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This week I’ve been working with HeadStart Wolverhampton- a scheme to help 10-16 year olds in the area- organised by YMCA Black Country. YMCABC_HeadStart. I’ve delivered 2 ‘Emergency Paediatric First Aid’ courses to parents and carers of youngsters on the scheme. A fabulous 2 days delivering rewarding training...

There have an increasing number of awful knife crimes and stabbing of the past few weeks. Would you know how to help someone in this situation? Have a look at this from Citizen Aid which gives some really useful advice...

Sometimes I get to use my skills and knowledge for real. Yesterday was one of those times. My neighbour unfortunately collapsed and I had to do CPR and use my Defib on him. Thankfully he’s ok and recovering in hospital. The paramedics were there within 4 minutes...

Now I’ve been in business 3 years I’m starting to see businesses returning to me to renew their skills and qualifications! One of these was Rugbytots South Staffordshire & Rugbytots Black Country, who completed their Basic Life Support again last Wednesday night! It was lovely to see you all and...

I've delivered a 2 day Paediatric course this week to childcare practitioners working in nurseries & schools & also some childminders. On a Paediatric course I always talk about the tragic case of Millie Thompson who died after choking on just her 3rd day at Nursery....

Here's an article i've written on 'Linked In' about why i've found people seem to dread coming on First Aid courses & what I do to try & make it relaxed & enjoyable!!...

As far as I’m concerned this is First Aid. If you see anyone sleeping rough in this freezing weather please contact StreetLink who will be able to help them to find somewhere safe and warm to spend the night...