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First Aid for Sepsis

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Sepsis can occur when an infection causes the immune system to respond in a way that damages the inner body. Primary infection sites often include the lungs, urinary tract, abdominal organs and brain. Septic shock is a life threatening condition...

Appeals, Complaints & Disputes

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Appeals are generally about an assessment decision that a learner is not happy with. Complaints usually involve a person or company whereby there has been some form of disagreement / incident. Finally disputes can arise when there is a difference...

Nursery Settings - How to differentiate yourself

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What is Millie's Mark? The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) guidelines, which childcare settings in England are required to follow, currently state that just one person with a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises and...

When should I go to A&E?

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hen dealing with a medical issue either at home, work or in a public place it can be very hard to decide what sort of medical attention is required.This visual representation really helps! What counts as an emergency?  A&E departments...

Reliever Inhalers for Asthma

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Usually blue and only several inches in length, the small but powerful reliever inhaler can save the life of someone experiencing an asthma attack. In fact they are so important that is now legal for schools to buy / keep reliever inhalers in the...

First Aid for Acid Attacks

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Acid attacks typically involve throwing acid or a similar corrosive substance deliberately over a person with the intention to disfigure and cause serious harm. Sadly they are on the rise within the UK with over 1,800 reported incidents since 2010...

Calling For An Ambulance

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There comes a point in most people's lives where they will witness an accident or sudden illness and may be required to call the emergency services. Remember they are there to help and getting the correct information to them could prove the...

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