999, 112, 111 or 101: Which Number is Best?

Most people in the UK are aware than in an emergency, you should call 999 to reach the fire, police or ambulance services. Yet, several new numbers have been introduced recently. Do you know which number you should call for the right assistance in an emergency? 999: Emergencies Only 999 has been used in the…

First Aid Course Reviews June 2019

Thank you to each of our students who took the time to complete their post course review & evaluation form. We are always happy to look through these and respond to any comments made. Each month we post these (good and bad) in a blog, so you can get a sense of how we are…

Weil’s Disease and Leptospirosis – What you need to know

What are Leptospirosis and Weil’s Disease? Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection contracted from leptospires that exist in the urine of mammals such as rats, cattle, sheep and dogs. Rats are considered the main agent of infection as they urinate as they run, marking their territories as they go. The leptospires from the urine can then…

First Aid Course Reviews May 2019

Thank you to each of our students who took the time to complete their post course review & evaluation form. We are always happy to look through these and respond to any comments made. Each month we post these (good and bad) in a blog, so you can get a sense of how we are…

First Aid Course Reviews April 2019

Thank you to each of our students who took the time to complete their post course review & evaluation form. We are always happy to look through these and respond to any comments made. Each month we post these (good and bad) in a blog, so you can get a sense of how we are…

Sports and Fitness Professionals – What is Your Duty of Care?

We talk a lot about the “Duty of Care” in First Aid. This is something that is particularly pertinent and often confusing for those involved in sports and fitness clubs. In this blog, we discuss what duty of care is, and what that means for you. Definition of Duty of Care In everyday life, one…

Apple Watch for First Aid

Is the Apple Watch The Future of First Aid?

As well as being this years must have gift, the Apple Watch has some serious health functionality. In its current form, the Apple Watch gathers the heart rate and activity of the wearer. In the future, Apple hopes it will do more. “Healthcare providers can deliver the best care when they have powerful, intuitive tools.…

Happy Smiles Dentistry

Exhibiting at the Scottish Dental Show 2019

Exhibiting at the Scottish Dental Show 2019 First Aid Training Co-operative Director Cory Jones, attended the Scottish Dental Show on 26th and 27th April 2019. Around 2400 delegates from a range of NHS and private practices attended over the course of the two days. Delegates were able to participate in a series of CPD workshops and lectures,…

Scottish Dental Show 2019

First Aid Training Co-operative Will Be Exhibiting at the Scottish Dental Show 2019 in Glasgow, on 26 & 27 April 2019 Cory Jones, one of our Directors will be at the Scottish Dental Show 2019, speaking to Dentists, Dental Practitioners and Practice Agents about their first aid requirements. Dental Care Staff are required to do…

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