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First-rate first aid training appropriate training for our particular needs. All the staff agreed with this statement.

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Increase in hate crimes recorded against children and young people

Data obtained by the NSPCC reveals that there has been an increase in hate crimes recorded against children and young people aged under 18. The national children’s charity is encouraging young people to speak out and seek support for race and faith-based bullying, which they say can lead to mental health problems and increased rates […]

New global standard for health and safety at work launched

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) celebrated a “landmark day” for workplace health and safety as a new global standard was launched this month. After 4 years of development work, ISO 45001 has been launched and all organisations who adopt this new standard will need to show they have proportionate health and safety […]

How Stephen Hawking changed perceptions of disability

Professor Stephen Hawking CBE was one of the most renowned scientists in the world, but he was also one of the world’s most famous disabled people. Following his death at the age of 76, many people are reflecting on how the celebrated physicist, who was diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease when […]

CQC finds limited improvements on Mental Health Act concerns

Releasing its latest annual review of the use of the Mental Health Act, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has revealed that it has found that no, or only very limited, improvements have been made in relation to its key concerns. In fact, in many cases, the health and social care watchdog even found that problems […]

CQC publishes review of young people’s mental health services

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its independent review of children and young people’s mental health services. Commissioned by Prime Minister Theresa May, the ‘Are We Listening?’ review is focused on the quality of mental health services available across England and access to these. The report published this week represents the second phase of […]

Health officials warn British public needs to diet

Health officials are calling for the food industry to opt for healthier ingredients and reduce portion sizes as it encourages the British public “to go on a diet.” Public Health England (PHE) has launched a new obesity drive in which it is targeting popular, high calorie foods such as pizzas, crisps, ready meals, processed meat […]

Son credits Sainsbury’s with helping his mother’s Alzheimer’s

A man has publicly thanked national supermarket chain Sainsbury’s for helping his mother find meaning in life by retaining her as an employee while she dealt with the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Doron Salomon thanked Sainsbury’s in a series of tweets, which have since been shared thousands of times. In his tweets, which […]

Dementia scientists win 1 million Euro brain prize

Four dementia scientists will share this year’s 1 million Euro brain prize after conducting pivotal research studies on Alzheimer’s disease. Professors John Hardy, Bart De Strooper, Michael Goedert, all based in the UK, and Professor Christian Haass, from Germany, are sharing the annual prize after they each carried out work which has changed our understanding […]

Rise in concerns about child safety due to parental substance misuse

The NSPCC helpline has reported a 30% rise in people contacting them with concerns about child safety as a result of parental substance misuse. The national charity helpline revealed that a record number of people – 10,207 – contacted them via telephone or e-mail during 2016-17 to raise concerns about the safety of children who […]

Firm fined £90,000 after worker’s injury

A meat production firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and fined £90,000 after an employee was injured at work. York House (Meat Products) Limited appeared at Luton Crown Court last week to face charges of breaching health and safety law after the worker was hurt when trying to adjust storage […]


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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.

PA to European CIO and Head of UK IT - Birmingham - Computer Holdings   
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