First aid course fort william
Accidents happen and Highland First Aid gives you the skills and confidence to deal with them
Highland First Aid courses gives you lots of practical and realistic help to make you a calm and confident first aider. We have been helping people prepare to be calm in an emergency for over a decade. Click here to select the right course for you and book on it. https://youtu.be/DDk4RRmvjZY
Butter for Burns and Scalds? Myth or True?
Can butter, ice or creams help with burns and scalds? Watch the first of our ‘First Aid Myths’ videos and find out!
How to remove ticks and lyme’s disease symptons
See the best way to remove ticks Living and working in the Scottish Highlands ticks are a fact of life for me, my young children and even the dog. Be prepared for ticks by knowing how to safely remove them and spot the symptoms of Lyme’s disease. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K1pwJkKwPw&t=10s See our review of tick tools, the good …
Mountain Rescue call out during your First Aid course?
You don’t expect to do real first aid on a training course? That is exactly what happened to member of the Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team . According to the BBC Scotland they were on a First Aid refresher course when they were asked to assist a quad biker who had broken their leg. Over …
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Tick Advice from NHS Scotland
Useful information on ticks in the Scottish Highlands that you can download by clicking on the posters to get the originals ones from NHS Scotland In Lochaber we are all becoming more aware of ticks and Lymes disease, our Fort William GP’s are very focused on this issue. What about guests, friends and family who …
All first aid courses do CPR. How can Highland First Aid make you more effective and confident?
CPR or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, is when you push down on the chest ‘pump’ blood around the body. Is part of every first aid course as it can give some one a real chance of surviving. In our first aid courses we look at the practical ways we can make you more confident at CPR, …
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Facebook Video Advert for First Aid at Work in Fort William, Lochaber
While coming back from Eigg we looked at what sort of First Aid Course would be the most suitable for our local ferries. We’d recommend the First Aid at Work, 3 day course as it cover the skills you need to deal with injuries from machinery heat and drowning.
Brilliant Scottish initiative on CPR
” For every 60 seconds that passes before CPR is performed, the chance of survival falls by 10%” BBC Scotland ran a great story on how to help one one of our annual 3500 cardiac arrest victims. “CPR can more than double the chances of survival following a cardiac arrest. The film was produced in …
What is the best way to remove a tick? Found a tick? Or want to know the most effective tick remover? The tick season has started! We have already taken one tick off our seven year old’s head. Ticks climb up grass and other plants to try and latch onto passing animals, you’ll do just …