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First aid training from the British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is offering fully-funded education sessions in Edinburgh, Dundee and Fife.

  • First Aid workshops are tailored for the needs of your group but have a particular focus on first aid for Three groups:     Drug and Alcohol misuse , Homelessness and Older People , whose health may put them at risk of sudden illness or injury. 
  • All first aid workshops provide people with the essential skills and confidence to act in a first aid emergency situation, exploring the idea of helping a stranger and how to remain calm under pressure.
  • A few of the First Aid skills covered are: unresponsive and breathing, unresponsive and not breathing, bleeding, head injuries, burns, chocking, someone who has swallowed something harmful etc.

All programmes are completely free, delivered by a skilled educator and will be tailored to the needs of your group. Session times are flexible; usually between 120- – 180 minutes, and we can work with groups of up to 12.

To book/discuss any of the workshops, please contact Dr Shaheen Ahmed on 0131 338 5700


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