Useful Links

 

West Midlands Ambulance Service            Staffordshire Cares

NHS DirectClifton Road Surgery                 Ashbourne Health Centre

Charities Commission             Department of Health         

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Other Useful & Interesting Sites

 Counselling Directory

 is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. It contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, & events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.

Blue Light Aware

Blue Light Aware is a short video, produced on behalf of the emergency services. Their crews rely on the help of other road users when they are on a ‘blue light’ journey. By watching Blue Light Aware, you will better understand their needs,  you will be contributing to a safer environment and you might also be helping to save a life.

 

Patient Access app iconPatient Plus - A good source of reference material along with

Patient UK  - Comprehensive, free, up-to-date health information

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Anatomy & Physiology Sites

 

Human Anatomy on-line 
Everything you need to know (& more) ~ works best in IE

The Heart 
Animation of blood flow through the heart

Heartscape
The heart’s electrical system

How the Heart Works
Good animation of the electrical system of the heart

How the Lungs Work 
From the same site as the heart animation above

The Electrocardiogram
(More than) what you need to know about PQRST waves

The Virtual Body 
Really useful for learning your anatomy & physiology. Don’t miss the ‘Narrated Tour’ of the heart if you are swotting for your CFR exam!

BBC First Aid 
Lots of useful pages: typical BBC**

 

Other Learning Sites/Downloads

 

First Responder Training 
American, but still lots of good stuff for UK teams ~ especially the videos**

Pre Hospital Care 
Lots of good stuff. Particularly relevant is this RTC page

Auscultation Assistant
Listen to lung & heart sounds

Airway Establishment and Control
A comprehensive survey of this most important topic

SAD PERSON assessment 
Beyond the scope of CFRs, but worth knowing about

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Community First Responder Groups

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