September First Aid training dates live

Hello all, Now that I'm back from expeditions to the Shetlands, Malawi, Vietnam and Hadrian's Wall, I've uploaded some training dates for September. October and November will follow in a couple of days, but if the dates don't match your needs in terms of dates, locations, or course type, please email me at lmefirstaid@btconnect.com I [...]

Selecting a First Aid Training Course needn’t be daunting – the way to do it ….

Choosing a first aid provider  At LME First Aid, our courses are fully compliant with current health and safety legislation. What to check for? As of October 2013, the HSE stopped offering accreditation of First Aid training providers. Now, when looking for a training provider, the strongly recommended route is for you to check that they [...]

Save lives in your community or workplace – apply for a defibrillator

Fewer than 1 in 10 people survive an 'out of hospital' cardiac arrest in the UK. By applying to have a public access defibrillator for your local area, YOU can help change that. Click on the link below to learn more and see how you can make a difference. BHF.ORG.UK

By | March 9th, 2018|First Aid training in Cumbria, LME First Aid|0 Comments

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) sadly affects us all.

Fiorentina captain Davide Astori's cause of death revealed as 'cardiac arrest due to natural causes'. Davide Astori's sudden cardiac arrest is another timely reminder that it can happen to young fit people as well as the older less fit. When the heart stops, a cardiac arrest has occurred. The most common cause is an abnormal rhythm of the [...]

Winter First Aid for everyone – Malcolm Wade from LME First Aid talks about simple tips for all

  The most common injuries during the winter months are often caused by slips, trips or falls. Most people will usually only suffer the odd bump or bruise, but what can you do to help someone who has sprained or strained an ankle or wrist as a result of their fall? Avoiding and treating slips [...]

First Aid Courses Lakeland

LME First Aid are now booking courses in Penrith, Carlisle, Lancaster, Sedbergh, Preston and Keswick. Our courses cover Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), Emergency First Aid at Work +F, First Aid at Work (16 hours), and Outdoor First Aid (16 hours). Call us for individual prices and group costs (4+ people) or email us [...]

The truth about Tourniquets

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCS) released a position statement in July 2017 with regard to the oft discussed application of tourniquets. The use of tourniquets has been re-introduced into civilian applications as a result of influences and experience gained in military experiences. The use of tourniquets in 'normal' civilian life is restricted [...]