First Aid

How to Respond to a Medical Emergency

How to Respond to a Medical Emergency

Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

25% of people rely on passers-by to carry out first aid or wait for an ambulance. What if the casualty was in a critical condition and there was no one else around to come to their aid? What should you do?  

Back to School: Keeping Children Safe on the Commute

Back to School: Keeping Children Safe on the Commute

Date: Thursday, 03 September 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

The nights are starting to draw in and with the clocks going back next month it will be even darker when children leave school for the day. This means that as your child rushes home in time for tea it will be more dangerous than before.

How to Treat Burns and Scalds

How to Treat Burns and Scalds

Date: Thursday, 20 August 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

Mishaps happen to the best of us.
 
Maybe you have been instructed by your other half to stop pampering yourself and hurry up because you are going to miss your table reservation. One wrong move with the curling wand leaves you with a very painful burn on your hand.
 
Or perhaps the Baby (who is into absolutely everything) has tottered, arms open wide towards your morning brew. It’s a disaster waiting to happen! You bellow “Nooooo” and dive in front of your bewildered child. Meanwhile, your steaming hot coffee has tumbled out of your ‘World’s Best Dad’ mug all over your legs.
 
OUCH.
How to Treat Sprains & Strains

How to Treat Sprains & Strains

Date: Friday, 07 August 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

As summer draws to a close a lot of people like to make the most of the warm weather by partaking in recreational activities such as running or perhaps joining the gym. Exercise can make you feel good because of the release of endorphins; however if you don’t warm up effectively or if you push yourself too hard then it can result in injury.

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