Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease researchers from the University of Cambridge, have discovered a gene signature in healthy brains that echoes the pattern in which Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain much later in life. The findings, published in the journal Science Advances, could help uncover the molecular origins of this disease, and may be used to develop preventative Read More …

AED units on aircraft

AED units on aircraft are becoming more widespread and the UK Resus Council on their website have added some useful information and they have added a video from the BBC where AED’s are discussed. Airline staff are trained in basic first aid and they have been carrying first aid kits since 2004 but the introduction of Read More …

Disability Awareness Video Online Course Now Live – Supporting Enhance the UK

Disability Awareness is a very important subject but until now understanding it has not been easy to learn. We have teamed up with Enhance the UK, a disability charity to develop this educational course to improve disability awareness. Fifty percent of all proceeds from course sales go direct to Enhance the UK to further support their excellent work Read More …

Blended First Aid at Work online training launched

Blended First Aid at Work courses launched by ProTrainings.  We are the first to launch the new HSE option for EFAW and FAW courses in the workplace.  We have introduced all options for these courses including, Driver CPC, Equestrian and Forestry versions of the courses.

CPR new design handouts/posters available to download free

We have redesigned our CPR handouts and also increased the quality so they can be made in to posters.  They are free to download and print.  We have also added them to our online resources shop where you can buy them in paper format in A2 or A2 laminated.  You can visit this site by clicking Read More …

Well done on passing our latest Pet First Aid Instructor course

Well done to the latest course on passing our Pet First Aid Instructor course today at our offices in Colchester.  The course enables you to teach the ProTrainings range of Pet First Aid courses including, Security Dog First Aid, Canine First Aid and Dog and Cat care.

Security dog first aid courses from ProTrainings now approved by NASDU

Security Dog First Aid courses from ProTrainings now approved by NASDU, The National Association of Security Dog Users.  ProTrainings Europe are recommended by NASDU to provide Security Dog First Aid training for Security Dogs and Detection Dogs, having had the learning objectives contained in NASDU qualifications mapped against the learning outcomes.  See the NASDU website www.nasdu.co.uk/canine-first-aid

Virtual Dementia Tour – Training and Education Survey

Virtual Dementia Tour training has been improved with the launch of the Virtual Dementia Tour.  The Virtual Dementia Tour is taking part in a study being conducted by three universities (University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and University of Bradford) which is being commissioned by the Department of Health, Skills for Care and Skills for Read More …

Dementia Awareness Week to Increase Dementia Awareness in the UK

Dementia Awareness Week this week has many events to increase the understanding of Dementia and how you can help and get involved with Dementia care. Living with dementia isn’t easy to imagine if you haven’t been put in that situation.   Reading stories from people who have might help your understanding.  Click here to read about Enid Read More …