Eight Childhood First Aid Emergencies

St Andrew’s First Aid is Scotland’s dedicated first aid charity, and has been saving lives and supporting communities since 1882. Learn more about our 140 years of history here. Click to download Poster – Eight common child first aid emergencies 1. Choking 2. Broken bones 3. Respiratory distress 4. Fits or convulsions 5. Falls 6. […]

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Trainer Tips: Asthma

In an asthma attack, the muscles of the air passages in the lungs go into spasm. As a result, the airways become narrowed, which makes breathing difficult.   Asthma triggers An asthma trigger is anything that irritates the casualty’s airway and starts off an asthma attack symptoms. Triggers can include: food, exercise, animals, cold & […]

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A message from our Managing Director

A message from our managing Director April 1st, 2020 Dear Customer, For the past 8 years our social enterprise has trained thousands of customers across Scotland in first aid. We are passionate about what we do and we thrive on teaching new skills that contribute to our mission of creating a nation of life-savers. We […]

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Party time first aid

It’s that time of year again when thousands of people will be enjoying the festive party season at family and work events, so here’s some practical first aid and safety advice to help keep the festivities free from emergencies.

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