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Use Of Automated External Defibrillator’s Within The Workplace

WHY IS AN AED SO IMPORTANT?  (“In the UK approximately 30,000 people sustain cardiac arrest outside hospital and are treated by the emergency medical services (EMS) each year. Electrical defibrillation is well established as the only effective therapy for cardiac Read More →

Medical Emergencies At Work – Stroke

STROKE  (CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT – CVA) DEFINITION A sudden attack of weakness affecting one side of the body due to an interruption of blood flow to part of the brain. There are two types of stroke. The most common is caused by the Read More →

How to deal with medical emergencies at work

In a regular monthly column Wendy Berridge of Berridge Medical Training will be offering some useful advice on how to deal with medical emergencies in the work place. This month we look at syncope (fainting). SYNCOPE  (FAINT) DEFINITION A loss Read More →

The Cost Of Taking Work Home

BBC News recently reported that two thirds of employees are working an additional one-two hours per night at home resulting in an increase in neck problems and repetitive strain injuries. However taking work home and checking our emails at home on Read More →