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 [...]

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 [...]

Middle of Nowhere First Aid

I have just completed a two day "Middle of Nowhere" first aid course with Dr Jon Dallimore and James Moore. Jon is a GP and specialist doctor in the Emergency Department of Bristol Royal Infirmary and James is the Director of Travel Health Consultancy, an independent travel clinic and consultancy based in Exeter. Both Jon [...]

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 [...]

Emergency First Aid at Work Course Dates for 2018 published

Dates for the one day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) courses have been published. All courses will be in Penrith on 16 January, 13 February, 06 March and 17 April. If you would like to book a place on any of these courses, please see our website or call Malcolm wade on 07920 463172. [...]

Resuscitation and AED’s

Over the last month, I have been asked a number of times questions regarding the use of AED's (Automatic External Defibrillators) and safety. The Resuscitation Council publish a very useful set of FAQ's which can be accessed by following this link.      

LME First Aid launch in Cumbria January 2018

LME First Aid (a division of Lakeland Mountain Experience Ltd) have launched their new business in January 2018. Providing bespoke and regular First Aid courses across Cumbria and the North East. Welcome to LME First Aid LME First Aid is a division of Lakeland Mountain Experience Ltd LME First Aid provides tailored first aid training [...]