Category: First Aid

From the fast lane to an orange juice

Trundling along the A14 on my way back from a meeting in Birmingham, 2 hours passed without incident but then I came upon the aftermath of an accident, a silver car crumpled at an angle against the central reservation. There were no skid marks and it didn’t look like any other vehicles were involved. Someone had pulled over; a lady…

Do you have the knowledge to help?

Why a basic knowledge of first aid could save a life. Never underestimate the power of basic first aid training. With the recent tragic events hitting our country in Manchester and London this year, we were all shocked and disgusted that people in the world would be this heartless to inflict tragedy and pain on innocent bystanders. It has been…

heat related illness

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

The basics of heat related illness. While on expedition or even in the park on a Sunday afternoon playing with the kids. Heat related illness is a risk that shouldn’t be under estimated. You’ll note that it is call heat related not Sun related. It is often the ambient temperature that is the cause. If the ambient temperature is similar…