The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the huge challenges health workers are currently facing globally. Working in stressful environments exacerbates safety risks for health workers, including being infected and contributing to outbreaks in the health care facility, having limited access or adherence to personal protective equipment and other infection prevention and control measures, and inducing errors which can potentially harm patients and health workers. In many countries, health workers are facing increased risks of infections, violence, accidents, stigma, illness and death.
SJAI ensures that all who are trained by us in First Aid are shown how to work in the best… Continue reading
Welcome to the Swords division section of our website.
We are a very active division and our aim is to provide the best services in event medical cover and first aid courses.
All our dedicated volunteers train hard and give what they can back to the community and public.
To get in touch with us, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0872559417 for our OIC. Find us on facebook: stjohnswords
Even without spectators, events are going ahead across the country and St John Ambulance volunteers are out there providing pre-hospital care. While events may be different, the level of care remains the same.
Today is United Nations International Youth Day which this year is celebrating youth engagement for global action.
We always hear how cadets are the future of St John Ambulance, but they are far more than that. They are a vital part of our pre-hospital family, trained and ready to give their time and skills.
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As we celebrate the positive impact young people have on our society, we send our appreciation and thanks to all our Cadets across the country.
Conscious of how nervous some of our first aid and fire warden course attendees might feel we set about changing the layout of our venue.
We now provide training where the attendee has their own pod, like going to school in September will be. In each pod you have your own mannequin to do bandaging and your own manikins for practicing CPR. These are cleaned by a team wearing PPE. After your manikin is cleaned, it is put into a 100% degradable bag which you open on the day of your course.
Each attendee receives a student pack which contains… Continue reading
The new HSE Ireland COVID-19 tracker app is now available to download. It’s a simple and secure way for us all to keep each other safe during this pandemic. We all have a role to play in protecting each other and keeping the virus at bay.
Stay safe. Protect each other.