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Thanks to Celox Training Academy for ‘Principles of Haemorrhage Control’ CPD course

In the last decade, a number of organizations and campaigns (e.g. Stop the Bleed, citizenAID) have begun to promote the need to prevent people bleeding to death from severe external injuries that could be treated by first-aiders. Keeping up with

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Guest post from WayOutside: Virtual Tyndrum 24: 1-8th August

Stacey and Max at WayOutside have adapted their Tyndrum 24 event for social distancing, offer feet and wheels options and spread it over a week to give you more options. So if you must run in the dark, you can!

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Posted in Carnethies, Hill Running, Mountains, Outdoor first-aid

Book review: Pocket First Aid and Wilderness Medicine (3rd edition)

Pocket First Aid and Wilderness Medicine. Third Edition. 2017. By Drs Jim Duff and Ross Anderson. Cicerone. 252 pp. Softback and eBook. £11.95 RRP. ISBN 9781852849139 Disclosure: This review is based upon a sample copy of the printed book sent

Posted in Book reviews, Books, Mountain Training, Outdoor first-aid

Advanced First-Aid revalidation with BASP

My Mountain Training Association account helps keep the insurance and first-aid certification up-to-date by sending me emails to remind me when these things need to be renewed and updated on my profile. I may have in fact renewed them but

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To work – by chairlift!

At the end of May I did a couple of days work with Rescue Medics up at Glencoe Mountain Resort (http://www.glencoemountain.co.uk/) to help cover a downhill mountain bike event. I arrived pretty late, having driven down from Skye. The pop-up

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Posted in Outdoor first-aid, Scotland
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