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First Aid Training Saves Her Grandma's Life

Tuesday 12th February 2019
Harrison Young MCPara

First aid training allowed a 17-year-old girl from Buckinghamshire to save her Grandmother's life. The Mix96 report describes the story of Isabella Parola, who witnessed her Grandma choking on a piece of steak whilst having dinner together…

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Nutritional Advice For a Good Cause!

Wednesday 16th January 2019

Medical Training Solutions were happy to provide nutritional advice to Ambulance Technician Paul Barnard who is running a half marathon to raise money for a local critical care charity! To read about his…

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Give the Gift of a First Aid Kit This Christmas.

Saturday 22nd December 2018

Christmas is just around the corner, if you are organized you will now have your cupboards stocked and Christmas presents nicely wrapped under the tree. There is nothing else you need to prepare for this Christmas period, right? Wrong. It's important to enjoy…

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Mental Health First Aid - Parliamentary Debate UPDATE.

Monday 17th December 2018

The debate surrounding the legal implementation of Mental Health First Aid training within the workplace has been postponed to early 2019 due to an emergency Brexit debate at Westminster. For more information about Mental Health First Aid in Norwich please contact 01603…

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Mental Health First Aid - Parliamentary Debate.

Monday 17th December 2018

A debate surrounding the legal implementation of Mental Health First Aid training within the workplace is due to take place at Westminster today. The debate follows an…

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The Battle for Mental Health Wellbeing Continues.

Saturday 8th December 2018

It is a great time to be an employee, employers have never looked after their employee's physical wellbeing to such an extent. There is legislation in place to ensure first-aiders are on hand if an employee hurts themselves and many large organisations offer fitness benefits such as discounted gym memberships.…

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New Guidance Released for Mental Health First Aid.

Monday 26th November 2018

Earlier in the week, we posted about the open letter signed by more than 50 well-known organisations, to Theresa May. The letter effectively outlined that Health and Safety Legislation in its current form is insufficient and needs to be updated to make mental health first aid training…

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Changing Health & Safety Law - Mental Health First Aid.

Tuesday 20th November 2018

An open letter, which has been signed by more than 50 large organisations such as WHSmith, Royal Mail and PwC has called on Theresa May to amend current Health and Safety…

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First Aid Skills from the Most Unusual Places.

Saturday 10th November 2018

We hear amazing stories every day, people all over the country confidently exercising life-saving skills and it makes us so proud that first aid education…

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Workplace Injuries Cost More Than You Think.

Monday 5th November 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), who are responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and…

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Top Tips for a Safe Bonfire Night.

Friday 2nd November 2018

Halloween is just behind us and the next main event of the calendar year is fast approaching. Like most people, we love bonfire night, a chill in the air, warming yourselves around a large bonfire while watching beautiful…

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The Power To Save A Life - Glenn Hoddle Heart Attack.

Tuesday 30th October 2018

A Myocardial Infarction (MI) or more commonly known as 'heart attack' is a blockage of the small arteries that supply the heart with fresh blood. Without this, the heart muscle begins…

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Mental Health Training Just as Important as Physical First Aid.

Thursday 25th October 2018

Mental health first aid is currently dominating the media thanks to a strong petition gaining traction. The petition is calling for employers to be required to have mental health first aiders, much in the…

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That's TV Norfolk - Interview.

Thursday 25th October 2018

The importance to good quality first aid training should never be underestimated. A recent study of over 2000 adults revealed that: Only 5% of people felt knowledgeable, competent and willing to act in an emergency. The…

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Sharing Our Story.

Wednesday 24th October 2018

At Medical Training Solutions we are delighted to see that our story is being publicised by the University of East Anglia, Eastern…

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The “it will never happen to me” Mentality.

Thursday 18th October 2018

We are all guilty of adopting an "it will never happen to me" approach at various stages in our lives. We will hear that something awful happened to someone who isn't particularly close to our family or friendship circle and whilst the news surprises us, we carry…

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World Food Day 2018.

Tuesday 16th October 2018

As healthcare professionals we are delighted to see World Food Day 2018 working to ensure that people throughout the world have access…

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First Aid Educational Boost on the Horizon.

Thursday 11th October 2018

It is no secret we are in full support of any scheme that educates members of the public in all important first aid…

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Is it too early for the ‘C’ word?

Thursday 4th October 2018

October is now upon us and you will have started to notice the change on the high-street, as you walk into shops the standard shelves are being cleared and…

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A small investment to save a life.

Thursday 27th September 2018

We all hope we will never need to rely on someone else to save us. In times of need we want to believe that qualified professionals will be on hand quickly enough that there will be no lasting problems, however…

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The importance of Annual Refresher Training.

Friday 7th September 2018

Managing Director Harrison Young pictured undertaking his annual Professional Update (PU) training as a Paramedic with the East of England Ambulance…

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Nissan Design Europe, Paddington.

Thursday 14th June 2018

June has seen us in Central London delivering First Aid at Work Re-qualification courses to Nissan Design Europe. Training was delivered over the course of the month and left participants feeling confident to administer first aid to any colleague who might need it.

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Nissan Technical Centre Europe, Cranfield.

Thursday 29th March 2018

Over the past few months we have been delivering a wide range of professional training courses to Nissan Technical Centre Europe in Cranfield. First Aid at Work (initial and re-qualification courses), annual refresher courses and anaphylaxis awareness courses have created a team of highly trained first aiders…

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