AED Competition Winner donates AED to Glasgow Street Pastors

Last month Scott Jackson from S P J Engineering gifted a potentially lifesaving defibrillator to the Glasgow Street Pastors – a group which supports the vulnerable and homeless. He won the equipment from St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd in a competition which ran in August 2016 on the condition that he must […]

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Company Newsletter – 1 year Anniversary Edition – April 17

This week marks the 12 month anniversary of our company newsletter, and what a year it’s been! Between launching our new website, focusing on all things digital and entering the E-Learning supply trade, we found time to engage with the local community, improve staff working lives and support our charity at 2016’s Scottish First Aid […]

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Long Service Award

We are delighted to announce that one of our longest serving first aid trainers was recognised at a surprise event on Friday 17 March 2017 to mark her retirement. Sylvia Cockburn has worked with St Andrew’s First Aid’s social enterprise for almost 30 years, delivering a range of training courses and assessments. At the grand […]

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How to mend a broken heart this valentines

This Valentine’s Day we want to remind you to look after your own heart whilst learning how to save someone else from a heart attack. A heart attack is a condition caused by a sudden obstruction of the blood supply to the coronary arteries of the heart. The concern with this condition is the heart […]

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The Scottish Business Pledge

            We are happy to announce that we have recently been awarded with a Scottish Business Pledge Accreditation. Taking part in the pledge means that companies are developing their business to follow alongside the Government’s values in creating a sustainable business growth in Scotland. When a business follows these values […]

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Blended Learning

The demands made upon employers and employees in today’s working environments to be more efficient and target focused, means that time is of the essence and every minute must be productive. To ensure employee skills are optimised, responsible employers should always consider staff development but many are reluctant to do so because it means valuable […]

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Stay safe this winter – slips, trips and falls

If you’re out and about this winter watch out for slips, trips and falls. The most common injuries during the winter months are often caused by slips, trips and falls. Most people will usually only suffer the odd bump or bruise but what can you do to help someone who has sprained or strained an […]

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Meet the Trainer – Jim

  This month we’d like to introduce you to one of our Glasgow training team, Jim Harrigan, who is celebrating 25 years of practising first aid. Congratulations Jim and keep up the hard work! “Hi my name is Jim Harrigan, I am 57 years of age and have been involved in first aid since 1991, […]

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Bandage Tips and Advice

At St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd we take pride in our hands-on approach to course content, with candidates encouraged to try out bandaging techniques on each other in class. As it’s almost Halloween, why not make your own office mummies and have a go at practicing some of the techniques below?

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Meet the Trainer – Neil

This month we asked our northern Scotland trainer/assessor Neil about his lengthy experience with our charity St Andrew’s First Aid and his new full-time role as one of our hardworking trainer/assessors in the social enterprise. “I was born in Edinburgh in 1958, am married with two sons and have 1 grandson. I have a BSc […]

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