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HSE changes to First Aid Regulations

The HSE has posted on its website the new regulations regarding First Aid. The major change to the regulations is that from 1st October 2013 the HSE will no longer “accredit” or regulate First Aid courses....

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Back yourself

“Whether you think you can, or think you cant – you’re right” Henry Ford. If, when you are confronted with an incident, you need to know that you can deal with whatever presents itself...

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New Partner

We are delighted to say that, following recent meeting, Sapphire First Aid will be working with Worksafe GB to help them to provide First Aid Training for their clients.

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Time to think

“Between stimulus and response, there is a gap.” John Covey What does this mean to you the first aider? When entering any first aid incident take time to gather your thoughts and breathe. If...

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Sapphire Events: Getting more popular

Sapphire Events have picked up more work going into 2014. This year we have been lucky enough to provide First Aid teams to the G-Force open series of Martial Art Competition and with this...

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Good News

Sapphire First Aid has some great news to share….. We have just been informed by Leicestershire County Council that we are now a “Preferred Trainer” for Paediatric First Aid. Look out for more new...

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New Courses

New Courses added. Go to the Courses tab to see what we have available.

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Condition Recognition – Stroke

There are several indicators that your patient may be suffering from a stroke. Some or all of these may be present but there are some equally easy tests you can conduct to try and...

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Would You Know What To Do? #4

Tips for dressing a wound: Always check the use by date of any sealed bandage or plaster before you put it on your patient. If it is out of date you could introduce infection...

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Leadership

“Leaders there have to be, and these may appear to rise above their fellow men, but in their hearts they know only too well that what has been attributed to them is in fact...

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