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Have you ever been faced with the reality of someone being taken seriously ill, at work or in the street, and not knowing what to do? Knowing what to do in the vital few minutes of an emergency could save lives. I recently completed my First Aid at Work course here at St John Wales HQ. Seeing as I was a new member of staff, we thought it would be great for me to get trained up and have an even better knowledge about what St John Wales courses are all about.
Beth Rees recently spent a day with St John Wales’ Patient Transport Service. The staff transported around 20,000 patients last year, supporting the Welsh Ambulance Service and Local Health Boards.
This post originally appeared on the All Things IC Blog in November 2013
Richard Baxter from Cardiff and Mike Ainslie from Wrexham are just two of 11 volunteers who are currently teaching lifesaving first aid skills to local people, including orphans at Himachel Pradesh in India.
Richard Baxter from Cardiff is one of 11 volunteers heading out to Himachel Pradesh in India today (25 October) to teach lifesaving first aid skills to local people, including orphans.
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