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What is the difference between a cardiac arrest and a heart attack? British Heart Foundation want to spread the information!

What does cardiac arrest mean? Does it mean the same as a heart attack? We often talk about heart attacks and cardiac arrests as if they are the same thing. British Heart Foundation Scotland are running a campaign to make sure we know the difference. Please share this image. This link takes you to their …

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Increase in strokes and heart attacks warns charity

British Heart Foundation has said that strokes and heart attacks will increase. Highland First Aid gives you the skills and confidence to remain calm. All our courses cover strokes and heart attacks. Our relaxed training style uses realistic scenario’s to give you the skills to calmly deal with them, including using training defibrillators that act …

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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 …

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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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Removing Ticks

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 …

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