Realistic scenario filmed in a library of how to deal with an unconscious casualty. Follows the chain of events including calling the emergency services, carrying out CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
On the day a BBC camera crew were filming the Helicopter Heroes documentary at the Yorkshire Ambulance Service HQ the emergency despatcher suffered a massive heart attack. Remarkable footage of how colleagues and a camera man immediately began the fight to save his life.
An important skill for a first aider to learn is what to do if someone is choking. Short film set in a bistro which explains demonstrates back blows and abdominal thrusts, also known as the Heimlich manoeuvre.
When someone has a stroke, the longer it goes undetected the more damage is done. This short film demonstrates how to spot the signs of a stroke. Act FAST (Face, Arms, Speech, Time) as the faster you act the more of the person you save.
Humorous animated film on how to choose which medical help you need. Don’t just rush to A&E unless you need urgent attention as other choices include walk-in minor injuries units, pharmacies or a visit to your GP.
Short video by the Welsh Ambulance Service about choosing medical help appropriately. Think before you call 999 - is it really an emergency?