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Happy Birthday Clarity

This last few months have been extremely busy, working with Clarity, Southwest Ambulance and training staff at GP surgeries. Working with Clarity continues to be the bulk of my work, running safety/security and medical training. The work is always interesting and...

Clinical Staff Training with a Twist

One of the most enjoyable parts about running the annual BLS refresher sessions for GP practices, is the opportunity it offers to try new exercises and methods of training. With a little ingenuity and imagination, plus some flexibility on the part of the practices we...

It’s Always Great to Receive Nice Feedback

As a trainer, it is always good to know that what we do is worthwhile. I had the pleasure of working with K in the Lebanon and I am grateful that she took the time to send such nice feedback. "Hi Paul, I hope this email reach you well. I have, since we last spoke,...

EquATA – Equine Therapy

For this blog, it is my pleasure to write about a totally different organisation. One that I was fortunate to come across in the line of my work with Clarity. EquATA is based about 15 minutes from Kettering, where they specialise in equine therapy. More About EquATA...

Training with The Leprosy Mission

Recently, I had the good fortune to work with Clarity, running training at The Leprosy Mission, based in Peterborough. http://www.leprosymission.org.uk/ Before the training, I have to admit that I had not heard of the organisation and, if I am honest, I had no idea...

Real Actors Real Training

In any training that involves a practical element, realism is the key to helping the training stick in the mind of the student. This is particularly important when the training is designed around travel to hazardous environments. How to behave at checkpoints,...

Trauma Training in Nigeria

In January, I spent two weeks in Nigeria, running trauma courses with Catherine, from Humanitrain. We trained around 75 national and expat staff members during the period, at locations in Abuja, Yola and Maiduguri. Each two-day course included the necessary theory and...

How Would You Handle a Medical Emergency?

Have you ever wondered how you would help someone injured in a car crash, or perhaps a victim of a terrorist attack or industrial accident? We believe that first aid training should be about more than just getting the certificate. Your course should be enjoyable,...