Panic Attacks: How to Help

Why do panic attacks happen? Panic attacks can happen to anyone, without any obvious cause or warning. They can be alarming both for the person experiencing the attack and anyone trying to help. Exams increase stress and students up and down the country will be...

Should children be taught CPR in Schools?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a skill for life. Educating and empowering young people to help in an emergency is an important achievement. CPA can be used in many different emergencies; such as cardiac arrest, heart attacks, suffocation, and many more.  CPR...

Assessing and treating a sprained ankle

Ankle injuries are very common but difficult to diagnose. Slips, trips and falls are common in the outdoors. If someone takes a tumble and hurts their ankle, how do we know if it is broken, sprained or strained? Unless you see a bone sticking out then it is very hard...

How does a Defibrillator work?

Many people see defibrillators in movies or TV series as this mystical device that manages to wake people up from near to death situations. This has lead to a lot of misconceptions about what a defibrillator actually does. In this blog, we will cover the purpose of a...