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Alarming rise in cases of severe anaphylaxis!

1/3 of the UK population will suffer from some sort of an allergic response at some point in their lives. Hospital admissions due to severe anaphylaxis have been increasing at an alarming rate - London has experienced the highest increase of 167%. The increase in younger children is even higher. The Coroners report following the death of Karan, who died when cheese was thrown at him; highlights essential recommendations for schools and guidance for pupils experiencing serious allergic reactions.

Click the image above to learn more

air pollution

Bad air quality - what does it mean for our health?

Do you know the air quality levels in the area where you live, or even in your own home? The quality of air is important not just for the 5.4 million people in the UK who are currently receiving treatment for asthma, but also for those concerned about the adverse effects of pollution on their health.

Click on the image above to read about how to reduce the effects

Dog allergies

Dogs have allergies too?!

In many surprising ways, dogs are just like humans. Get clued up on how to recognise if your pet is having an allergic or anaphylactic reaction, what you can do to in this situation and how to get help fast.

Please come and join us on our next dog course!

Practical courses

For bespoke or group courses - please email or give us a call on 02086754036

For online courses for refreshers or stand-alone online training visit

first aid for work

We have a few places left on our fully regulated blended First Aid for Work (FAW) courses including paediatrics.

It consists of 6 hours flexible pre-learning online + 2 days practical course at our venue – offering you enhanced training whilst saving you time and money.

Our next FAW course covering adults and children will take place on:

  • 28th & 29th January

If you need a 2 day re-qualifier, just join us for the 2 practical days

Click here to book

Paediatric First Aid (6 or 12 hours)

Choose 12-hour blended learning for the full paediatric qualification, EYFS or for compulsory Ofsted register.

Paediatric first aid

Friday 24 January: no spaces left

Saturday 25 January: no spaces left

Friday 31 January: spaces

Emergency First Aid (3 hours)

Basic first aid covering CPR, recovery position, choking & common medical emergencies in adults, babies & children.

Perfect for new parents, grandparents & anyone wanting to gain skills & the confidence to help.

Emergency first aid

Friday 14 February: spaces

Saturday 7 march: spaces

Wednesday 18 March: spaces

Emergency First Aid at Work (full day)

Fully regulated first aid course including paediatric first aid & additional topics - for those needing to qualify as a first aider.

EFAW first aid

Friday 24 January: no spaces left

Saturday 25 January: no spaces left

Friday 31 January: spaces

Dog first aid

First Aid for Dogs

3 hour course covering CPR, choking & common medical emergencies in dogs.

Saturday 28 March: spaces

Saturday 16 May: spaces

Teenage First Aid

3 hour course covering age appropriate first aid topics taught by experienced experts.

Or arrange your own course with a group of friends or family at a time of your choice!

teenage first aid

Check for last minute availability or contact us if there is a specific date you need. Happy to add you to one of our waiting lists too.

More dates on our website.

Thank you

Delighted to hear that you and your team enjoy our courses so much, Sonia!

Stay Safe Community

The Stay Safe Community is a free, supportive online community, helping you & your loved ones stay safe & healthy whilst living life to the full. Come and join us.

First Aid for Life team

For anything else or to book a group bespoke course - contact our friendly team

020 8675 4036

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