Online Drug Addiction & Misuse: new rules to safeguard patients

Online Drug Addiction & Misuse: new rules to safeguard patients

  You may have noticed advertising on tube platforms, on buses and generally across the UK for new online pharmacist services.   Just one example of hundreds of businesses that have sprung up. These websites promise web to door delivery, often within just a...
Why knowing this number could save your life

Why knowing this number could save your life

  A campaign to raise awareness of ‘the silent solution’ which helps you call for emergency support when it is not safe to speak, launches today in a bid to promote a potentially life-saving service which many people still don’t know about, despite the fact it...
Child Car Seats: information to help you make the safest choice

Child Car Seats: information to help you make the safest choice

Children are required by law to be safely restrained in car seats when travelling. This jurisdiction applies to children up to the age of 12 or the height of 135 cm – whichever they reach first. Why? Children need car seats because seat belts are designed for adults:...
How to call for help, whatever the emergency, wherever you are

How to call for help, whatever the emergency, wherever you are

  Do you know the best way of getting help in an emergency wherever you are? Or if a situation is an emergency, but is not life threatening, would you know which number to call then?   Our handy guide can be used to help you get appropriate assistance,...
BBC News Filming Emma Hammett at First Aid For Life

BBC News Filming Emma Hammett at First Aid For Life

  We were delighted to be contacted by BBC producer and broadcast journalist, John Henry Owen, wanting to film a first aid expert demonstrating first aid for someone experiencing a catastrophic bleed, possibly due to a stabbing. The segment was being filmed for...
Administering medication in schools – from every day to emergencies

Administering medication in schools – from every day to emergencies

  Children at school may require medication routinely, occasionally or in an emergency. It is vital that medication is only administered by staff appropriately trained and competent to give it, that it is always given according to written medical instructions and...
High blood pressure and how to reduce it

High blood pressure and how to reduce it

  High blood pressure or hypertension is often an underlying condition, closely associated with serious health issues such as heart attacks (click here for article on heart attacks) and strokes (click here for our article on strokes)   It affects an...
Heart attacks and cardiac arrests and how to survive them

Heart attacks and cardiac arrests and how to survive them

In the UK there are over 200,000 hospital visits each year due to heart attacks: that’s 1 every 3 minutes. Surviving heart attacks However, the outlook for surviving heart attacks and recovery is improving. In the 1960’s more than 7 out of 10 heart attacks...

Free Ebook:7 vital first aid skills every family should know

1/3 people wouldn't know how to perform first aid in an emergency...

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