Schools and Education


Mini Medics – First Aid and Defibrillation for Children

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Jun 2016

Mini Medics – First Aid and Defibrillation for Children

Nuco Training is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new initiative: First Aid and Defibrillation for Children This is a very basic introduction to First Aid and Defibrillation for all children and aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 11, but it can suit children of any age. The course is kept at a basic level with no use of confusing...

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UK Government Announce Compulsory First Aid for Nursery Recruits

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Mar 2015

UK Government Announce Compulsory First Aid for Nursery Recruits

New nursery and pre-school staff will be required to undertake paediatric first aid for the first time, thanks to new government proposals. The plans have received the support of parents Joanne and Dan Thompson, who have been campaigning for the change following the tragic death of their daughter, Millie, at nursery in October 2012. Their important campaign culminated in an e-petition signed by over 103,000...

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Schools Able to Hold a Stock of Emergency Inhalers

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Sep 2014

Schools Able to Hold a Stock of Emergency Inhalers

From the 1st October 2014 schools are now able to hold Salbutamol Inhalers for emergencies. Approximately 20 children of school age in England and Wales die every year from asthma and most deaths occur before the child reaches hospital. A survey from Asthma UK found that 64% of children with asthma have at some point been unable to access a working reliever inhaler in school,...

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