C.F. First Aid Training and Manual Handling

Occupational First Aid Cardiac First Response Child Care First Aid & New Mothers Emergency & Basic First Aid First Aid Responder (FAR) Manual Handling

C.F. First Aid Training - First Aid is a knowledge that all should have. It can be as simple as putting on a plaster to keeping someone alive by giving CPR. I provide training for Fetac Level 5 Occupational First Aid which is a 3 day course and refresher training which is just 1 day. Cardiac First Response training, Defibrillator Training and Emergency First Aid training. If you are a childminder, a new mum or someone training in childcare, I provide you with the knowledge you need incase of any unforeseen circumstances. All of my certificates are valid for 2 years. Prices vary. The fact is, there is a much higher chance of having to do First Aid or CPR on someone you know or love.

Mission: First Aid can be the difference between life and death!

[08/08/20]   And so it begins! Disgusting!!!!☎️📞📱😡😡
‘Good morning, I'm calling from the HSE track and trace service. 😷
According to our system, you are likely to have been in close proximity to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. This means that you now need to self-isolate for 7 days and take a COVID-19 test.'🤒
'OK. Can you tell me who that person was?'
'I'm not able to tell you that. 🤐
That is confidential information.'
'Right. Um... so ....'
'But you do need to be tested within the next 72 hours. So can I just get the best mailing address so that we can send a kit to you?'
'Ok (gives address)'
'Thank you - and I just need to take a payment card so that we can finalize this and send the kit to you.'
'Sorry - a payment card? I thought this was all free?'
'No - I'm afraid not!
There is a one-off fee of €50 for the kit and test results. Could you read off the long card number for me, please, when you're ready.'
'No - that's not right. 🤑
This is part of the HSE so there's no charge.'
'I'm afraid there is. Can you give me the card number please - this is very important, and there are penalties for not complying.'🤑
Puts the phone down.
This is how scammers work. And vulnerable people will fall for it.”
Don't fall for it...! ☎️
Please COPY and PASTE😡

RTÉ News

Thank you for everything you have done for us! Prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this very hard and sad time.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has said he is taking time out from work commitments due to personal reasons. His wife Eimear, who had been diagnosed with cancer, has been admitted to palliative care, and he said he wanted to give his time and energy to his family. Dr Ronan Glynn has been appointed acting chief medical officer | More: https://bit.ly/3dRNrAU

National Poisons Information Centre, Ireland

The Weeverfish is found in all parts of the Irish coast but only in sandy areas, usually in warm shallow waters in the hour before and after low tide. They are difficult to see because they spend most of their time buried under the sand. The have sharp spines containing venom on their dorsal fin.

WHAT TO EXPECT
> Standing on a Weeverfish results in immediate intense, burning pain.
> The pain is most intense in the first 2 hours and can result in swelling, numbness and warmth.
WHAT TO DO
> Seek assistance from a lifeguard, if available.
> Submerge the affected limb or wound in hot water, as hot as can be tolerated for up to 90 minutes or until pain is easing.
> As the sting can result in numbness, immerse the unaffected limb too, as this may prevent inadvertent scalding.
> Cold applications may worsen the discomfort.
> Paracetamol can be considered to relieve pain.
> The puncture site should be examined and embedded spines removed.
> Tetanus and/or antibiotics may be required.
> Seek medical attention from a doctor, if necessary.
Call 01 8092166 if you have been stung by a Weeverfish.

Today is #InternationalBehcetsAwarenessDay

We've created a few different social media posts you are welcome to download and share to spread awareness of this rare, complex and lifelong condition https://behcetsuk.org/news/general-news/international-behcets-awareness-day/ or please share this diagram on your page to help highlight that Behçet's can be an invisible condition.

Thank you for your help 💐

wlrfm.com

A Waterford consultant surgeon who created reusable PPE says three thousand of his gowns have been made for University Hospital Waterford.

Well done Gareth!

wlrfm.com Mr. Gareth Higgins, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Clinical Senior Lecturer, collaborated with a local dres...

Thanks to the John Carolan (Manager) and the staff of Penneys, Tralee with help from SVP Tralee for a very generous donation of Pyjamas, towels and more for our patients 🙏🏼

Shining my light for all of our frontline staff, all who are fighting Covid-19 and for everyone we have lost to it. ❤ stay safe, stay home. HAPPY EASTER TO YOU ALL XX

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Well done to all

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Waterford City Fire Service

White watch attended a serious and distressing incident in the city yesterday.
What makes incidents like this more distressing is the need to capture the incident as we operate at the scene and share it extensively on social media.
The incident then becomes distressing to some of those that receive it and watch it.
We as Emergency Services have services available to debrief and offer critical incident stress management after an incident like this but those that receive it on social media do not.
Please do not capture Emergency Services and share the footage on social media while they operate at distressing scenes, you do not know the persons circumstances and do not know the outcome of the incident.
Footage of this incident was widely shared on social media before we even left the scene, this is not right and it must stop.

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Home - Irish Blood Transfusion Service

GOOD MORNING IRELAND
The whole Country is in need of your blood! If you can donate, please go on to www.giveblood.ie

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Free cuppa for HSE Employees. Nice 1 McDonald's!

To thank all HSE employees and emergency service personnel for all your amazing work in keeping us all safe, just show your work ID in a restaurant and have any free hot drink on us.

