Government proposes to add first aid to the curriculum In July 2018 the Government announced plans to add first aid to the curriculum in England. The announcement marks a turning point in first aid education and will empower hundreds of thousands of young people with the fundamental skills to save a life. The planned changes […]
FAW or EFAW certificates that expired after 16 March 2020 can remain valid until 31 October 2020 or 6 months from date of expiry, whichever is later. All requalification training for these certificates should be completed by 31 March 2021. To qualify for the extension, employers must be able to demonstrate that: they have made […]
Emergency Adrenaline Auto Injectors (AAIs) (Often known by the brand name ‘EpiPen’) From the October 1st 2017, schools are allowed to buy spare adrenaline auto-injectors for use on children with serious allergies in emergencies, following a change in the law. Until now, AAIs could only be obtained on prescription and this could mean that there […]
Welcome to First Aid Responder. In this blog we illustrate the difference between the fact and fiction surrounding your requirements to comply with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Follow this link to some frequently asked questions – Frequently Asked Questions.