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Lifesaving First Aid to be included in UK school curriculum

Lifesaving First Aid to be included in UK school curriculum

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Wednesday, 08 August 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

Lifesaving first aid is now set to be included in the national school curriculum following years of campaigning.

It may be long overdue, but compulsory first aid training in all schools in the UK is finally becoming a reality, as The Department of Education recently announced that all children will be required to learn First Aid under various proposals that have been put forward by the government.

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. 

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. 

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