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First Aid Section live

First Response are delighted to launch our new First Aid section of the website. Please come back each month to see new articles about first aid symptoms and treatments - we've kicked off with the As and Bs. More here>>

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Recognising a cardiac arrest - video from The Resuscitation Council

The Resuscitation Council's new animation on recognising a cardiac arrest.


If you have any news & views you would like to share with us, we'd be delighted to hear from you. Please get in touch or send in your stories. You might also be interested in our blog 'A guide to siezures and related first aid'.


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First Response welcomes Mrs Andy Bleasdale

Andy has been employed in the education field for over thirty six years. Seventeen of those years were spent as head teacher of a successful primary school. She brings to First Response her vast experience working as an Advisory Teacher for the Local Authority as well as a School Leadership Coach. She will be responsible for the support and development (CPD) opportunities for all of us in the team at First Response.

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ISO 9001, 18001 and 14001 Audits

First Response underwent its 2012 annual ISO 9001, 18001 & 14001 audits on Friday 8th June. This was carried out by Mr Cliff Smith of QMS (Quality Managements Systems).

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First Response's Sadie Watts passes NEBOSH Diploma

Sadie Watts joins one of over 10,000 students to have passed the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. This is a significant qualification for First Response Resuscitation and First Aid Training, and further strengths the company's portfolio of certification.

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First Response one of the first Qualsafe Awards Centre in the region

Clive Haddrell, Director of First Response, is delighted to announce that the company has been awarded prestigious Qualsafe Registered Centre status. Only a handful of first aid training companies in the South West have achieved this standard, which means they are now assured to deliver some of the best quality training in the region.

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NEW COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: Sports Club First Aid Medical Team Training

First Response have unveiled their latest course offering amateur sports clubs the opportunity to have their medical teams fully trained to HSE, JRCALC, Resuscitation Council UK 2010 and NICE standards.

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Investors In People Review

First Response successfully passed the three yearly Investors In People review process carried out by 'Recognising Excellence South West'. We now look forward to the next three years developing its staff to meet with its customer's demands and expectations.

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Successfully passed QMS External Audit

First Response were delighted to announce their successful completion of an external audit for ISO9001, IS018001 and ISO14001.

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Pilning Surgery Support Group

Cive Haddrell, Direct at First Response Resuscitation and First AId Training Limited, Bristol was invited to give a talk to the Pilning Surgery Support Group. The turnout from the community of Pilning was overwhelming. During the evening and Clive presented the group with the New Resuscitation (2010) Guidelines as well as other First Aids topics.

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