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Sports injuries: Treatment & Prevention

Sports injuries: Treatment & Prevention

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Friday, 11 May 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid

Playing sports is an important part of leading a healthy and active lifestyle. It is important to warm up properly to reduce the risk of injuries occurring. Sports injuries often occur when engaging in sports or exercise due to overtraining, lack of conditioning or improper form or technique. 

Introduction to First Aid Fanatics

Introduction to First Aid Fanatics

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 26 April 2018. -  
First Aid Fanatics, Blog

First Aid Fanatics are here and eager to teach you more about our important First Aid Tips to ensure you are able to act fast and respond effectively to an emergency situation.

You will meet each of the eleven crew members throughout the year as they take turns in providing you with a lesson in their topic of speciality. 

Time to Spring Clean Your First Aid Kit?

Time to Spring Clean Your First Aid Kit?

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 12 April 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid

It’s April, the sun is shining – occasionally – and Spring is finally in the air. Now, a common thing to do when the clocks go back and the days start to become longer is partake in some Spring cleaning. We bet some of you are already ahead of us and have started to Spring clean your house already! 

How to Treat Anaphylactic Shock

How to Treat Anaphylactic Shock

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Friday, 23 March 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid Emergencies

Anaphylactic shock, also known as anaphylaxis, is a severe and life-threatening reaction to a trigger. Anaphylaxis is the result of the immune system overreacting to a trigger. Common triggers are allergic reactions to some foods such as nuts, milk, shellfish and eggs as well as medicines and insect stings.

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