Covid-19 CPR Resuscitation First Aid Protocol

    Please see attached information  which has been supplied by AJS First Aid Training Services regarding CPR and resuscitation during the current climate.

    https://www.resus.org.uk/media/statements/resuscitation-council-uk-statements-on-covid-19-coronavirus-cpr-and-resuscitation/covid-community/

    It is also advised that you should use the following guide lines:-

    • Wear Gloves
    • As shown a towel or similar to place over nose mouth !
    • When we carry out chest compressions air is released through the nose and mouth in droplet form, thus possible spread of infection, in this case Covid -19
    • Remember we are trained as first aiders
    • Check Danger, make sure area is safe to proceed
    • Do not check air way or breathing
    • Shake shoulders in normal manner
    • Ask are you alright !
    • No response call 999 inform the service of what is taking place and the patient may have Covid 19 follow instructions.