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The different types of first aid kit and what they contain

First Aid
First aid kits come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, with varieties catered to a multitude of industries and environments. From kits packed ...
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The different types of first aid kit and what they contain

First Aid
First aid kits come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, with varieties catered to a multitude of industries and environments. From kits packed ...
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Shocking medical treatments from the past

Medical News
We are fortunate today to have access to a wide range of safe and effective first aid medical practices. It hasn’t always been this way. To kick...
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Sports first aid kit essentials and the common injuries they treat

First Aid
No matter what stage of the season, it’s crucial that you have a fully stocked sports first aid kit to hand. All sports teams and sporting event...
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The latest BSI standards for workplace first aid kits explained

First Aid
It’s been 12 months since the British Standards Institute (BSI) updated its requirements for workplace first aid kits. By now, workplaces of all...
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Blood types explained and why some groups are rarer than others

Medical News
There’s a lot more to our blood than meets the eye. We are each part of one of many different blood groups, each with its own qualities. What di...
Festive first aid advice for avoiding common Christmas mishaps

Festive first aid advice for avoiding common Christmas mishaps

First Aid
The Christmas period brings the joy of getting together with family and friends at festive parties and gatherings.  Just as the celebrations bring ...
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A first aid checklist for New Year’s Eve celebrations

First Aid
It’s almost time to raise a glass to 2019 and celebrate the start of a brand new decade. While New Year’s Eve can be the perfect way to round of...
A guide to different types of plasters and when to use them

A guide to different types of plasters and when to use them

First Aid
Plasters are an essential item in all first aid kits and it’s important that you are equipped with the right type for any given situation. While we...
Uncommon first aid items that are worth carrying

Uncommon first aid items that are worth carrying

First Aid
From the backpacks of travellers and survivalists to the humble family home, a fully stocked first aid kit should always be on hand in case of eme...
First aid essentials as Red Cross announces cuts

First aid essentials as Red Cross announces cuts

First Aid
In a move that breaks decades of tradition, the British Red Cross announced last month that it will stop providing first aid at events. The charity...