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First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training provider, our trainers are highly experienced medical, health, military medics and emergency services professionals who will tailor the training to your needs. We can tailor bespoke courses to...

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Resources to help you introduce first aid to children and young people Please find the great range of teaching resources we have designed to complement our First Aid for Life practical hands-on first aid training courses: There are comprehensive modular online...

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First Aid for Schools: All Teaching Resources

Resources for Teaching Children and Young People First AidPlease find the great range of teaching resources we have designed to complement our practical hands-on first aid training courses: There are comprehensive modular online courses, PDF handouts, lesson plans,...

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First Aid for Schools: Free Teaching Resources

Resources to help you introduce first aid to children and young people Please find the great range of teaching resources we have designed to complement our First Aid for Life practical hands-on first aid training courses: There are comprehensive modular online...

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Free BooksFree Ebook: First Aid for StabbingsFree Ebook: 7 vital first aid skills every family should knowFree Ebook: First Aid and the Law: a guide for SMEsFree Ebook: What Bit Me? A Guide to Bites & StingsFree Ebook: Essential First Aid for Nannies and Child...

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First Aid for Life is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be...

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Thank you so much for clicking on the download, it is wending its way to your inbox right now. If you would like any further information about our practical or online courses, or if there is anything else we can help with, please do not hesitate to contact us. We hope...

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Stay Safe

Stay Safe and Healthy Week for Older People 1st-7th October 2018 Launching 1st October United Nations' Day of The Older Person at The Royal Hospital, Chelsea #staysafe Top tips, clear advice and latest thinking to help older people themselves and those caring for...

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First Aid for Life produce weekly educational newsletters covering specific injuries, illnesses and first aid related topics. Our subscribers find the content an invaluable resource. Please submit your email address to benefit from this too. You are able to easily...

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Thanks for scoring yourself . Today you have rated yourself to be a total of out of 96. SPECIAL OFFER: In order to help, we would love to offer you a special discount code to redeem...

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Burns, Falls and Emergency Calls

Claim your FREE book (with just £4.95 for postage and handling) Emma’s second book, Burns, Falls and Emergency Calls, is being heralded as the ultimate guide to the treatment and prevention of childhood accidents. Packed full of real life experience, anecdotes and...

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Thank you for requesting your free copy of our book. We will be shipping the book to your address shortly. I do hope you enjoy the book and find it useful. We would be most grateful if you could please leave a review for us on Amazon. I'm delighted to offer you 50%...

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Emma Hammett: Expert Author and Speaker

Author and Expert Speaker: Emma Hammett As a qualified nurse, mother and first aid trainer with over 30 years health and teaching experience; Emma Hammett truly appreciates the vital importance of first aid. Emma is an acknowledged expert on first aid and accident...

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ESSENTIAL FIRST AID TRAINING AVAILABLE - FACE TO FACE, BLENDED & ONLINE: PAEDIATRIC, EFAW and FAW (all courses delivered with strict social distancing, enhanced hygiene and infection control measures & revised training techniques). For more information call us...

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First Aid Courses

First Aid for Life First Aid courses; for more information about any of our courses, including bespoke, scheduled, sports, medical professional and HSE 1, 2 and 3 day First Aid at Work and blended First Aid courses please contact us. Book Now!  

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Reviews

Customer Reviews & Celebrity Feedback We train over 12,000 people a year on our scheduled courses, online and in specialised group courses. We receive some lovely feedback from happy customers. Below is a selection of some our favourite reviews!

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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) – for Sports

Our Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course - for Sports, is fully regulated through Qualsafe Awards, Ofqual and the QCF framework. Our course uniquely covers Adult and Child First Aid and also includes Heart Attack, Head and Spinal Injury, Asthma, treatment of...

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Nurseries and Early Years Workers

  I thought it was the best First Aid course I have ever done! Parents & Grandparents Children & Teenagers Nannies & Au Pairs who do not need to be Ofsted registered – if you need Ofsted registration please visit our PAEDIATRIC COURSE page. Teachers &...

