Tag Archives: first aid

just because they are enthusiastic doesn’t mean that they are sympathetic

Twenty-seven of our twenty-eight DofE Bronze group are now fully first aid trained – unfortunately the twenty-eighth is going to have to rely on the other members of the group, as she missed one of the lessons. I have to … Continue reading

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emergencies

There was a first aid course running in my library today: I have carpets to make kneeling on the floor more comfortable, and lots of space for people to lie around pretending to be unconscious in. That sounds churlish, however … Continue reading

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Allowing teenagers to tie each other up

On Monday night Handsome and I managed to scare the wits out of the twenty-nine fifteen-year-olds who are brave enough to currently be doing the bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award with us – we did a first-aid session. Actually Handsome … Continue reading

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qualified again

Had the second part of my first aid course this afternoon, I am now, once again, qualified to tell people I'm a first-aider. Whether or not I'm qualified to do anything more than that is a moot point – after … Continue reading

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BWI

I stayed late at work tonight to do the first part of my first aid refresher course – this week assessing the situation, calling for help, recovery position, diabetes, asthma and fits. Next week CPR, bones, blood and burns. How … Continue reading

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