We Have Moved

We have now moved to Harborough Innovation Centre, a modern facility located on the outskirts of Market Harborough. The Centre has excellent facilities, including spacious training and meeting rooms, along with warm, welcoming staff. We will continue to run courses at venue in the town centre and surrounding districts, as well as at the Innovation…

Outdoor First Aid Course

We have spent the last two days delivering an ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid course for staff and friends of the Pinnacle Climbing Centre in Northampton. The centre has just celebrated one year of opening and is a thriving and popular venue for climbers of all ages and abilities in the East Midlands. The…

First Aid Training Course for Pre-registration Pharmacists, Leicester

SCL has just completed a second year of delivering first aid training to pre-registration pharmacists from hospitals across the East Midlands area, including Northampton, Leicester, Chesterfield, Lincoln, Derby and Nottingham. First aid competencies are part of the syllabus for their training and for two years now SCL has delivered the Health and Safety Approved (HSE)…

First Aid Training for Market Harborough Rugby Club

We had a busy Saturday providing an Emergency First Aid at Work course for coaches and staff from Market Harborough Rugby Club, Leicestershire. The club are keen to ensure that they provide a safe environment for the players of all ages and adhere to the guidance from the RFU for first aid provision. The course…

Update to Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

The Resuscitation Council (UK) has published its 2010 guidelines. The following changes in the BLS guidelines for adults have been made to reflect the importance placed on chest compression, particularly good quality compressions, and to attempt to reduce the number and duration of pauses in chest compression: 1. When obtaining help, ask for an automated…

Emergency First Aid for Pharmacist Course in Coventry

A group of 18 pharmacists and their staff attended a one-day emergency first aid course at the Coventry Conference Centre last week. The course was organised in conjunction with Coventry Local Pharmaceutical Committee and sponsored by ALK-Abello, the UK distributor of Epipens. The rationale behind the course is to ensure that pharmacy staff are able…