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Our Training Works

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.

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Mental Health in the Workplace Courses

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.

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Splinting and First Aid at Work

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’.

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Tourniquets: Debunking the Myth

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.

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“But St. Johns do this Differently!”

We regularly get asked why the techniques and standards taught in our courses do not always conform with the advice given in the First Aid Manual (10th Edition), written by the Voluntary Aid Societies (VAS), that is, St John, St Andrews and the British Red Cross.

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Amazing Solution to Bleeding!

At Marlin we have been looking into the research surrounding Celox™. We believe that it is extremely effective and easy to use. Just tip it on a major wound and then apply pressure with a bandage. It clots virtually instantly and will control even major arterial bleeds.

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Emerade Recall Alert

All Emerade auto-injectors have been recalled by the manufacturer. There is a fault in one component of the auto-injector believed to cause some pens* to fail to activate and deliver adrenaline.

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