Anaphylaxis -Adrenaline Auto Injectors in Schools – New Legislation

Did you know that schools will soon be able to hold generic adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs)?

As you may be aware, schools have previously been unable to keep generic AAIs as they were classed as a prescription only medicine.

However, following extensive campaigning by the Anaphylaxis Campaign and other leading organisations, new legislation will come into effect on […]

By |September 28th, 2017|First Aid, Food Safety, Health & Safety, Paediatric, Social Care, Training|

Emergency First Aid at Work Changes

NEW RQF Qualification changes
From October 1st 2017 The Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work will change to a Level 3 qualification following a  review by the First Aid Awarding Organisations Forum.

The change reflects the autonomy and accountability of the role, which is in line with other First Aid qualifications. 

A new practical assessment in […]

By |September 20th, 2017|First Aid, Paediatric, Social Care, Training|

Acid Attacks – First Aid

Acid attacks are still rare,  but the number of attacks are on the rise. Are wondering what to do if you are attacked or are at the scene of this crime.

Time is of the essence & acting quickly can help minimise injury ctims.

The NHS and burns specialists have issued guidelines on the steps to take […]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|