Posts Tagged ‘first aid’

What to do if you think you have coronavirus – top tips to hasten your recovery

Mar 23 2020
coronavirus

Talk of coronavirus is inescapable. It is all over our media and because of this there are sometimes mixed messages. Government advice is constantly updating as the situation develops.

The Novel Coronavirus (covid-19) is a highly virulent virus, originally located in Wuhan in the Hubei province of China.  The virus has been swift to spread and has resulted in worldwide deaths from pneumonia. These deaths have mainly occurred in the elderly population and those with underlying health issues. Read more about the coronavirus in our article here.

About Emma Hammett

Emma Hammett is the CEO and Founder of First Aid for Life. First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training business, our trainers are extremely experienced medical and emergency services professionals and our training is tailored to your needs. We give people the skills and confidence to help in an emergency. Emma Hammett is a First Aid expert and is regularly contacted as a spokesperson for SKY News and the BBC, she is the First Aid expert for Mothercare. First Aid for life provides this information for guidance and it is not in any way a substitute for medical advice. First Aid for Life is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made, or actions taken based on this information. The best way to be prepared for action in an emergency is to attend a practical First Aid course. For more information please visit: www.firstaidforlife.org.uk or contact [email protected] 0208 675 4036

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How to help someone who has been stabbed

Feb 22 2020
knife crime

Every day we are faced with news reports telling us horrifying stories of people who have been killed or injured from violent attacks. This violence appears to permeate across all communities and we only hear a fraction of the incidents. In fact, it has been revealed that the police and courts in England and Wales are dealing with the highest number of knife crimes in a decade. It’s a very real threat within our society.

We know that prompt and appropriate first aid saves lives. Would you have the skills to someone who has been injured and is seriously bleeding?

About Emma Hammett

Emma Hammett is the CEO and Founder of First Aid for Life. First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training business, our trainers are extremely experienced medical and emergency services professionals and our training is tailored to your needs. We give people the skills and confidence to help in an emergency. Emma Hammett is a First Aid expert and is regularly contacted as a spokesperson for SKY News and the BBC, she is the First Aid expert for Mothercare. First Aid for life provides this information for guidance and it is not in any way a substitute for medical advice. First Aid for Life is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made, or actions taken based on this information. The best way to be prepared for action in an emergency is to attend a practical First Aid course. For more information please visit: www.firstaidforlife.org.uk or contact [email protected] 0208 675 4036

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Your baby’s skin is 15 times thinner than yours! Protect your little one from UV rays this summer

Jun 28 2019

Sunburn at a young age increases the chances of melanoma (skin cancer) in later life by 80%. You need to be sure you’re properly protecting your little one’s sensitive skin.

About Emma Hammett

Emma Hammett is the CEO and Founder of First Aid for Life. First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training business, our trainers are extremely experienced medical and emergency services professionals and our training is tailored to your needs. We give people the skills and confidence to help in an emergency. Emma Hammett is a First Aid expert and is regularly contacted as a spokesperson for SKY News and the BBC, she is the First Aid expert for Mothercare. First Aid for life provides this information for guidance and it is not in any way a substitute for medical advice. First Aid for Life is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made, or actions taken based on this information. The best way to be prepared for action in an emergency is to attend a practical First Aid course. For more information please visit: www.firstaidforlife.org.uk or contact [email protected] 0208 675 4036

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First aid: Road Traffic Accidents – how to help

Mar 16 2014

Road Traffic accidents – how to help!

On the 11th November there will be a National Road Safety Seminar and the Government has launched an excellent websitewww.think.direct.gov.uk designed for children and teenagers to make them more aware of the dangers on the road.

About Emma Hammett

Emma Hammett is the CEO and Founder of First Aid for Life. First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training business, our trainers are extremely experienced medical and emergency services professionals and our training is tailored to your needs. We give people the skills and confidence to help in an emergency. Emma Hammett is a First Aid expert and is regularly contacted as a spokesperson for SKY News and the BBC, she is the First Aid expert for Mothercare. First Aid for life provides this information for guidance and it is not in any way a substitute for medical advice. First Aid for Life is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made, or actions taken based on this information. The best way to be prepared for action in an emergency is to attend a practical First Aid course. For more information please visit: www.firstaidforlife.org.uk or contact [email protected] 0208 675 4036

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Acute Allergic Reactions – how to help

May 27 2013

All allergic reactions occur because the body’s immune system reacts inappropriately in response to the presence of a substance that it wrongly perceives as a threat. The body doesn’t react to the irritant directly, but reacts to the histamine produced by the body to fight the irritant.

About Emma Hammett

Emma Hammett is the CEO and Founder of First Aid for Life. First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training business, our trainers are extremely experienced medical and emergency services professionals and our training is tailored to your needs. We give people the skills and confidence to help in an emergency. Emma Hammett is a First Aid expert and is regularly contacted as a spokesperson for SKY News and the BBC, she is the First Aid expert for Mothercare. First Aid for life provides this information for guidance and it is not in any way a substitute for medical advice. First Aid for Life is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made, or actions taken based on this information. The best way to be prepared for action in an emergency is to attend a practical First Aid course. For more information please visit: www.firstaidforlife.org.uk or contact [email protected] 0208 675 4036

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