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People practice using an AED, watched by a trainer

February is National Heart Month, so we're trying to raise awareness and build confidence in using automated external defibrillators (AEDs).automated external defibrillatorsDid you know that every year, 30,000 people have a cardia... more

Anna Bishop, Red Cross Training's national product manager, on stage at the Best Practice in Nursing event

In a first for the British Red Cross, we trained and assessed 382 nurses in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and anaphylaxis at the Best Practice in Nursing event at Birmingham's NEC on 21 and 22 October 2015.Best Practice in N... more

Close-up of a thermometer

As we celebrated summer solstice on 21 June, we are now officially in the summer season. Hopefully you’ll be able to enjoy some sun, but it’s important to be aware of the danger of heat as it can cause heat exhaus... more

A woman uses an AED to help an unconscious man

Due to an increase in the provision of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and growth in customer demand, we now include practical hands-on AED awareness sessions using trainer AEDs on our three day first aid at work and two ... more

Close-up of a bee on a flower

As we approach the summer months and offices become warmer it’s nice to open the windows and feel the breeze – some of you may even have the luxury of being able to work outside. With the warmer weather attracting mor... more

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