Emma Hammett is a qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and local Mum and has recently been Awarded a National Award as ‘Most Inspirational Trainer’. Emma trained and worked at St Thomas’ Hospital in the late 1980s and has since worked in both clinical and managerial capacities in many hospitals and specialties including ; Medicine at Hammersmith, Charing Cross and Queen Charlotte’s Hospitals, Paediatrics, Accident & Emergency, Acute Admissions, Medicine for the Elderly and the Burns Unit at Queen Mary’s Roehampton as well as Community nursing throughout South West London and has also worked as a Nurse at Wandsworth Prison.
Emma is also an ESOL teacher and is therefore ideal to teach First Aid in a manner that is easily understood, to Nannies and Au Pairs from overseas,.
As a parent herself, Emma fully understands the anxieties and responsibilities associated with looking after children. She is able to draw upon her experience and use real life examples to make her courses immediate and relevant. Emma is passionate about First Aid and ensuring that everyone attending her courses leaves feeling confident and competent that they now know what they should do in a medical emergency. Emma’s courses are relaxed, practical and fun – with lots of hands-on experience.
All the above experience enabled Emma to establish First Aid for Life; finally fulfilling her passion and dream of empowering people to gain the skills and confidence to help in a medical emergency.