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GDPR - 25th May 2018

HELLO, GDPR – LET THE FUN BEGIN TODAY 25thMay is the day that seems to have crept upon many people, but during the last couple of weeks, unless you have buried yourself in a bunker with no connectivity or social media access, you will know from the volume of emails you have received, asking y...

HSE FIRST AID UPDATE - 10th April 2018

New HSE First aid  Guidance update Click here...

HSE 2018 Updated GIS3 - 5th April 2018

There is a new revised edition of the GIS3 form Click here...

AED Sign change - 15th August 2017

Following extensive research and public consultation, the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the British Heart Foundation have developed a new UK AED location sign and a supporting information poster, with the aim of ensuring that more people understand what AEDs are used for and are encouraged to use t...

Statutory Framework EYFS - 3rd April 2017

New Statutory Framework 3 April 17 Click Here  The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, p...

HSE e bulletin - 9th June 2016

Advice to Employers on the use of Blended Learning in First Aid Training  Blended learning is an accepted means by which workplace first aid training can be delivered.  It is important that Employers conduct the necessary additional checks (due diligence) to decide if staff should be...

FIRST AID HUB - 21st September 2015

Launch of SMP FIRST AID HUB wed 23rd Sept at the Emergency services show. Free membership Free listings on SMP’s national directory Latest events Important First aid changes announced 15 Oct 2015 http://www.servicemedicalprofessional.org.uk/events/ Latest news Changes in QCF for regulat...

Consulting on a new regulated qualifications framework - 17th July 2015

  On the 25 March Ofqual published a consultation proposing a new framework describing all regulated qualifications in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. This consultation follows our decision announced last year to withdraw the rules governing the Qualifications and C...

Whats in a AED Box - 11th May 2015

Follow this link to our facebook page to see pictures of inside an AED box. https://www.facebook.com/ServiceMedicalProfessional...

Mountain Rescue Magazine - 1st May 2015

  Try and find SMP in the latest edtion of the Magazin. http://www.mountain.rescue.org.uk/mountain-rescue-magazine Mountain Rescue is our quarterly magazine, available to team members, Basecamp members and on subscription.Published in January, April, July and October, it's packed with ...

FSB Small Business Expo & Conference - 21st March 2015

  SMP attended to represent its members at the FSB Birmingham Conference, a good chance to hear various speakers on the way forward for small business. The Dinner was very good and there was fun to be had at the gambling tables. Pictures on our Facebook site. https://www.facebook.com/Ser...

The Emergency Services Show - 1st November 2014

SMP attended the Show in November, photos can be seen on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/ServiceMedicalProfessional The Emergency Services 2014 was a great success and the weather was fantastic. The show enabled us to demonstrate the collaborative working off all the Emergency Serv...

Resuscitation today. - 27th March 2014

SMP would like to congratulate one of the main members of our advisory committee David Halliwell on becoming the Editor of “Resuscitation today” David said, the focus of the journal has been developed to encompass 3 main sections:   • Education  • Evidence...

AN HOUR TO SAVE YOUR LIFE - 26th February 2014

AN HOUR TO SAVE YOUR LIFE - Brand new 3-part series by Boundless for BBC TWO  The moment an emergency call is made, a clock starts ticking. The expert medical attention a patient receives in this first hour is critical and could mean the difference between life or death.  In a new scie...

Paediatric First aid Training delivery - 20th February 2014

The goverment is set to change the need for Local Authority Approval from September 2014   Subject to Parliamentary approval, they intend to amend the necessary regulations in April  2014 with a view to them coming into force in September 2014. We also intend that a  revised EYF...

Accepted Firstaid practice changes 2014 - 3rd February 2014

Accepted First-aid practice changes 2014   The new 10th edition of the first-aid manual of the Voluntary Aid Societies was released 3rd Feb 2014 with some adjustments and changes to the accepted First-aid Practice. HSE Guide for employers GEIS3 States: Is first aid taught in accordanc...

New First aid manual 10th Edition - 31st January 2014

Released 3rd Feb 2014 Go to www.Amazon.uk to order your copy now £9.65 Updated 10th edition: includes updates to first aid for choking infants The First Aid Manual is the UK's only fully authorised first aid guide, endorsed by St John Ambulance, St Andrew's First Aid and the ...

Primary survey - 9th November 2013

Medical paper on the primary survey. http://www.servicemedicalprofessional.org.uk/documents/temp/1375728730_PrimarySurveyArticle.pdf  ...

HSE FIRST AID Kit standard - 9th November 2013

HSE http://issuu.com/reliancemedical/docs/relinews_10#!  ...

A journey with Mechanical chest compressions. - 22nd October 2013

Interesting paper by Dave Halliwell and Martyn Box. Click the link below for full paper. http://www.servicemedicalprofessional.org.uk/documents/temp/1382426111_JPP511MechanicalCPR.pdf    ...

Resusci Anne and L'Inconnue: The Mona Lisa of the Seine - 16th October 2013

Millions of people around the world have learned CPR on a mannequin known as Resusci Anne. The story of the 19th Century beauty behind the model - or at least, one version of it - will be told at a symposium in London to mark European Restart a Heart Day. But does anyone really know anything about h...

First aid at work assessment tool - 4th October 2013

The tool is designed to help employers determine the number and type of first aid personnel to provide in their workplace. It complements the detailed guidance in: First Aid at Work. The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Approved Code of Practice and guidance (L74) To use the too...

HSE approval no longer needed for first aid trainers - 1st October 2013

Businesses that require first aid training will from this month be free to choose their own training provider, under reforms being brought in by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The changes to the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 came in on 1 October 2013 and have removed the re...

HSE Guidence for first aid is now out - 2nd September 2013

1st Oct 2013   Follow link   http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/    ...

RIDDOR Changes 1st Oct 13 - 15th July 2013

RIDDOR is changing From 1 October 2013, subject to Parliamentary approval, the law on reporting incidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences will change. The 2012 version of INDG453 applies up to and including 30 September 2013. From 1 October 2013, the guidance is in the 2013 revision of INDG45...

Freelance first aid trainers UK - 11th July 2013

Nearly at 1000 Members on LinkedIn. For unbiased debates and discussions we recommend and support the freelance first aid trainers UK group on LinkedIn. http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Freelance-First-aid-trainers-UK...

Officer praised for saving man's life - 9th May 2013

A Norfolk police officer who helped save the life of a man in Norwich's city centre has been praised by senior officers and doctors. PC Shaun Collingsworth, along with PC Stewart Bladen from West Midlands Police were on duty outside a pub on Cattle Market Street following Norwich City's football ma...

Air ambulance paramedics show how to take Master Class in care - 11th March 2013

A major academic milestone for a group of ambulance staff has been reached. The East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) is proud to announce that six critical care paramedics (CCPs) have successfully gained a Master's Degree in Critical Care, following two years of sheer hard work, commitment and...

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