Rescue Breaths are Back

Performing rescue breaths on a casualty

The Resuscitation Council UK have revised their guidelines after another review of the COVID-19 situation.

The Ice Age is Melting

iceberg in body of water

We should stop teaching people to use ice on injuries as there is no medical evidence that it works.

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’.

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.

Amazing Solution to Bleeding!

Celox packets

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.

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.

Covid-19 CPR Guidance

The UK Resucitation Council have issued a statement on performing CPR during the pandemic while still keeping yourself safe.