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Total Assessor and Quality Assurance (TAQA)

TAQA qualifications enable training companies, assessors and internal and external assurers to achieve a relevant qualification in assessment and quality assurance. These qualifications are also applicable to anyone requiring further information to assist their job roles, or for continuing professional development (CPD).*

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Is there a medic on board?

Clive Haddrell 500 300dpiFirst Response MD, Clive Haddrell was on a recent return trip from New York when an announcement was made requesting if there was a medic on board.

Read more: MD Clive Haddrell attends medical emergency mid Atlantic →

Longer needles - more suitable for heavier people?

Recent ultrasound studies in the USA and UK, have revealed that more than half of women, and a growing proportion of kids have a skin to muscle depth beyond the reach of the needles fitted to Epipens/Jexts.

Read more: New adrenaline auto-injector for anaphylaxis →

CPD Certification gained on certain courses

CPDcertifiedClive Haddrell is delighted to announce the successful CPD Certification of their Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Defibrillation and Medical Emergencies courses. These courses are suitable for any dental practice or GP surgery staff (clinical or non-clinincal) and are offered right across the South West.

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Clive Haddrell successfully completes Assessment and Quality Assurance Qualification

First Response are delighted to announce that in January 2014 Clive Haddrell gained the Level 4 City & Guilds Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.

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Additional Quality Standards for 'Primary Care' published...

As well as new quality standards for dentists (see news 18 December 2013), The Resuscitation Council (UK) have published two new quality standards for general practitioners...


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Two new Quality Standards for 'Primary Dental Care'.

The Resuscitation Council (UK) have published two new quality standards applicable to the primary dental care industry and all practitioners...


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Clive Haddrell gains CPD Presenter Status

CPD Registered Presenter LogoFirst Response Resuscitation and First Aid Training Ltd is delighted to announce that Managing Director, Clive Haddrell has achieved Registered CPD Presenter status.


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First Response attends 'Future of First Aid Conference'...

Qualsafe Future of First Aid Conference 2013Today, as a registered Qualsafe Centre, First Response Resuscitation & First Aid Training attended the Qualsafe 'Future of First Aid' Conference. Held at the Birmingham Motor Museum, the team joined hundreds of first aid trainers from the across the UK for talks on various first aid and industry-related topics.


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Surgeries to open 12 hours a day...

iStock 000003377392XSmallAt the 2013 Conservatory Party Conference David Cameron announces plans for a £50 million trial to extended UK GP surgery opening hours.


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