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University staff obtain two patient handling qualifications in one week

This team of lecturers at Edghill University Lancashire include nurses, an operating department assistant and a paramedic who completed our …

Developing customer service skills at Petroleum Geo Services

The picture shows part of the reception team who just attended a half day customer service workshop based on the …

All staff at Ridgewood to complete Solutions e-learning

All 65 staff at Ridgewood Community High School in Lancashire are to complete the on line moving and handling course …

Moving & Handling Equipment Online Shop

Solutions Training & Advisory Ltd first entered the world of the design and delivery of moving and handling equipment back …

More dates for accredited Moving and Handling train the trainer courses

We are now taking bookings for our Qualifications Network approved Level 3 Moving and Handling trainers courses for people working …

Launch of 2019 version of Advanced Stroke Life Support on line course

“ Solutions Training and Advisory Ltd under licence from the University of Miami are delighted to have today launched the …

Healthcare company sentenced after patient falls from minibus

“A healthcare company has been fined after a vulnerable patient suffered fatal injuries during a minibus journey. Nottingham Crown Court …

New guidance on treating burns and scalds April 2019

Appropriate first aid must be used to treat any burns or scalds as soon as possible. This will limit the amount …

First aiders learning how to move a person needing CPR

First aiders at PGS Petroleum Geo Services UK HQ at Brooklands Surrey refresh their first aid skills every 18 months …

Health and safety statistics key figures for UK 2017/18

1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2016) 144 workers killed at work …

Ambulance Trainers complete training to keep staff safe

Solutions have just completed two back to back accredited courses to trainers at Yorkshire Ambulance Trust. One was how to …

London College staff poisoned at work

Nine teaching staff employed by Havering College of Further and Higher Education have been awarded £104,404 in damages after being …

Ambulance Trust takes delivery of 400th unique carry sheet

Today West Midlands Ambulance Trust took delivery of its 400th bariatric sized unique carry sheet. Unique because of the foot …

Today 10th October 2018 is world mental health day.

Today take a couple of minutes to stop and reflect what and who is really important in your life. Then …

Rescue medication update for school transport staff

Some of the staff in this picture from the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames and SKANSKA have been trained …

Huge moving and handling kit order to lead to change of company name?

Today Solutions received an order for 498 pieces of kit for a big ambulance trust to assist in the safe …

Online stroke training being updated

Solutions in partnership with the University of Miami and UK leading stroke experts are currently updating the hugely successful on …

Children to be taught CPR and First Aid at school

The government have announced that all senior school children in England are to be taught CPR and first aid at …

Fascinating group of ambulance trainers

A truly diverse group of Ambulance tutors. From the Hatzolah Orthodox Jewish Ambulance service, North West and North East Ambulance …

From Instructional Design to Experience Design – The Corporate Learning Paradigm Shift

The evolution of technology in corporate learning has been rapid yet transformative, giving more power to learners at each step. …

Fatal injuries arising from accidents at work: Headline results 2016/17

137 Workers killed at work in 2016/17... Fatal injuries to workers by main industry   Fatal injuries to workers by age …

Test your life saving skills for free right now

Lifesaver is a live-action movie that you play like a game. It shows you how to save someone's life in …

200 newly qualified as Moving and Handling Trainers in just one year

Since developing two new awards for moving and handling trainers with the UK Qualifications Network in 2017 Solutions are about …

HSE latest statistics on work related violence

Findings from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) and the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences and …

HSE urges employers to think again before investing in off-the-shelf manual handling training as much is a waste of time and money April 2018

“Off-the-shelf manual handling training should become a thing of the past, according to new advice released by the Health and …

21st Anniversary

Solutions Training & Advisory Ltd last week delivered a three day First Aid @ Work course to this group at …

H.S.E. statistics on Muscular Skeletal Disorders 2016/17

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders 507,000 workers suffering from work-related musculoskeletal disorders (new or long-standing) in 2016/17. 8.9 million working days lost …

Bariatric Carry Sheets for WMAS

West Midlands Ambulance Service have ordered another 75 Bariatric Size "Unique Carry Sheets" for their A and E ambulances across …

London and Manchester Moving and Handling Trainers Courses

Level 3 accredited Moving and Handling for Trainers in health, social care and special education sectors coming up in London …

Most diverse ambulance training team in the UK?

