Training Scenario – Car Crash 21/08/2017

Always expect the unexpected

training cadets is an extremely important task for us. We want our cadets to accel in first aid and have develop a passion for them through first aid and helping people. However training from slides and manuals can get a little boring over time and can make cadets lose interest in their training. To tackle this problem we have introduced first aid scenario’s into the mix to try and keep the situation as real as possible while being able to monitor the situation and make sure everyone is safe.

on the 21 of August 2017, we… Continue reading

Meeting the Team behind Foxrock

Foxrock has always had a high standard to meet within St John Ambulance and this can only be made possible through the hard work and efficient management of the division locally. Currently we have one of the strongest management teams that we have ever had, run by members that have years of experience with first aid as well as expert knowledge having gone through the cadet ranks themselves. They have seen the good and the bad of St John Ambulance and know how to tackle these problems to reach a resolve whether that be at events, during meetings or with… Continue reading

Ironman 2017: Manning the Emergency Evacuation Point

Foxrock’s part in all this

Foxrock Adult Division had an early start this morning, with a 5:00am report time to help oversee the swimming portion of the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon race. Tensions were high amongst the competitors as the first wave of 2,400 pro and amateur athletes set out at 7:00am sharp from Sandycove beach, all hoping to complete the gruelling 1.9KM swim in the first section of the race.

Medical Preparation and training had been done by St John Ambulance in anticipation of the kind of injuries to be expected at this type of event. There were 25 members… Continue reading