New frontiers…

As you may be aware, Centric, and its staff have continued to support training and medical efforts overseas. Ukraine being the theatre of choice. Directly working with the frontline services, Centrics ex military staff have been directly involved with life saving action, and we are pleased to note, that casualties have survived because of our

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Patient Handover

If you respond to a casualty, and you are first on scene, it will be necessary to handover this casualty (Patient) to the appropriate authority, usually, an ambulance crew, doctor, or other medical professional who is better qualified and equipped to deal with the situation. Whilst treating your casualty, information can be collected from them,

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First Aid after a workplace evacuation

Many workplaces have plans of action in the event of fire. A fire alarm is installed, and exit routes marked. Some workplaces may even have evacuation plan in place for incidents on site, such as process failures, electrical failures, bomb threats, explosions and other acts of terrorism. Staff often rehearse actions, and attend muster points,

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What to keep in a home First Aid Kit

Having the right equipment to help you and your family if they become hurt is really important. How many times have you searched and searched your home for something, perhaps a set of keys, or fresh batteries for a remote, or your mobile phone… Imagine now that the well being of a family member depends

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Evacuation of a Casualty

A casualties health or survival may depend on moving them to more advanced medical aid. Choosing the best method (i.e. Helicopter over Horseback) is based on several factors: Severity of illness or injury Rescue and Medical skills of the team Physical and Psychological condition of the entire team – not just the casualty Available equipment

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Going beyond First Aid

Always wanted to learn more than basic First Aid? At Centric, our staff range from Advanced First Aiders all the way to Doctors! Join us every Thursday as we discuss and discover the advanced equipment, techniques, and care that can be delivered to enhance patient care!

Protect your companies most important asset – its staff!

You have Fire Extinguishers… You have Smoke alarms… You have a burglar alarm… How often do they get used? Realistically, someone is more likely to become ill in the workplace – or to have an accident which injures them. It’s important to have adequately trained staff, and appropriate equipment to deal with an emergency. Join

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Be Prepared!

A motto used by the Scouts, Baden Powell taught his followers to ‘Be Prepared!’. Likewise, when it comes to working in environments where immediate care may be delayed, or unavailable, you must be prepared for every eventuality. In the basic level, a first aid kit, containing plasters, bandages, and sterile wipes may be all that’s

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