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Emergency Check List

The Emergency Check List This Emergency Checklist is an invaluable resource for all Parents, Grandparents, Childminders and Nannies who are responsible for the safety and well being of children. In one place you can store all of the medical and contact information...

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First Aid for Children

  Overall it was a perfect course, the atmosphere, the venue, the opportunity for us to “add things” to the course that we wanted to know about. I would recommend your course to anyone with confidence. Many thanks again for the great day. First Aid for Children:...

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Press Enquiries

Press Enquiries Our Team of Medical, Health and Emergency Services Experts are extremely responsive and able to assist on any First Aid and Health related topics. We write regularly for many print and online publications. We have a wealth of high quality images and...

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First Aid Shop

First Aid Kits – recommended and sold through First Aid for Life First Aid consumables are available to buy on our courses. We will always have kits available for you to buy on your course, but to guarantee we have enough you can contact us to order in advance and...

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First Aid for Pharmacists

I can’t believe how much I learnt in 3 hours! Loads of hands-on practice. I thoroughly recommend this course to anyone who would like to be more confident in an emergency. Parents & Grandparents Children & Teenagers Nannies & Au Pairs who do not need to...

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First Aid for Dentists & Dental Practices

If you are an individual dental professional you can book onto a scheduled Emergency First Aid course and let us know you are a dental professional, we will then cover all the elements you need for your mandatory training.   The General Dental Council (GDC)...

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First Aid for Doctors, Nurses & GP Practices

If you are an individual needing first aid training, please book onto our scheduled emergency first aid course and let us know you are a medical or health professional, we will then cover all the elements you need for your mandatory training. First Aid for Life is an...

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First Aid for Physios & Sport Massage Therapists

It was great the way you related the First Aid to Anatomy and Physiology so you can understand what is going on in the body and I loved the way you used the real life incidents to illustrate the points. Parents & Grandparents Children & Teenagers Nannies &...

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First Aid for Personal Trainers and Sports Coaches

The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course adapted for Sports is a one day course covering care of the unconscious casualty as well as commonly occurring injuries in adults and children. During the course, you will not only learn basic emergency first aid, but also...

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First Aid for Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Thank you for creating a special course for our students, they were thrilled with their certificates. First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training provider, our trainers are highly experienced medical and emergency services professionals...

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First Aid for Teachers and Support Staff

I came across First Aid for Life when searching for a course provider who could deliver on-site Emergency First Aid at Work training. From A to B the process was as straightforward and manageable as I’d hoped. The training was first rate – the feedback from the course...

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First Aid for Carers and Care Homes

The team at First Aid for Life tailored the course to meet our specific needs of dealing with the complexities of caring for an elderly woman with Parkinsons. They came to our home to perform the training so that we didn’t need to worry about using an agency to care...

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First Aid for the Hospitality Industry

All the guys thoroughly enjoyed the course and found it very useful, their feedback was excellent. Parents & Grandparents Children & Teenagers Nannies & Au Pairs who do not need to be Ofsted registered – if you need Ofsted registration please visit our...

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First Aid for the Beauty Industry

We all had a great and very informative time with you & feel fully prepared should an emergency occur! Parents & Grandparents Children & Teenagers Nannies & Au Pairs who do not need to be Ofsted registered – if you need Ofsted registration please visit our...

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First Aid for Builders and Construction Industry

A great course and very informative. I took all the managers from Affleck Property Services on the course and found it extremely useful, teambuilding and informative. Emma was great and I can highly recommend it to everyone. I thought the first aid course was...

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FAQs

FAQ's We have a maximum of 12 people on our open first aid courses. This ensures a comfortable learning environment and the time and space for trainees to get lots of hands on practice.  We recommend you wear comfortable clothing (not skirts or dresses) to participate...

