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Shellfish Allergies And Straws?

Shellfish Allergies And Straws?

Date posted: September 4th, 2019

Shellfish Allergies And Straws? “Are you Allergic to Shellfish”? The bar lady from the Old Spring Well Harrogate asked me! Why did she ask me this question? Something many of you may not know, with a ban on plastic straws coming in, this has led to a number of biodegradable… Read More

Mental Health First Aid…. My Story

Mental Health First Aid…. My Story

Date posted: February 22nd, 2019

Mental Health First Aid I was just 17 years old when my uncle sadly took his own life due to his own personal struggles, being in phase 2 military training ment I couldn’t attend his funeral, I never truly understood what mental health was back then, as nearly 20 years… Read More

The history of a Defibrillator

The history of a Defibrillator

Date posted: January 17th, 2019

Defibrillators were first demonstrated in 1899 by Jean-Louis Prévost and Frédéric Batelli, two physiologists from University of Geneva, Switzerland. They discovered that small electrical shocks could induce ventricular fibrillation in dogs, and that larger charges would reverse the condition. The external defibrillator as known today was invented by Electrical Engineer William… Read More

Horsefly Bites! What you need to Know!

Horsefly Bites! What you need to Know!

Date posted: July 2nd, 2018

What are Horseflies? Having dealt with over 20 bites at an event myself and my team covered last week i thought i would do a blog to warn people about the increase in Horseflies due to the weather, and give you some tips to help if you or your children… Read More

Exercise Induced Anaphylaxis

Exercise Induced Anaphylaxis

Date posted: March 24th, 2018

Most People associate Anaphylaxis with food allergies, but this is not the case. Exercise induced anaphylaxis is a potentially-serious condition in which anaphylaxis (a severe allergic reaction) occurs during or after physical activity. What are the symptoms that could occur? Mild symptoms that may occur include:  Widespread flushing of… Read More

SPARE ADRENALINE AUTO-INJECTORS FOR SCHOOLS

SPARE ADRENALINE AUTO-INJECTORS FOR SCHOOLS

Date posted: October 3rd, 2017

What your need to know! The full guidance on schools being able to halve spare EPIPEN/EMERADE/JEXT Auto-Injectors is here. Broken down the document states to hold the injections school must have a child already assessed as being at risk from Anaphylaxis (Already has an allergy with an Auto-Injector prescribed) The… Read More

New “Spare” Adrenaline Legislation

New “Spare” Adrenaline Legislation

Date posted: July 10th, 2017

NEW LEGISLATION ALLOWS “SPARE” EMERGENCY ADRENALINE The new Legislation we have all been waiting for was officially passed on the 7th July at Westminster and will come into effect on the 1st October 2017. The legislation will allow schools in the UK to keep spare adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) for emergency… Read More

New NYCC Guidance For Managing Anaphylaxis In Schools

New NYCC Guidance For Managing Anaphylaxis In Schools

Date posted: April 25th, 2017

Epipen advice for all schools After considerable consultation with insurers and other agencies, the following link is the advice from NYCC with regard managing epipens in school and also, vitally, how to ensure your school training plan fits the criteria required to be insured to administer. All schools should read… Read More

Eucalyptus Oil Medical & Health Benefits

Eucalyptus Oil Medical & Health Benefits

Date posted: January 31st, 2017

The health benefits of eucalyptus oil are not as well-known as people think. Often, mums look to ‘off the shelf’ branded products to help when children are under the weather. Eucalyptus oil is a lifesaver for me and at Watson Training Services, this is something we teach on our Paediatric… Read More

First Aid Training Special Offer

First Aid Training Special Offer

Date posted: September 6th, 2016

First Aid Training Special Offer Do you need a level 3 First Aid at Work Course? This month we have a First Aid Training special offer on 19th-21st September Course at the Cairn Hotel Harrogate. This course is now just £130pp and includes Lunch, Manual and handbook. and will last… Read More

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