First Aid Training During COVID Lockdown 3

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Once again we sadly find ourselves plunged into another lockdown in our efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. Once again we are also having to look at how we deliver our training. Thankfully, we have been here before and have good procedures in place to ensure we can train in a COVID-secure manner.

September Deadline For First Aid ReQualifications

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Did your first aid certificate expire over the lock-down period? If you hold a First Aid at Work or Paediatric First Aid qualification that expired on or after the 16th March then the good news is the HSE or DfE have accepted that you couldn’t renew it.

Safe & Socially Distanced First Aid Training Now Available

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We are now once again able to provide our full range of First Aid Training, but now in a safe and socially distanced manor. Since mid March the guidelines issued from various bodies and the government put a stop to all First Aid Training. From the start of June new guidelines and statements have been[..]

Renewal of First Aid Qualifications – Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update

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Now that we are able to offer Safe and Socially Distanced First Aid Training it is important to look at how the advice from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Department for Education (DfE) has changed. During March both the HSE and DfE issued guidance that was pretty much in agreement. As no training[..]

Are Your First Aiders Ready To Go Back To Work?

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As an employer or business owner, you probably already have a long list of things to consider as we return to work post lock-down. One of these will be the provision of first aid in the workplace. You may have already updated your First Aid Risk Assessment to deal with different numbers of staff or[..]

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update

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As the situation with COVID-19 has developed, we have summarised some of the current processes, advice and guidelines on both first aid training and conducting first aid. First Aid Training From Radmoor Training We have currently suspended all training, and will review the situation as any government advice changes.Our office is still open, but response[..]

Heat Related First Aid

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Spotting the difference between Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke can sometimes be tricky, yet they require some very different first aid responses. Summer is finally upon us in the UK. Well for the rest of the week anyway. As we are potentially about to hit the hottest day of the year, if not ever (in[..]

Changes to Paediatric First Aid Qualifications

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From April 2019 a number of changes are being introduced to our Paediatric First Aid Qualifications. These changes are being introduced by the Awarding Organisation following agreement at the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum. They will affect our Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid, Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid and Combined[..]

New Database of AED Locations Announced

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In a cardiac arrest scenario, knowing where your nearest Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is located is literally a matter of life and death.  Over recent years the number of AED made available in public places has dramatically increased.  Despite this, they are used in less than 3% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. One of the potential[..]

First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Changes For 2017

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A number of changes to both First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid have come into effect for January 2017. One of the main aims of these changes is to bring training even closer into line with the Resuscitation Council UK guidelines issued in October 2015 regarding the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).  Specific[..]