The Resuscitation Council UK have revised their guidelines after another review of the COVID-19 situation. Rescue breaths are now to be taught in first aid
Rescue Breaths are Back
A few days ago we had an email from a student thanking us for our training, as she had used it to help a friend who had had a heart attack.
We should stop teaching people to use ice on injuries as there is no medical evidence that it works.
Our mental health courses are designed by NHS mental health professionals and focus on what you should actually do to help someone in a mental health crisis. We believe they are the best workplace mental health courses available.
At Marlin we have always taught splinting during First Aid at Work (FAW) training, but it seems that for many trainers splinting protocols simply aren’t being taught. “Call the ambulance” has become the ‘First Aid Protocol’.
On a recent course we received criticism for teaching tourniquets in First Aid at Work as many organisations don’t. This post looks at the reasons we do teach tourniquets and hopefully debunks a few myths along the way.