The Alzheimers Window

The Alzheimers Window

In this episode of the First Aid Show, is another of our interviews with PK Beville discussing Dementia.  The problem when dealing with someone with Dementia can be that they … Continue Reading →


Calling Mountain Rescue

Calling Mountain Rescue

When involved with any outdoor activity and an accident happens you may need to call mountain rescue if you cannot treat an evacuate the person yourself.  If you are dealing … Continue Reading →


Excessive Blood Loss

Excessive Blood Loss

Excessive blood loss does not just happen when the skin is broken, a bone can be fractured and blood can be lost inside the body.  For example, if a thigh … Continue Reading →


Needle Stick and Sharps Injuries

Needle Stick and Sharps Injuries

Needle-stick injuries are where you have been hurt by any needle used on someone which could then potentially pass an infection on to you, or someone else. Sharps injuries are … Continue Reading →


The Prostate

The Prostate

Today we are going to discuss the Prostrate as it is often forgotten as something that needs to be checked by men due to lack of knowledge, denial or embarrassment. … Continue Reading →


The Healing Process

The Healing Process

When the body is cut, the body starts to repair injuries within the first 24 hours but it is between 48-72 hours and can be up to 21 days when … Continue Reading →


2015 Resuscitation Council Changes Summary

2015 Resuscitation Council Changes Summary

The recommendations on CPR change every five years.  On the 15th October 2015, the European Resuscitation Council, ILCOR and UK Resuscitation Council announced the 2015 guidelines.  Our training courses follow … Continue Reading →


ERC 2015

Resuscitation Council 2015 Changes Summary

Resuscitation Council 2015 recommendations we released last Thursday and we have studied the latest Resuscitation changes and are changing over to the new recommendations on our courses very soon.  The … Continue Reading →


ERC 2015

UK Resuscitation and ERC 2015 Guideline Changes

The guidelines are being reviewed on 15th October 2015 but the ERC and UK Resuscitation Council. In this edition of the First Aid Show we will discuss what will be … Continue Reading →


Why do we open the airway?

Why do we open the airway?

Opening the airway is an important part of any initial assessment to ensure that we keep the airway clear and free from obstructions. The technique is easy and very important. … Continue Reading →