A HEART Start Course has taken place on Tuesday, February 26, at Blythe Bridge and Forsbrook Village Hall in Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge.
The HeartStart course is a free two hour course aimed at anyone 10 years of age and up. The course teaches basic life support techniques including CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), the management of severe bleeding, loss of consciousness, choking and chest pain.
During the course participants get the opportunity to view film footage of a variety of medical emergency scenarios.
This DVD footage is accompanied by practical demonstrations delivered by ambulance staff and volunteers, providing pupils with the opportunity to get more hands on.
For more information about HeartStart, or to book on to a free course visit www.wmas.nhs.uk/ourservices/heartstartstaffs.aspx
Email the team via heartstartstaffordshire@ wmas.nhs.uk, or call 01785 237341.