23/01/2020

Camping, Bothying & Snow Hole’s

With the Winter season really upon us, there is one risk that often gets overlooked by the outdoor enthusiast and that is Carbon Monoxide (CO2) Poisoning in these conditions. Have you considered the risks to yourself, your family or friends when you pitch your tent and fire up that stove in the porch? Or perhaps lighting that fire in…

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19/12/2019

‘SafeTea’ to combat the rise in baby & infant burns

Hot drinks are the leading cause of children’s burns. 30 babies and toddlers go to hospital with a hot drink burn in the UK every day! The ‘SafeTea’ campaign has been set up to spread awareness of these injuries and teach the public how to avoid it happening. What is SafeTea? SafeTea is an online multimedia intervention to help…

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10/12/2019

Norovirus

December 12th 2019. Norovirus Outbreak In UK Schools – Are you equipped to prevent the spread? Over 60 UK schools are being gripped by Norovirus in the closing months of 2019 across the North East of England alone, with other reports in Scotland, Northern Ireland and other locations around England & Wales as reported by the BBC this week. (Source…

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29/11/2019

Recall Emerade 150, 300,500 microgram prefilled syringes

The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Authority have issued the following Drug Alert on the 29th November 2019. This will affect those carrying the above devices. You may read the full Alert Text below https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/class-2-medicines-recall-emerade-150-300-and-500-microgram-solution-for-injection-in-pre-filled-syringe-mdr-57-08-19?utm_source=01649e53-38ae-49a1-a229-1847087b536b&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate&fbclid=IwAR0c6U2zKyttlvMlewfsTfHrJ4svV7ZKTbFfAMwkKzHaZfNeH9wjusXBvNA

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01/11/2019

Go Green

Remote First Aid are committed to supporting the community by reducing its footprint in all its activities, we also seek to work with partners such as ProTrainings.UK who like us have a clear vision and forward thinking stance in its operations. As ProTrainings are our partner of choice for our external quality control, they have now supported us and…

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22/10/2019

Assessing First Aid Needs

Assessing First Aid Needs | Remote First Aid UK October 2019 Employers are required to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees (and others when deemed necessary) receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. What qualifies as “adequate and appropriate” will depend on the circumstances of each employing organisation…

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19/10/2019

Burns First Aid

Cling Film – in Burns First Aid Cling film is a long and well respected method of dressing burns by the NHS Emergency Ambulance Services and forms a key part of the Emergency Response Packs carried. It is also a valuable tool in any first aid kit and especially those working in Remote or Hard to get locations. It…

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11/10/2019

Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

The AED Registration Bill aims to introduce a legal requirement for all public Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to be registered with the Scottish Ambulance Service. A Private Member’s Bill put forward by **Anas Sarwar, Scottish Labour MSP, pushes for all defibrillators to be registered so 999 call handlers can direct members of the public to them, increasing the chances…

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