Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid

                      Improve your workplace. Physical First Aid has been a mandatory requirement for the workplace since 1981 but recent statistics show that nearly half of us will experience a mental health issue in our current job. In January Parliament debated a call for the 1981…

Online Courses Coming Soon

We know you all love our practical courses but soon we will be able to offer various online courses too. These are aimed at those learners that prefer this particular learning style or are unable to attend one of our regular courses. We aim to have a variety of different courses covering lots of topics.…

Paediatric First Aid Course 30th and 31st August 2014

Our Paediatric First Aid course on 30th and 31st August was delivered to local child minders, nannies, after school club leaders, nursery employees and an au pair. All learners had a fun time learning life saving paediatric first aid techniques and how to manage other illnesses and non life threatening injuries, despite having to get…

Schools to be able to stock asthma inhalers for emergency use

Schools will be able to hold stocks of asthma inhalers, containing salbutamol, following changes to the law that will be introduced in October this year. Once the changes in legislation take place, schools will be able to buy inhalers and spacer devices from a pharmaceutical supplier as long as it is not for profit, on…

Outdoor First Aid Course, Northampton

We have had a busy few days delivering an outdoor first aid course for staff and friends of the Pinnacle Climbing Centre, Northampton. The course was interactive and taught candidates emergency life saving techniques and first aid for people who are in remote places and where help may be a while arriving. We ran the…

Anaphylaxis and Basic Life Support Training in South Staffordshire

We have had a busy week providing training to groups of pharmacy staff in Cannock and Tamworth, sponsored by Alk-Abello. The training looked at how pharmacy staff could support patients who use adrenaline auto-injector devices, including the Jext and EpiPen devices, by ensuring that they received adequate counselling when devices are issued, including how to…

Jext Auto-injector App

If you have a severe life-threatening allergy, or anaphylaxis, and use a Jext adrenaline auto-injector, you can now download an App to help manage your condition. The App has training videos and an expiry date reminder feature, as well as storing personal information that you can share with family, friends and work colleagues. The App…