First Aid Emergencies

Back 2 School: First Aid advice for Teachers

Back 2 School: First Aid advice for Teachers

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 29 July 2021. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies, Training

As September is fast approaching, teachers will be preparing for the return to the classroom.

Schools have a responsibility to protect the health, well-being, and safety of all children under their care.

Whether you work with children in a nursery setting or teach in a school, paediatric first aid knowledge is essential in providing you with confidence in responding to an emergency situation if one were to arise.

Children are generally more prone to accidents than adults. It is necessary for teachers to have some first aid knowledge. 

Travel Checklist

Travel Checklist

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 12 July 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

When packing for your holiday, there are a few not-so-typical items that people do not always think of or consider, but should definitely be on your checklist when preparing to go away.

Safety should be taken into account at all times, especially when you are away from home.

Heart Rhythm Week 2018 - Take Fainting to Heart

Heart Rhythm Week 2018 - Take Fainting to Heart

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 07 June 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

The first week of June marks the beginning of Heart Rhythm Week. During the week, the Arrhythmia Alliance have worked together to raise awareness about arrhythmias. 

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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