Friday 20th May 2022

Category: General Interest

General Interest

First Aid Training During COVID Lockdown 3

Coronavirus Stay At Home

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.

Safe & Socially Distanced First Aid Training Now Available

Cleaning Equipment and PPE For First Aid Training

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

Image of HSE WebSite

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?

Graphical Representation of Coronavirus

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

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[..]

New Database of AED Locations Announced

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[..]

West Midlands Ambulance Service in Cardiac Arrest Trial

West Midlands Ambulance Service Logo on Side of RRV

West Midlands Ambulance Service have confirmed that they are to take part in cardiac arrest trial along with four other ambulance services. The trial is funded by the National Institute for Health Research and being co-ordinated by the University of Warwick. For over 50 years nows adrenaline has been given to patients in out-of-hospital cardiac[..]

Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival

Heart Attack Clutching Chest

To try and make sense of the vast assortment of (and often contradictory) figures regarding the survival rates of cardiac arrest, the British Heart Foundation, NHS England and the Resuscitation Council (UK) have published a Consensus Paper on Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in England. The paper estimates that there are approximately 60,000 cases of out of hospital cardiac[..]

New First Aid Requirements Calculator

First Aid Requirement Calculator

Having the correct first aid provision in your workplace is not only a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of you and your employees. However, here at Radmoor Training, we know that it can be difficult to determine exactly how many first aiders you need and what type of training they require. That’s[..]