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The trainer for the course did an excellent job in bringing his experience and knowledge alive to make this Fire Marshal course very enjoyable and interesting

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Today is World Mental Health Day

Taking place annually on October 10th, the theme for 2019’s World Mental Health Day is suicide prevention. The annual awareness day, founded by the World Federation for Mental Health and supported by the Mental Health Foundation, is observed on 10th October each year and is designed to open up conversations about mental health problems and focus on […]


Three in five young people experience mental health problems

A survey by the mental health charity Mind of over 12,000 young people found that three in five have experienced mental health issues or are close to someone that has. The research carried out by Mind surveyed young people aged between 11 and 19 and shows the sheer scale of pressures facing teenagers. 14% said […]


CQC in support of ‘World Patient Safety Day’

The 17th September marked the first ‘World Patient Safety Day’ backed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the day will be observed annually to raise awareness of the avoidable harm linked to medical errors across the world. The global campaign to recognise patient safety, urges people to commit […]


First aid classes rolled out for pupils

For the first time, first aid lessons are being trialled in schools across England as classes will become compulsory from 2020. As the new school year starts so do brand-new first aid classes for pupils. Across the country, 1,600 schools are taking part in learning life-saving skills. Up to 59% of deaths in the UK […]


Company fined over life-changing injuries

A security guard suffered serious and life changing hand injuries in 2017 after assisting with groundworks. Bristol Magistrates’ Court heard how the guard was asked by a plant driver from APK Earthmoving Ltd to assist in removing a trailer from a bulldozer. The bulldozer was being operated by the plant driver whilst the security guard […]


First Response Training are fundraising today to help support #handinhandforoscar

As part of their usual ‘dress-down Fridays’ members of staff from FRT have been donating to #handinhandforoscar a fundraising campaign through the Grace Kelly Childhood Trust for a local boy’s Leukaemia treatment. Oscar is 5 years old, “He loves exploring the outside world, camping, playing with his friends and of course, like most little boys, […]


Special needs pupils not getting the help they need

Thousands of children across England are thought to be vulnerable as they do no receive the help needed for their disabilities. The National Audit Office (NAO) warns that those with special educational needs and disabilities (Send) are at risk because they do not have access to care plans. NAO says that those without plans are […]


Sept 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day

Tomorrow, September 21st, is World Alzheimers Day; an international campaign to raise awareness and highlight issues faced by people affected by dementia. This year’s focus is stigma, breaking the stereotypes and myths that surround a dementia diagnosis, the day is supported by Alzheimer’s Society. Globally, dementia is one of the biggest challenges the care industry faces, […]


Manufacturing company fined £16,00 for worker crush injuries

The company has been fined for safety breaches after the severe crush injuries a worker suffered while he carried out work on a mesh welding machine.  Siddal and Hilton Products Ltd, a manufacturing firm, were brought to Leeds Magistrates’ Court.  The court heard how the employee was injured carrying out fault finding work while assisting […]


Critical risk of legionella found in shops 

Council-owned shops in Barrow, South Cumbria, have had risk assessments carried out after critical concerns of legionella were raised.  19 premises were inspected in Newbarns, Ormsgill, Walney and Dalton, all of which are leased from Barrow Borough Council.  Legionella is a deadly bacteria that can be found in water systems and potentially inhaled as droplets.  […]


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The level of teaching was outstanding and this really showed in the exam marks. The trainer’s enthusiasm for First Aid really shone through and this in turn motivated the group to learn, practise and ask as many questions as possible. […]. The instructor passed on expertise in such a way that did not alienate anyone even though it was a diverse group of people from all parts of the business. The examiners were wonderful, giving us extra tips and advice once we had passed; this gave everyone confidence in their new skills and will allow us as individuals to handle a first aid situation.

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