Stress Awareness Month – Workplace Stress Part 1

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992. It is during this month that health care professionals and supporters join forces to highlight the causes and solutions for life stresses. 

In this two part blog, firstly I want to cover workplace stress – how to identify it, how it affects us and also the ways to combat it.

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The Importance of a Workplace First Aid Kit

Of course, you cannot predict when an accident will happen, but you can certainly be prepared for one and ensure you have everything you need to help in an emergency situation such as a First Aid Kit.

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10 Small Wellbeing Changes to Make This Year – Part 2

Following on from our last blog 10 Small Wellbeing Changes to Make This Year, here are the remaining 5 steps that could just have a huge impact on your quality of life.

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10 Small Wellbeing Changes to Make This Year – Part 1

Sometimes the smallest steps can have the biggest impact. Often when we try to change our health and wellbeing for the better we decide to take drastic action and make huge lifestyle changes that often are too hard, too big or unrealistic to sustain.

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Show Your Heart Some Love

Whilst the world is celebrating love today, we wanted to highlight how important it is to take care of our hearts, and not just in the romantic sense.  It is vital that we understand how to keep them healthy so we can reduce the risk of heart disease – did you know that is the second most preventable cause of death in the UK?

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New Year, New You?

How has January gone for you? Did you make resolutions, and more importantly did you stick to them? When it comes to our health, slow and steady is always best, quick fixes and unrealistic changes and goals very rarely work in the longterm.

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How To Keep Safe This Christmas

Whilst most people are getting in the Christmas spirit, there are some who take this time of year as an opportunity to steal, con or worse.

Whilst it is important that everyone has a fabulous festive season, and lots of fun with family and friends, it is also important to be aware of the increased dangers around at this time of year, and to take precautions to protect you, your family and your valuables.

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How To Make Medical Training Transferable

By Mark Wiggett

As the Training Manager at ICM I often get asked how do you make first aid training transferable, so that when people leave the training room, they not only remember vital information and skills, but they have the confidence to put what they learnt into practice in real life.

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Restart a Heart Day – The Importance of CPR

Today is restart a heart day – an annual day of action created by the Resuscitation Council UK with the aim to teach vital life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to as many people as possible. 

As a medical training and event support provider we specialise in teaching CPR and other first aid skills to everyone from first aiders, first responders, local businesses to children from 4-11 years through our Flat Stan workshops.

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How to Keep Festival Safe This Summer

If you are heading to a festival this summer, make sure you take the steps to plan and prepare before you head off, tent on back and glow sticks in hand, so that you, your mates and your things are kept safe at all times.  Fun is the goal, however safety should always be at the top of your priorities.

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