The Act FAST on Stroke campaign has been re-launched this spring to increase the number of lives saved following the original campaign. First launched in 2009, the Act FAST on Stroke campaign has been instrumental in making the general public aware of the signs & symptoms of stroke (your remember the acronym FAST don’t you!?).
It’s widely known that casualties suffering from a out of hospital cardiac arrest often have a poor chance of survival. Along with good quality CPR, the other main influencer of survival rate is access to a defibrillator. Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) attempt provide members of the public with access to defibrillators in area’s where
BS8599-2, the new British Standard for Motor Vehicle First Aid Kits, was launched this February by BSi. Many of you will be aware of the British Standard for Workplace First Aid Kits (BS8599-1), and indeed have been choosing these over the traditional HSE First Aid Kits. As part of this improvement of First Aid Kit
On January 30th Radmoor Training will be attending the The Chase Business Startup & Growth Show Staffordshire. In line with this, we are launching our Learn CPR campaign. Over a number of evenings in February will be running short courses covering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, or CPR. Lasting just over a couple of hours, these courses are designed
As we’ve mentioned previously (see HSE Changes & First Aid Guidance Update), October ushered in a whole slew of changes from the HSE to the way first aid in the workplace is managed and implemented. The big change was the way first aid training is provided, but a few other, more subtle, changes to The Health
For those of you that might not know, today (1st October 2013) the HSE of introduced new guidance on First Aid Training in the Workplace. The changes came about following recommendations from ‘Reclaiming Health and Safety for All: An independent review of health and safety legislation’, by Professor Ragnar E Lõfstedt, which was published in
How to survive a heart attack when you are alone? Many of you will have seen the recent information being shared around Facebook regarding surviving a heart attack by coughing. This is based on an email that originated around 1999 and was forwarded relentlessly. A full copy of the most common form of the text
To mark the start of 2013 we have been busy improving the information on our web site and the locations that we train in. Our most asked for feature on the website was a downloadable version of our Open Courses Training Schedules. This is now available for Cannock Area Venues and will follow for other