Covid Blog Series

Freedom Day

Today (19th July 2021) is the so-called Freedom Day in the UK, where Covid-19 safety precautions are no longer legally mandated. Like all businesses, we have had to adapt how we operate since the outbreak of Covid. Today is Freedom Day, the day that the Government have decided that it’s appropriate for the legally mandated […]

Covid-19 Statement (June ’21)

Things are always changing with regards to Covid-19; it’s a virus, after all. Here’s our latest position statement with regards to the virus, the pandemic & training courses. Covid-19 Statement Cheshire East Trading Standards confirm that, subject to standard COVID-19 safety protocols, all face to face training can continue, where online courses are unavailable or […]

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19)

[Latest update: 15th May] Contents: Basic important information (updated) Our training courses (updated) Updates: 15th May 2020 15th Mar 2020 11th Mar 2020 28th Feb 2020 General and useful information about coronavirus How do you self-isolate & what should I do or not do while at home? Masks Hand washing Expert opinion Links And finally… […]

CPR during the covid pandemic

CPR during the covid pandemic As you can imagine, for those providing CPR during the covid pandemic, this brings with it additional risks. During CPR, there is always the potential for rescuers to be exposed to bodily fluids, as providing chest compressions or rescue breaths can aerosolise the naturally occurring fluids in the victims airway. […]

Face to Face courses in a post Covid-19 world

Face to Face courses in a post Covid-19 world With the lockdown situation being as it is, we have had to cancel all our face to face courses. Unfortunately this will have to continue until we are given guidance by the regulatory authorities that states that we can reopen again (with whatever distancing requirements are […]

First aid certificate expiry

First aid certificate expiry [Updated 30th July 2020] First aid certificate expiry dates are probably not top of your list of things to think about & since the UK went into lockdown (23rd March if you’ve forgotten), we’ve all had plenty to think about. But businesses have to ensure that they have sufficient cover available […]