HEALTHWATCH NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE HELPS LOCAL PEOPLE LEARN LIFE SAVING SKILLS
Healthwatch North Lincolnshire hosted a First Aid Awareness course with Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS). Volunteers, partners, members of the public and community groups attended the event to learn lifesaving skills in common emergencies such as a heart attack and stroke. The talk covered CPR, choking, cuts and grazes.
Don Buxton Commercial Training Instructor at Yorkshire Ambulance Service who delivered the training explains:
“Effective bystander intervention, particularly CPR in a cardiac arrest situation, can make a significant impact in successful patient outcomes.”
Farzana Khanum, Delivery Manager at Healthwatch North Lincolnshire commented:
“Healthwatch North Lincolnshire is delighted to host this event with Yorkshire Ambulance Service. We’ve had a great turnout from members of our local community and hope they now feel confident in first aid and have the skills needed to help in a medical emergency.”
All attendees were presented with a certificate after the event. Comments from people attending the event:
“Well delivered, covers a lot of basic first aid in a light hearted manner.” - Rachel Allen.
“Very well delivered and covers all the basics of first aid, well worth attending.” Alan Rayment.
“This has been a great experience. I have gained a vast amount of knowledge, which I am able to apply in serious cases.” – Zayna Riaz.