures that any fluid such as vomit and blood can drain out of the mouth, preventing choking.

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