Archive for month: January, 2013

Useless First Aid

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Useless or Even Dangerous First Aid This is only for your information; always get the correct training. 1. Sucking venom from a snakebite. Cutting the skin of a snakebite victim to suck out the poison may be a classic first-aid technique, but doctors now say it’s useless and even dangerous. “Cutting and sucking, or applying […]

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2 More AED’s in Warrington

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Two Defibrillators and training provided by Action Training Services at Cardinal Newman and St Gregory’s Catholic High Schools in Warrington. For the Provision of AED’s and associated training make contract with Action Training Services.

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How Can I Help My Choking Baby?

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A very common concern during those first weeks of your baby’s life has to do with choking. Baby lungs are filled with fluid while he or she floats around in mums tummy, and so sometimes that fluid sticks around in the days after birth. While the choking newborn can be cause for alarm, staying calm […]

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Do AEDs replace the use of CPR?

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Do AEDs replace the use of CPR? No. When a person experiences cardiac arrest, CPR will help keep oxygen flowing to the brain, but the electric shock of an AED vastly improves the chances of restarting the heart. AEDs can be used as part of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. CPR is still needed, starting with determining whether […]

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ENRICHMENT

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ENRICHMENT Enrichment is an activity that students undertake alongside there studies, which makes their time at College a more richly fulfilling experience. There are lots of reasons to take on an enrichment option, not least because you can have a lot of fun! It can also help you to stand out from the crowd when […]

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