RCUK 2024 Instructor Day

On Thursday 16th May James Briggs had a great day at the RCUK’s  annual Instructor Day at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham… This was my first time at this event, so I was keen to meet fellow instructors and see what the day involved. After registering and grabbing a coffee, there was the opportunity […]

Emergency management of seizures in UK mental health settings

A guide for mental health professionals and carers.   Seizures are sudden episodes of abnormal electrical activity in the brain that can cause changes in behaviour, movement, sensation, or awareness. Seizures can occur in anyone, but they are more common in people with certain mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, and […]

Know how to save a life with CPR training from the experts: A to E Training

People learning to deliver CPR

CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a life-saving skill that can mean the difference between life and death in an emergency situation. According to the British Heart Foundation, there are over 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the UK every year, and currently less than one in ten people survive. But you can help improve these odds […]

Gibraltar Health Authority partner with A to E Training & Solutions

Group photo of trainer and neonatal team from GHA

Amanda Boggust, BSc, RSCN, flies into Gibraltar on an important mission… In December 2023 a team of six A to E professionals from the UK arrived in Gibraltar to facilitate and teach and the programmes for the clinical staff from the GHA.   Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory and headland, on Spain’s south coast. It […]

Air Ambulance using E-CPR to save more lives

Thames Valley Air Ambulance

Harefield Hospital and Thames Valley Air Ambulance are working together to save more lives by offering out-of-hospital patients who have had a cardiac arrest an advanced form of resuscitation. The hospital already offers E-CPR, which involves pumping blood through an artificial lung machine, for some inpatients. Thames Valley Air Ambulance crews will now also identify […]