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The Recovery Position: 8 Simple Steps

The Recovery Position: 8 Simple Steps

It is vital that people understand how and when to put someone into the recovery position and re-positioning someone can often save their life. About the recovery position When someone is unconscious/unresponsive most of their muscles relax and go floppy. The tongue...
Cycle helmets – Do they really save lives?

Cycle helmets – Do they really save lives?

There is a lot of debate surrounding the use of cycle helmets.  Do they really provide vital protection – or do they just give cyclists a false sense of security, that leads to more accidents?  The eternal question is – do they really save lives? In March this...
First Aid Really Does Save Lives!

First Aid Really Does Save Lives!

Many people undertake a first aid training course – either because they have to for their work or because they’ve just had a baby and all their friends are doing it.  Almost nobody thinks they’ll ever actually need to use any of the skills they’ve learned – but being...
Staying Safe on Sports Day

Staying Safe on Sports Day

It’s that time of year when schools the length and breadth of the country get ready to enjoy Sports Day.  It’s a great day for the teachers organising it, the kids taking part and the parents proudly watching on – but with so much going on in a highly competitive...
How to get up after a fall

How to get up after a fall

It’s a shocking statistic, but each year over 4,500 people in England and Wales die following a fall. Nearly a third of a million people will also need hospital treatment. It is often older people who suffer from falls and unfortunately many of them may never recover...

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