Personal data management – GDPR

We are committed to customer privacy and we comply with the current DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998

Working with the awarding bodies we use we are creating a new document to comply with ” the General Data Protection Regs 2018

This will be available as a download on the website or from our trainers in the classroom

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|

“Spare” emergency adrenaline auto-injectors in schools

Great news from

New legislation was passed in Westminster this week to allow schools in the UK to keep spare adrenaline auto injectors (AAIs) for emergency use. AAI devices deliver a potentially life-saving dose of adrenaline in the event of a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).

Government to amend the Human Medicines Act to allow schools to […]

New AED Sign

Forthwright Training, the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the British Heart Foundation are committed to saving lives through ensuring more people survive an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest from increased public education and awareness.
This new sign reinforces the following key messages about PAD and the use of an AED:

Anyone can use an AED – you do not need […]

January 2017 changes to Paediatric First aid Qualification

As you may be aware, the Department for Education (DfE) does not currently specify a syllabus for paediatric first aid courses for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). However, following extensive consultation with key stakeholders in the industry, the DfE will shortly be publishing a course syllabus for both the full paediatric first aid course […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Emergency First Aid, First Aid, Paediatric, Training, Uncategorised|

New Contact Details – same great quality training !

Forthwright training has moved so we have new address and phone number

The email remains


NEW PHONE NUMBER  01384 86 999 1

Forthwright Training
PO Box 7149
West Midlands
Please update your details and pass it on



Vince Wright


Are you at risk ?

Catastrophic day out  !
 Catastrophic bleeding
Did you know that the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) First Aid Guidelines 2015 state that when direct pressure cannot control severe bleeding, haemostatic dressings and tourniquets are to be used?

Thanks  the the CELOX team yesterday great day in Peterborough  learning about their product range and now we can launch the course

This […]

Awarding body reviews Forthwright Training

Training observed  by external quality assurance – i told you we were good !

Sentencing guidelines up to 5 times more !

The new sentencing guidelines for health & safety offences are now  in force. From  1 February 2016.  They have increased the level of fines, particularly for larger organisations. 

This  however means that judges will be forced to hand out very much greater fines than expected and send many more directors, managers and junior employees to jail […]