THE ANAPHYLAXIS CAMPAIGN IS THE ONLY UK-WIDE CHARITY SOLELY SUPPORTING PEOPLE AT RISK FROM SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS (ANAPHYLAXIS). FOR OVER 20 YEARS WE HAVE PROVIDED INFORMATION AND SUPPORT OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY TO PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES.
The advert, from St John Ambulance, which has been running on television channels in recent weeks is powerful, the message hard-hitting. What parent would not want to know how to save the boy?
Yet the first aid charity says that more than half of parents (55%) lack the skills necessary to save their child in the event of a life-threatening accident.
More worryingly perhaps, the charity says that although most parents claim to know basic first aid, many say they would not touch or move the boy until an ambulance arrived - which would be the wrong...
Over 40% of parents have witnessed their own baby choke. And when quizzed on the first aid, it is showen that over four-fifths don’t know what to do in this situation. ABC First Aid Training runs Family First Aid sessions in your home, for more info please get in touch.