First Aid in the News
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New legislation on auto injectors from1st October 2017
The more First Aiders the better in case of terror attacks, and could save lives.
Shocking stats on the number of lives that could have been saved had a first aider been present.
Quick thinking saves little brother after choking on a coin, just days after being taught the life saving skills.
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Claudia Winkleman backs vital first aid lessons in schools
Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman is backing free life-saving lessons for children, just months after her daughter Matilda suffered serious burns in a freak Halloween accident.
First Aid heroes saved my Dad... after he 'died' three times
Golfer Bernard Gallacher suffered sudden cardiac arrest in August last year. His daughter, Sky Sports star Kirsty, says her father 'would be dead if it wasn’t for the first aid he was given'...
Minister backs campaign for vital CPR lessons in schools
Schools Minister, David Laws, became the first high-profile member of the Coalition to support the move to introduce basic first aid lessons in schools - simple techniques that could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year...
Sister to the rescue as Madeley chokes on roast beef
Richard Madeley told how his sister saved his life when he almost choked to death on a piece of roast beef. The drama happened as the daytime TV host enjoyed Sunday lunch with his family at the Blue Strawberry pub, Essex.
Madeley, 45, said his quick-thinking sister, Elizabeth, who is trained in first aid, performed the Heimlich Manoeuvre on him, forcing the meat out of his windpipe.
He said: 'I encourage everybody to do a first-aid course and learn the Heimlich Manoeuvre. It saved my life.'
Fabrice Muamba backs Asda's defibrillator campaign
The former Bolton Wanderers star met staff at Asda as they learned how to use the equipment which saved his life after he suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch two years ago.
Asda now plans to have a defibrillator in every branch.
Schoolboy saves little brother from choking after passing a first aid course
James Reed stopped three-year old Harri from choking on a sandwich. The quick-thinking youngster performed first aid when Harri turned blue. He had learned how to deal with a choking incident earlier that day. James will receive a special award for his bravery.
Essex Lawn Tennis Association launches defibrillator scheme
Almost 100 tennis clubs across Essex are set to benefit from grants towards buying their own defibrillator
First Aid Training could save thousands
A wider knowledge of simple first aid techniques could save thousands of lives each year…
Football Coach wants all children to be taught first aid
The coach of a teenage footballer from Wiltshire who suffered a cardiac arrest during a match wants all children to be taught life-saving first aid.
Nine year old hero saves mum from choking
Son saves his mum with first aid he learnt at summer camp.
Many lacking first aid skills
Survey suggests only one in 13 people feel confident they could carry out first aid on those ill and injured…
Pupils need first aid training
If we are serious about reducing the incidents of injury and death then we need to make sure that people have the skills to respond in an emergency…
''I've been so lucky. Thank God I'm alive''
Patrice Muamba 'devastated' as he is forced to retire from football following cardiac arrest that caused his heart to stop for 78 minutes...
Firms urged to buy defibrillator
Clinical evidence has shown that staff who are given additional skills in how to use an AED and who have an AED on site, have the potential to reduce the chance of death following a cardiac arrest…
Off-duty police officers save man at Cheltenham cinema
The wife of a Cheltenham man whose life was saved after he collapsed at a cinema in the town has called for more public defibrillators...
Referee Gabriel Tumelty's wife in defibrillator call
His wife Anne said he owed his life to the fact that the defibrillator was on hand. She also said the fact that personnel trained in its use had been at the ground and that the machine was properly maintained had been crucial...
Defibrillator call after woman collapses
Lynda Donaldson suffered a cardiac arrest outside her restaurant last year.
A first aid trainer spotted her and used a defibrillator which he had in his car boot to revive her...
Schoolboy struck by lightning in Swindon School
A spokesman for the ambulance service said that when paramedics arrived, first aiders were already giving the pupil CPR…
Boy hit by lightening released from hospital
Schoolboy's mother said: "He's lucky to be alive - if it weren't for the staff at that leisure centre he probably wouldn't be here today."
Binman receives resuscitation award
A Middlesbrough binman who saved the life of a toddler who had suffered a seizure has received an award…