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 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 [...]

Emergency First Aid at Work Training with LME First Aid Ltd

Topics include; roles & responsibilities, assessing incidents, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, seizures, minor workplace incidents, using first aid kit. This qualification is designed to provide essential life-saving skills.  Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance. Qualification training requires:­­­­­­­­ Minimum [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]