Congratulations 2019 Finalists

Congratulations to our 2019 Scottish First Aid Awards Finalists! We received a record-breaking number of nominations this year and the calibre of our first aid champions and heroes is outstanding. The Judging Panel will meet throughout October to determine the winners who will be announced at the 8th annual Scottish First Aid Awards. Click here […]

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Trainer Tips: How to perform CPR on a baby

Check for a response. Gently tap or flick the sole of the baby’s foot. Never shake a baby. If there is no response, shout for help. Place the baby on a firm surface. Open the baby’s airway by placing one hand on their forehead and gently tilt the head back. Place the tip of your […]

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Trainer Tips: How to perform CPR on a child

The way you preform CPR varies dependent on if the casualty is an adult, child or infant. Today we look at how to perform CPR on a child (from one year to puberty). Check for a response Gently shake the child’s shoulders and ask loudly: ‘Hello, can you hear me?’ If there is no response, […]

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Trainer Tips: How to perform CPR on an adult

CPR is essential in surviving from a cardiac arrest. The first three minutes after a cardiac arrest are the most important meaning bystander intervention is critical for survival. Check for a response. Gently shake the casualty’s shoulders and ask loudly: ‘Hello, can you hear me?’ If there is no response, shout for help. Open the […]

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