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These blog posts are for information only and should not be substituted for medical advice given by health professionals. We will not accept responsibility for any related actions taken or diagnoses made by you.

Ventolin inhaler image for use in first aid training

Asthma

Asthma In the UK, 1 in every 12 adults and 1 in every 11 children are currently receiving ...
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Button Batteries First Aid Training resources

Button Batteries

Button Batteries Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and like us the piles of presents under the ...
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Blister treatments - learning first aid

Blisters

Blisters So does anyone have a New Years Resolution to pop on those trainers and do some more ...
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Defibrillator Training

Defibrillator

Defibrillator Heart restarter / Defib / AED / Electric shock thingy - call it what you like but ...
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Levels of response in a patient

Levels of Response

Levels of Response "Are they conscious?" is either "Yes" or "No" which is too simplistic. Consciousness is a ...
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Poisonous Plants

Poisonous Plants

Posionous Plants Daffodils and snowdrops are starting to pop up around the place heralding the onset of spring, ...
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Hypothermia Symptoms

Hypothermia

In this cold weather look out for the signs and symptoms of hypothermia easily remembered as the Umbles: ...
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First Aid course training resource - scenario

Bleeding

Bleeding   Sit or lie the casualty down   Check the wound for any stuck objects   Apply direct pressure with ...
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What is e-coli?

Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning Food can become contaminated by bacteria e.g. salmonella or E. coli, viruses e.g. norovirus, or parasites ...
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Cold Water Shock

Cold Water Shock

Cold Water Shock The sun is out and fingers crossed the UK summer has arrived?! So have you been tempted ...
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Seizure in wheelchair

Seizures in a Wheelchair

Seizures in a Wheelchair What would you do if you saw someone in a wheelchair having a major ...
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