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Our Trainers

Our Trainers   At First Aid for Life we are passionate about providing top rate first aid training and empowering people with the skills and confidence to help in an emergency. Our trainers are highly experienced medical and emergency services professionals who...

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WORK WITH US Referral Partner - Register now Get paid to introduce us to your friends, family and colleagues to our online or practical courses We will pay commission straight into your bank account every time someone you recommend books one of our courses. When you...

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Work With Us

Work With Us   Qualified trainers of the very highest calibre; first aid experts who use their first aid skills on a regular basis First Aid for Life is a thriving and fast growing business with a passion for all round excellence. We have work for outstanding...

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Scheduled Dates

Scroll down for our current list of scheduled dates. We run 3 regular course options: Paediatric First Aid Courses 6 or 12 hoursEmergency First Aid Courses 3 hoursEmergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Courses 6 hoursFor nannies, childminders, teachers & nursery...

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This is the Cookie Policy for First Aid for Life, accessible from https://firstaidforlife.org.uk What Are Cookies As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve...

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Alan

  Alan - First Aid for Life Alan is a highly experienced First Aid trainer and Fire Fighter. In addition to working for First Aid for Life, he is responsible for the First Aid training for the London Fire Brigade. He is an Operational Crew Manager responsible for...

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Bespoke Group First Aid courses

Bespoke group First Aid courses One of our highly experienced and knowledgeable First Aid trainers will come and teach a bespoke course at a time and place that suits you. We will help you to work out what topics are really important for you and ensure that the...

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Awards

 First Aid for Life has won many awards and accolades since it was founded in 2007: Emma is the First Aid expert for Mothercare and writes for numerous publications: including the BBC, National Childbith Trust, Families Magazine, London Mums, Greatvine,...

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Gareth

Gareth is a fantastic trainer at First Aid for Life. He is a highly experienced Paediatric Accident and Emergency Nurse and qualified Advanced Life Support Group Instructor, responsible for teaching doctors, nurses, paramedics and military officers the skills they...

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In the Press

Emma Hammett (CEO) & First Aid for Life In The Press Emma is a qualified nurse and award-winning first aid trainer with over 30 years' healthcare and teaching experience. Emma founded First Aid for Life prompted by the need for top quality first aid training,...

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Dan

Dan has worked in the emergency services his entire adult life. Having worked for both the Met Police and later for the London Ambulance Service, there's not much he hasn't seen or done! He is a highly experienced Paramedic and superb at teaching adults, children and...

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Andy

Andy is a great trainer at First Aid for Life and has recently retired after 30 years as a Police Officer. He has had some amazing experiences in the Police Force and enjoyed a varied  and diverse career. Andy spent many years as a metropolitan policeman patrolling...

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Joss

Joss is a Paramedic - he has worked extensively in the UK and Australia  and was a Paramedic Trainer, teaching and assessing Student Ambulance officers, Paramedics and Volunteer Ambulance officers all across Western Australia. Following the birth of his first child...

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Thank you

Thank you so much for booking with us. We will send your confirmation email to you shortly. Emma Hammett RGN First Aid for Life firstaidforlife.org.uk Tel: 0208 675 4036 emma@firstaidforlife.org.uk

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Online First Aid Courses

NEW Courses and Interface! The leading UK provider of online first aid courses Presented by Emma Hammett, as featured on: Onlinefirstaid.com courses are produced, continually updated and verified by a team of Medical, Health and Emergency First Aid Professionals. We...

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Office Managers

If you would like any further information about our courses our extremely knowledgeable Office Managers; Joanna and Kathryn would be delighted to help.

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Andrew

Andrew a Qualified Paramedic; is currently studying Medicine. He has been working with the London Ambulance Service since 2008 and is continuing his Paramedic work part time, as he enjoys it, is passionate about it's importance and it also helps him to keep up to date...

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Terms and Conditions

Thank you for booking your course with First Aid for Life 1.   Bookings may be made by e-mail, letter or telephone, by booking a course with First Aid for Life it is assumed that you accept these Terms and Conditions. 2.   Payment should be made at least 2 weeks in...

