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Maternal sepsis - do you know the symptoms?

This week, we are highlighting the dangers of maternal sepsis – we teach about the signs and symptoms of sepsis in children in our 2 hour...

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Posted on Feb 1, 2022 by Charlotte

Winter skin problems in children

Sore, dry, chapped skin on little hands, faces, lips and noses – it looks so uncomfortable! But why do babies and children have more skin...

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Posted on Jan 18, 2022 by Charlotte

We're recruiting first aid trainers!

We are recruiting again at Mini First Aid! We now have a network of over 70 franchises across the UK who are all working hard to deliver lif...

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Posted on Jan 11, 2022 by Charlotte

Tonsillitis

I am one of those unfortunate people who experienced several bouts of tonsillitis as a child, generally coinciding with the Christmas holida...

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Posted on Jan 4, 2022 by Charlotte

We wish you a safe Christmas!

Ahh, Christmas . . . the ideal time to cosy up at home with family and hopefully have a well-deserved break. It's the perfect excuse to make...

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Posted on Dec 14, 2021 by Charlotte

Harsh barking cough? Sounds like Croup!

Croup is a common condition at this time of year, and with its distinctive cough, can be very frightening for parents. The first time my dau...

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Posted on Dec 7, 2021 by Charlotte

Norovirus

Norovirus does the rounds every winter and is one of those illnesses that is very hard to avoid. If your child gets it, it’s pretty unplea...

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Posted on Nov 30, 2021 by Charlotte

Head lice are back, aarrgghh!

The entire time my daughter was at nursery and primary school I dreaded the "case of head lice in your class" email or text message. But as...

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Posted on Nov 23, 2021 by Charlotte

Taking the confusion out of car seat safety

At Mini First Aid we recognise the incredibly important role car seats play in child safety. A properly fitted car seat will stop your child...

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Posted on Nov 16, 2021 by Charlotte

Firework and sparkler safety

Are you celebrating firework night at home this year? If so, make sure you read this blog first β€“ it is predicted that this year 500...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2021 by Charlotte

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