Poisons and Food Poisoning

Poisons and Food Poisoning

A poison which is also called a toxin, is defined as a substance which, if taken into the body in sufficient quantity, may cause temporary or permanent damage. Poisons are … Continue Reading →


Poisonous Plants and Fungi

Poisonous Plants and Fungi

There are many things that can be found growing in woods and gardens that if ingested could cause poisoning in children and adults. Care needs to be taken with children … Continue Reading →


Alcohol Poisoning

Alcohol Poisoning

On this edition of the www.firstaidshow.com we look at the problem of Alcohol poisoning and the first aid treatments needed. See the website for more information. Having a drink in … Continue Reading →


The Emerade Auto-Injector

The Emerade Auto-Injector

There is now another new type of auto-injector released in the UK called the Emerade. This auto-injector is a little different from others on the market. Allergy specialists have asked … Continue Reading →


Where to get help from?

Where to get help from?

When we need help, the Doctors surgery or hospital is not the only place to go.  There are a host of other places where you can get advice and support … Continue Reading →


Giving medications out of the hospital environment

Giving medications out of the hospital environment

We are asked about the regulations in giving medications out of the hospital environment.  It is important to discuss this where possible to your managers or professional association as we … Continue Reading →


Dementia home page picture

Discussing Dementia on the First Aid Show

In this episode we follow on from the episode on the Virtual Dementia Tour and discuss with Glenn Knight of Training2Care Ltd Dementia and how you can help when dealing … Continue Reading →


The Virtual Dementia Tour on the FIrst Aid Show

The Virtual Dementia Tour on the First Aid Show

This edition of the First Aid Show we look at a new training experience in trying to understand Dementia and improve care.  Caring for another human being requires a special … Continue Reading →


Infant recovery position

Infant recovery position

When helping an infant you cannot use the adult and child recovery position so you need to do things a little different.  In this video we discuss the simple way … Continue Reading →


Alert ID Tags Can Help in an Emergency

Alert ID Tags Can Help in an Emergency

In this episode of the First Aid Show we are looking at how easy it is to carry medical alert tags to notify others of medical problems.  They can be … Continue Reading →


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