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Website privacy notice INTRODUCTION This privacy notice provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our site https://www.firstaidforlife.org.uk, http://www.firstaidforpets.net, http://www.onlinefirstaid.com...

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Equality and Diversity Policy

Introduction First Aid for Life is an equal opportunity business taking into account the diversity within our workforce, customers and learners. We believe that everyone should be treated equally, regardless of their religion, beliefs, age, gender, race, disability or...

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Customer Service Charter

First Aid for Life Customer Service Charter Our Customer Services Charter states that: We are dedicated to providing the highest quality practical First Aid training in the most cost effective manner, while freely allowing individuals to learn and realise their...

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Disclaimer

Onlinefirstaid.com and FirstAidforLife offer First Aid Training. We are not a medical practice and nothing on this website constitutes medical advice or is a substitute for seeking medical advice and emergency assistance. Professional assistance FirstAidforLife and...

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Jenny

Jenny is a qualified trauma and orthopaedic physiotherapist, first aid trainer and local mum. She has 20 years of clinical experience both in acute hospitals and in the community working in many areas including respiratory medicine, paediatrics, elderly care,...

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Geraldine

Geraldine has a fascinating and varied career.  For 5 years she was the Manager of a Nursery School and is also a highly qualified General Nurse, Midwife and School Nurse and has been the Sister in Charge of a Private Rescue Unit in South Africa. She has been an...

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Sam

Sam’s is a Lifeguard and extremely experienced First Aid Trainer who is highly valued by First Aid for Life. Sam has considerable experience working with babies and children  and is a particularly sought after trainer both for the baby and child  and sports First Aid...

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Glenn

Glenn's background is in the Fire Service where he has spent many years attending various incidents;  fires, people under trains, road traffic accidents, gas explosions, and of course cats stuck in trees! For the last 10 years he has been training officer at the...

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Acute allergic reaction and how to use an Autoinjector

Anaphylactic Shock, Acute Allergic reaction and how to use an Autoinjector such as Jext or an Epipen Acute Allergic reactions are life threatening and it is crucially important that you recognise the problem and know what to do quickly in order to save someone's life....

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Active First Aid

Paediatric First Aid Full Ofsted Syllabus I really cannot recommend the course highly enough, I would urge anyone who has or looks after a child to come and see you and your team and learn the skills that could downscale a potential tragedy into something that is...

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Prices and Locations

Prices and Locations First Aid for Life have trainers throughout the UK and we run courses internationally too. If you are looking to book a group course please contact us and let us know how we can help. Our scheduled courses are based in London. Come and join us at...

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Watch Us In Action

Watch Us In Action Subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch our most recent training videos and press coverage. Join over 135,000 people who have viewed our videos and learnt to save lives as a result. First Aid for Life training Circle K in Latvia Baby: How to Place...

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First Aid for Teenagers

Our First Aid for Teenagers courses are incredibly popular and as parents ourselves we ensure we cover all the common first aid emergencies and empower everyone with confidence to keep themselves that bit safer and be able to help each other when it really matters....

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First Aid for Children in School

Learning first aid is an invaluable life-skill. It helps children become more risk aware and equips them with skills to keep themselves safe and help themselves or others if involved in a medical emergency. It could save their life. First Aid for Life is a...

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Please sign up below to receive our highly sought after newsletters. Emma Hammett Founder of First Aid for Life is considered an authority on First Aid. Emma regularly writes for numerous publications and is frequently consulted as a Press spokesperson on First Aid...

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What to put in your First Aid Kit

What to put in your First Aid kit  Visit our First Aid Shop for First Aid Kits recommended and sold through First Aid for Life First Aid kits need to be easily accessible in case an emergency situation arises. The kit should be well organised, ideally in a bag with...

