Category: First aid blog

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How to Call an Ambulance

Calling an ambulance is something nearly of us will have to do during our lifetime, whether it be for a friend, relative or stranger on the street. Often, the emergency situation is very stressful which...

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Recognising a Stroke – the Fast Test

It’s crazy to think 1 in 6 people worldwide will suffer a stroke in their lifetime [1]. In the United States, on average, one person every 40 seconds has a stroke [2]. Early medical...

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How to stop nosebleeds

A first aid favourite! Nosebleeds are a very common first aid presentation. Using a simple technique you can help stop a nosebleed and provide much relief to the casualty. Let’s start with a quick...

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Useful books for first aiders

First Aid Manual 10th Edition – 2014 (St John Ambulance, British Red Cross, St Andrew’s First Aid) Undoubtedly this book is a bible for volunteers in the UK’s three leading first aid charities (St John...

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First Aid Treatment for Cuts and Grazes

We’ve all had them, simple cuts and grazes are a common first aid problem.  It’s important to know the correct first aid steps for small cuts and grazes. Although these wounds may appear small,...