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Safe Eating - 'Sit, Chop, Chew'

Thousands of people in the UK die from choking every year.  It can happen quickly, and the effects can be devastating. Choking is a lea...

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Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by Diane

Choking is a major concern for parents

In a recent Mini First Aid survey, over 60% of parents told us that choking is their number one fear. Choking is worrying with all children...

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Posted on Nov 6, 2018 by Diane

Bronchiolitis - Cold is coming....

Cold is coming…It’s the time of year for streaming colds.  School & nursery children are merrily sharing their germs with each...

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Posted on Oct 30, 2018 by Matt

Halloween Safety Tips

As we approach Halloween, we want to help parents pick costumes which are safer (nothing is completely safe) in terms of flammability. You n...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2018 by Diane

Burns - Prevention and Action

In line with National Burns Awareness Day on 17 October, we want to raise awareness of burn prevention and burn-related first aid.As well as...

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Posted on Oct 16, 2018 by Diane

Baby Loss Awareness week

Every day in the UK, 15 babies die before, during, or shortly after they are born. Our blog this week is written by Kate Ball, Mini Fir...

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Posted on Oct 9, 2018 by Diane

I wanted a flexible yet rewarding job

Here at Mini First Aid, we have a team of over 50 fantastic franchisees across the UK who train up to 1000 parents every week in life-saving...

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Posted on Oct 2, 2018 by Diane

Eye health in children

Making sure your child has good eyesight is crucial in making sure they develop to their full potential both at school and socially.  I...

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Posted on Sep 25, 2018 by Diane

Meningitis - Symptoms and Actions

In line with Meningitis Awareness Week 2018 (17-23 September) and because at our Mini First Aid classes parents tell us that Meningitis is o...

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Posted on Sep 18, 2018 by Diane

Sepsis - symptoms and actions

In line with World Sepsis Day, and because at our Mini First Aid classes parents tell us that Sepsis is a big concern, we thought it timely...

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Posted on Sep 11, 2018 by Diane