Staff from UHW....❤

Glenamaddy Residents and Traders

Advice from our local GP Dr Cunningham.

asthma.ie

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice | Asthma Society of Ireland

For anyone with Asthma or CPOD. If you need advice on what to do during this crisis go to www.asthma.ie

asthma.ie 13 Mar 2020 You may be wondering what the coronavirus means for you or your child with asthma. Updated: March 13 The Asthma Society has been liaising continuously with the HSE over the past number of weeks in relation to this healthcare challenge. We have communicated to the HSE the needs and very a...

WLR FM

Dr Mark Rowe GP in Waterford says we are in a war-zone when it comes to Covid-19. He was speaking to Damien on a Sunday special Deise Today. More updates from our news team and tomorrow Monday. #washyourhands

Just Released - please follow the steps

rte.ie

'No parties, no playdates, no visits to the playground'

rte.ie A consultant in respiratory medicine at St James's Hospital in Dublin has urged parents to keep their children away from other children to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Alan Clarke

🤣🤣🤣

No more shaking handies !!!!!

VO: Alan Clarke

[03/13/20]   Good morning Ireland. We are in the midst of a pandemic as you all know. Please -
* limit the journeys you have to make.
* remember, you might be ok to get it but older members of the family might not be ok. Please, stay away from them as much as possible, this includes childminding.
* keep washing your hands.
* cough or sneeze into your elbow, if using tissue discard after 1 use and wash those hands.
* think about your daily routine in public, think about all of the other people who have also used that door handle, pressed the button in the lift, held the handle bar on the shopping trolley etc.... try to have a sanitizer with you or use gloves. If using gloves, after discarding them, still wash your hands.
WASH YOUR HANDS
STAY SMART, STAY SAFE.
PLEASE SHARE

Irish Red Cross Waterford area

The Red Cross in Waterford, Portlaw and Dungarvan and surrounding areas are available to assist the most vulnerable in our communities we are here to help in collecting shopping, prescriptions, pensions etc if you need any assistance please contact this page and arrangements will be put in place.

Please be conscious of vulnerable, elderly or infirm people during this time. If you know of anybody that does require assistance we are available.

Kind regards,
Red Cross Community Support.

I had the pleasure of working with these lovely people who are now all First Aid Responders. A great 3 weeks.

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Coronavirus: First case confirmed in Waterford

1st confirmed case In Waterford

wlrfm.com The first case of Coronavirus has been confirmed in Waterford. It has emerged this evening that a male being t...

😂 hump day humour

World Health Organization (WHO)

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new coronavirus introduced to humans for the first time.

It is spread from person to person mainly through the droplets produced when an infected person speaks, coughs or sneezes.

Watch this short animation to learn more about COVID-19 and how to protect yourself against it.

Sarah K. Grace

This is the DEATH MASK of a young woman who drowned in the River Seine in the 1880s. As was customary in those days, her corpse was put on display in the Paris mortuary, in the hope that someone might recognize her and claim her body. The pathologist on duty became entranced by the girl with the enigmatic half-smile, and so he commissioned a plaster cast made of her face. This mask was replicated many times over. She became known as "L'Inconnue de la Seine,” or “The Unknown Woman of the Seine.”
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In 1955, a toymaker named Asmund Laerdal created what we now know as the CPR doll. Asmund wanted his mannequin to have a natural appearance. Remembering a mask on the wall of his grandparents' house many years earlier, he decided that the L'Inconnue de la Seine would become the face of Resusci Anne - the CPR doll. So you see, this anonymous woman who drowned in the 19th century is responsible for saving many, many lives the world over. It is said that she has the most kissed face of all time. I hope you enjoyed this little #histmed tale! #cpr #histsci #FOTD #themoreyouknow #believeitornot #deathmask

[02/28/20]   *****FIRST AID RESPONDER*****
3 day course Ran over 3 Fridays
20th & 27th March and 3rd April.
Books, masks, certs and refreshments provided. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL AS NUMBERS ARE LIMITED. €260pp. Held in Dungarvan.

Il bello delle donne.

Had a funny conversation about this in class last night 😂

Ireland AM

The lovely Darragh Connolly giving advice about the Coronavirus

This morning with news that face masks are hard to source here due to the spread of the coronavirus in Europe, we were joined by the president of the Irish Pharmacy Union Daragh Connolly who showed us how to make our own face mask and why there is no need for most of us to panic over the coronavirus.

#IrlAM

The Guardian

A musician played the violin while surgeons operated on her brain to remove a tumour at King’s College hospital in London. The medical team asked Dagmar Turner, 53, to play the instrument to ensure parts of the brain that control delicate hand movements and coordination were not damaged during the millimetre-precise surgery. Turner was diagnosed in 2013 with a brain tumour after suffering a seizure during a symphony.

[02/19/20]   FIRST AID RESPONDER
3 day course Ran over 3 Fridays
20th & 27th March and 3rd April.
Books, masks, certs and refreshments provided. Booking is essential. Numbers are limited. €260pp. Held in Dungarvan.

[02/11/20]   First Aid Responder 3 day course. Ran over 3 Fridays- 20th & 27th March and 3rd April. Books, masks, certs and refreshments provided. Booking is essential. Numbers are limited. €260pp. Held in Dungarvan.

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