Bonfire night special: time with a fire marshal expert20th October 2023
Ahead of this year’s festivities, be sure that you plan ahead to consider the safety of those around you, as well as yourself. We’re urging everyone to learn some basic life skills to help prevent avoidable trips to hospital.
Mental health training in practice – Greengage Environmental18th October 2023
Greengage Environmental is a London-based sustainability and environmental consultancy providing clients with bespoke biodiversity, energy, and ecological solutions. They recently spoke to us about how they have been implementing their mental health training in the workplace.
World First Aid Day 20237th August 2023
We’re encouraging the public to spend just a few minutes learning a skill that could potentially save a life in support of World First Aid Day, Saturday 9th September 2023.
The ‘what’s and why’s’ of workplace resilience training7th of July 2021
We put a series of questions to one of our long-term trainers, turned digital expert, to learn more about our resilience courses and the benefits they can bring to employees and the workplace.
Where does Workplace First Aid belong in a Hybrid World?24th February 2022
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing changes to the working environment across the UK, we organised research in to the role that first aid, and first aiders will play in the workplace with the introduction of hybrid working.
Exploring youth mental health in schools7th February 2022
We surveyed a focus group of our schools’ customers to gain some insight into how children's mental health is approached and the support staff get to deal with mental health in school.
Manager uses mental health first aid skills to save a life8th of October 2021
After attending a St John Ambulance mental health first aid course, a manager used her skills to save a colleague’s life by gently persuading them to attend counselling sessions offered by their employer.
Brave staff, first aid training and a defibrillator save a customer's life19th of July 2021
Staff at Birchwood Shopping Centre in Warrington saved a customer’s life by using their first aid skills and in-centre defibrillator.
Time to refresh your mental health awareness16th of July 2021 - written by Eileen Donnelly
Mental health training expert Eileen Donnelly discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of the nation and explains why now is an important time to refresh your mental health first aid skills.