Last week a former miner, police officer, fire officer, qualified nurse along with ambulance staff completed the Level 3 Moving …

NHS Blackpool and Lancashire Special Schools train together

Staff from Blackpool Hospitals NHS Trust and Special Schools in Lancashire last week jointly attended an educationally accredited “ Moving …

No price increases for 2018

Solutions are delighted to announce that for the third year running our fees for training in manual handling, first aid, …

The Orkney team

Today 10 staff employed by Orkney Isles Council successfully completed a five day intensive training course on how to risk …

Breakaway techniques

Solutions train people at high risk of being gripped or grabbed in non pain compliant release or break away techniques …

Upright M.R.I. show how it is done

Our customer the upright M.R.I. scan company with scanners in London, Leeds and Birmingham  were the first centre to provide …

QNUK Manual Handling & First Aid Qualifications We Offer

Solutions now approved to offer the following qualifications: Manual Handling QNUK Level 2 Award In Principles of Manual Handling at …

New Qualifications developed

Solutions are delighted to announce that in partnership with the U.K. Qualifications Network we have developed and had placed on …

A great example of Private Public Partnership for safer people handling

Solutions Training & Advisory Ltd have just run a five day Level 3 accredited Moving and Handling trainers programme hosted …

New Legislation Allows “SPARE” Emergency Adrenaline Auto-Injectors In Schools

07 Jul 2017 New legislation was passed in Westminster this week to allow schools in the UK to keep spare …

WOW Testimonial about our Moving and Handling Trainer courses

Moving and handling Train the Trainer training with Solutions has been the best course I have ever attended.  It has given …

Yorkshire Ambulance roll out 24 new ambulances with manual handling kit from Solutions

Solutions Training have equipped this fleet of brand new ambulances for Yorkshire with a full range of patient handling items …

Approved Network Qualification Training Centre

Solutions Training and Advisory Ltd are delighted to have become an approved Network Qualifications training centre regulated by Ofqual, CCEA …

Still updating lifesaving skills in year 20

Staff members at PGS ( Petroleum Gas Services) Tensor UK HQ in Surrey undertaking their 3 yearly first aid at …

Pointless Health & Safety “Training”

Today we challenged a mature builder taking down an internal wall using a large drill. He had safety boots but …

New Treatment For Stroke Patients

Thousands of stroke patients in England will benefit from a "game-changing" treatment after plans to expand a revolutionary procedure were …

Top 10 worst health and safety myths April 2017

There is no shortage of daft decisions being blamed on health and safety. Over the years, the Health and Safety …

Fire Deaths Or Cancer Deaths?

Scientists have warned that chemicals used to fireproof millions of British sofas could be linked to a surge in deadly …

Blended learning successes for manual handling training

In the last 12 months Solutions have seen a huge uptake for their “blended learning” approach to moving and handling. …

Conflict resolution train the trainer for ambulance sector

Happy participants at Newcastle last week who attended an intensive two day course to train staff in " Conflict Resolution" …

BACK PAIN -Paracetamol or just Placebo?

Cochrane says -for acute back pain, 4g of paracetamol a day is no better than a placebo although NICE recommends …

Violence at work

Findings from the Crime Survey for England and Wales and the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences and Regulations. …

Gloomy new evidence on back pain

New research has found an alarming "clear link" between back pain and dying earlier in life. As if you needed …

Terrorism – the harsh reality

"The current terror threat level in the U.K. is at an unprecedented level and will last a lifetime" said Alex Younger, …

Fire and Rescue Train the Trainer Manual Handling Training

A three day train the trainer course was run with West Yorkshire fire and rescue service in manual handling. This …

Moving and Handling Training in Special Education Needs

Solutions Training had a brilliant week with special education teachers in Lancashire running a five day course for risk assessment …

Training the ambulance service trainers in moving and handling of people

Happy ambulance trainers from the Yorkshire and Northern Ireland Ambulance services on completion of the Solutions four day accredited “ …