Happy Easter

Just a quick message to wish everyone a happy Easter holiday. We hope you have a fun and safe long weekend! And for those needing to do a First Aid course we have have a couple of courses coming up next week. Both the Senior First Aid/Apply First Aid and CPR courses will be running … Continue reading

Taree First Aid Courses

Today we are very excited to announce the start of regular First Aid courses for Taree and the Manning region. For years, Coastal First Aid has been delivering First Aid training to businesses, schools and community groups in Taree, Forster and the wider Manning and Great Lakes areas. We are always being asked – when … Continue reading

Watching CPR Helps Relatives

Reuters: When family members are allowed to watch emergency personnel try but fail to resuscitate a loved one, the relatives are less likely to have post traumatic stress symptoms, anxiety or depression months later, in a new French study. The researchers, who published their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine, also found that … Continue reading

CPR Smoko – Should We Have One?

At our regular First Aid courses, participants are often surprised at just how physically demanding CPR chest compressions are to deliver. These participants are just as equally relieved when they are allowed to stop or take a break from their CPR practise.  In a real life situation however, isn’t it bad to stop CPR? Shouldn’t … Continue reading