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Results Day Celebrations

When results day rolls around in mid-August, teenagers will either be toasting their successes or drowning their sorrows. Either way, results day marks a time of high emotion, often spent with friends and probably involving alcohol. Here's how to help your teenager stay safe whilst celebrating.

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Why 97% of teenagers would like to learn first aid

Next Dates for Practical First Aid Courses

6-hour Emergency First Aid at Work and Paediatric course: Friday 9th August (FULL) Wednesday 14th August (FULL) Wednesday 28 August, Friday 30 August, Saturday 31 August, Wednesday 4 September, Friday 6 September, Saturday 7 September, Friday 13 September, Wednesday 18 September, Saturday 21 September, Friday 27 September, Saturday 28 September.

3-hour Emergency courses: Saturday 14 September, Wednesday 2 October, Saturday 5 October, Friday 11 October, Wednesday 23 October, Saturday 2 November, Friday 15 November, Saturday 30 November, Wednesday 4 December.

First Aid for Dogs:Thursday 5 September (just 5 places left) Saturday 12 October, Friday 29 November. All from 1.30 to 4.30 pm.

First Aid for Teenagers - Tuesday 20th August 1:30 to 4:30 - in preparation for Reading Festival (booking up fast!)

3-day blended FAW: Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 September.

Check for last minute availability or contact us if there is a specific date you need.

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Dog on a first aid kit

Why you need a dog first aid kit and what to put in it?

Just as you should have a first aid kit to treat the humans, it’s good to carry a first-aid kit for your family pet. When you’re at home or out and about, accidents and emergencies involving your pet can happen at any time. Having a dog first aid kit helps you meet any eventuality.

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Watch our video on what to put in your dog first aid kit
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Everything you need to know about cervical screening but were too embarrassed to ask

Cervical cancer is one of the most deadly but most preventable forms of cancer in women. It is the most common cancer in women under 35 and kills two women every day in the UK. However, regular cervical screening appointments can prevent up to 75% of instances of cervical cancer.

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