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Paediatric First Aid Course

Our Paediatric First Aid course is approvered by Medway Council Early Years Team. Courses are held at the Innovation Centre Medway, which is located near Rochester Airport.

We can also provide in-house/onsite courses for your setting.

Dates for 2012 Paediatric First Aid courses in the Medway Area

These Paediatric First Aid courses are approved by Medway Council

Course No:  Type of Course:                                            Date/s:

E7878           Paediatric First Aid                                     21st & 28th Jan
E7879           Paediatric First Aid                                    17th & 24th Mar
E7880           Paediatric First Aid                                    19th & 26th May
E7881           Paediatric First Aid                                     14th & 21st Jul
E7882           Paediatric First Aid                                     8th & 15th Sep
E7883           Paediatric First Aid                                     3rd & 10th Nov

Chatham Venue Map

This venue is suitable for people fron Gillingham, Rainham, Rochester, Strood, Maidstone, Gravesend, Faversham, Dartford, Sevenoaks etc

News From Medway Council's Website

Medway Council launches group to help new mums

Thu, Jan 01, 1970

A drop-in group to help new mums with breastfeeding is to run in Chatham. Starting on 25 April, from 1.30pm to 3pm at All Saints Sure Start Children’s Centre, Magpie Hall Road, the group will be a relaxed and informal session where women can seek advice and support to feel at ease feeding their baby and meet other breastfeeding mums in the area. It is aimed at new and expectant mums deciding how to feed their baby, or just getting started, worried about feeding in public, thinking of expressing breast milk or ready to stop. It will also offer a one-to-one service, from 1pm, for those who don’t want to be in a group setting. The group will be run each Friday by one of the centre’s healthy eating team, Sara Cooper, who is a trained ‘breastfeeding champion’. For more information, contact the centre on 01634 338833.

Walk to school and get a tour of the Gills' stadium

Thu, Jan 01, 1970

Children and their teachers are being urged to walk to school and win prizes. Medway Council is launching its Walk 2 Count challenge in May to get pupils and staff thinking about an alternative way to school. The school with the highest percentage of walks will get a signed Gillingham FC ball and a tour for children around the Gills’ ground. Teachers who complete the most walks will receive a fruit hamper from A Better Medway. The challenge is launched to coincide with Walk to Work Week (12 – 16 May) and Walk to School Week (19 – 23 May). All schools will also receive a certificate in recognition of their efforts and the Gills mascot Tommy T and club cheerleaders, the GFC Gems, will present the top schools with the most walks with certificates. Cllr Phil Filmer, Medway Council’s Portfolio Holder for Frontline Services, said: “Last year 27 schools took part in the challenge and the winning school, Phoenix Junior Academy in Chatham, saw 97 per cent of pupils walking to school. “It’s a great, fun way to get children keeping active.” Schools can get their free Walk 2 Count pack from the KM Charity Team website at www.kmcharityteam.co.uk For more information on forthcoming road safety competitions and local events go to www.facebook.com/saferjourneysinmedway or www.medway.gov.uk/saferjourneys

News from the HSE

Case 278 – High wire ban for 17-year-old wearing a stud earring

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

A seventeen-year-old attending a high wire adventure park was prevented from taking part as she had a small stud earring that could not be removed. She was advised that if she was over 18 she would be allowed access to the activity.

Safety failings put Finchley worker in burns coma

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

A North London labourer received life-threatening burn injuries in an explosion when he severed a 415-volt electrical cable, unaware it was still live, a court has heard.

Case 277 – Ambulance service refuse cycle helmet for training use due to health and safety

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

A motor cycle helmet which had suffered an impact and could not be used for motor cycling, was offered to the ambulance service for training purposes. They refused it due to health and safety reasons.

Legionnaires’ disease: Part 2 – Hot and cold water systems

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

The final section of HSE’s Legionella technical guidance (HSG274: Part 2 – Hot and cold water systems) was published on 8 April 2014. Each section is now available to download.

Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas work

Tue, 15 Apr 2014

A Staffordshire fitter has been handed a suspended prison sentence for illegal gas work that potentially endangered lives.

Two Aberdeen firms fined after worker severely injured in fall

Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Two construction firms have been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was left with life-changing injuries when he fell almost four metres through a hole in the first floor of a hotel in Aberdeen.

Firm sentenced after tractor wheel fell on worker

Tue, 15 Apr 2014

An Angus company has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker suffered severe crush injuries when a tractor wheel fell on him.

HSE jobs – Finance Officer, HSL

Tue, 15 Apr 2014

The successful candidate will be numerate and looking for a career in finance. This role will allow the individual to gain experience of a wide spectrum of accounting duties. This is a fixed term appointment lasting 12 months. The close date for applications is 8 May 2014.

Company in court for ignoring safety risks

Tue, 15 Apr 2014

A stone quarrying company in Portland has been fined for safety breaches after a worker fell more than four metres onto a concrete floor, suffering a broken hip and head injuries, while replacing roof lights on a fragile roof.