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Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Us? Whether you book a course with First Aid for Life, St John's Ambulance or The Red Cross, your certificate is equally valid. First Aid for Life is fully regulated through Qualsafe Awards nad TQUK to provide Level 3 HSE and Ofqual courses. The benefits of...

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How to Book

 To Book “I have attended many different first aid courses throughout my career and can honestly say that I  gained more from 3 hours of your tuition than all of the other courses put together!”  Felicity Petersen – Wimbledon Thank you for looking to book a course...

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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

Our Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course is fully-regulated through Qualsafe Awards, Ofqual and the QCF framework. The EFAW involves practical and multiple choice assessment and you will receive an externally awarded Ofqual Certificate, valid for 3 years. Our...

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First Aid for Health Professionals (Verifiable CPD)

Paediatric First Aid Full Ofsted Syllabus I really cannot recommend the course highly enough, I would urge anyone who has or looks after a child to come and see you and your team and learn the skills that could downscale a potential tragedy into something that is...

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Babies and Toddlers

The course was great, really practical and to the point, and the step by step scenarios you gave were particularly useful.  I like the way you reiterated everything and checked our understanding (esp as my brain is very sleep deprived so not functioning very well)....

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First Aid for Sports Clubs and Organisations

Our First Aid for Sports courses will give you thorough training in sports related injuries and emergencies, such as asthma, bleeding and the recovery position. You will gain a First Aid certificate valid for three years, as well as the confidence and skills to be...

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First Aid for Carers

First Aid for Life tailored the course to meet our specific needs of dealing with the complexities of caring for an elderly woman with Parkinsons. They came to our home so that we didn’t need to worry about using an agency to care for Nanna. Would recommend this...

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Burns – Would You Know What To Do?

Act quickly if your child has suffered a burn or scald. Run the skin under cool running water and leave it there for at least 10 minutes.* For children with burns call an ambulance and keep cooling the burn while you wait. First aid for burns and scalds Cool the burnt...

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First Aid training – Is It A Priority?

Would you know how to cope with a medical Emergency? Every day children die needlessly in the UK - when basic first aid would have saved their lives...... Would you know what to do? The recent national "Save a Life Survey" involving over 2000 people, showed that a...

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Charities We Support

First Aid for Life support many incredible charities and here are some that are particularly close to our hearts   Stay Safe for Older People was founded by Emma Hammett RGN (First Aid for Life) and Carolyn Cripps OBE (Fit for Safety) in partnership with RoSPA,...

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Feedback

First Aid for Life have thousands of extremely happy customers, we have trained; Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Children, Nannies, Child Carers, Maternity Nurses, Childminders,  Sports Professionals, Corporates, Small Businesses, Charities, Groups, Individuals,...

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Contact Us

Telephone: 020 8675 4036 Email: emma@firstaidforlife.org.ukOr view our blog articles for advice, tips and more.   First Aid for Life's headquarters are at 74, Ramsden Road in Balham, London, where we run our scheduled training courses as well as bespoke courses. ...

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Emergency First Aid – All Ages

  Our Emergency First Aid course is suitable for anyone wishing to gain invaluable basic first aid skills  in order to know how to respond in an emergency. The 3 hour course covers adult, baby and child first aid and can be tailored to your requirements, be they...

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First Aid Courses

 First Aid for Life First Aid courses; for more information about any of our courses, including bespoke, scheduled, sports, medical professional and HSE 2 and 3 day First Aid at Work courses please contact us. Book Now!  

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Jess

Jess is a qualified nurse and child public health specialist. She is a First Aid trainer and member of The Association of First Aiders. Jessica trained at St Thomas' and has twenty-five years of nursing experience, both in hospitals and in the community. At St Thomas'...

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Emma Hammett

 Click the picture to watch a video about us 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...

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About Us

First Aid for Life are first aid experts who provide advice and outstanding first aid training to groups and individuals, uniquely tailored to the needs of those attending. At First Aid for Life we are passionate about providing top rate first aid training and...

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