Beware of stinging insects! Enjoy your al fresco summer dining safe in the knowledge of what to do if those bees or wasps attack. In this podcast, Dr Michelle explains all....Read More
HealthFirst provides dynamic First Aid Training, tailored Health Screening Assessments and interactive Health Education to individual members of the public, schools and playgroups, sports clubs, businesses and international organisations throughout Switzerland.
We believe that it is everyone’s responsibility to know what to do in a medical emergency. We know that people with some basic knowledge and skills can save lives and reduce the impact of an injury or illness.
We are also passionate about Health Screening and Health Education and we strive to empower people to manage their own health through greater knowledge and understanding.
Our training and education is led by native English-speaking doctors, nurses and midwives.
Health Screening AssessmentsIndividual consultations in your workplace assessing cardiovascular risk factors and providing personalised health advice.
Backyard Beasties Seminar – 22 May, Ferney Voltaire
Do you know your local lurkers and how to deal with their bites?
Dr Michelle Wright will cover the avoidance and treatment of duck fleas in Lac Léman, the removal of ticks and their associated illnesses; how to recognise a marching caterpillar (and treat a reaction) and how to prevent and treat a snake bite.
First Aid & Birth Preparation Courses
We deliver a wide range of First Aid training for the general public throughout Switzerland with regular courses in Geneva, Vevey, Lausanne, Basel and Zug. Expectant parents will benefit from our Birth Preparation Courses in the Canton of Geneva.
We have partnered with HealthFirst in Switzerland to provide Occupational Health services. Dr Michelle Wright and her team provided an outstanding and highly professional service delivering health screenings to our employees for our Health Fair in Zug.- Greg Newey, HSE Lead for Europe & Asia Pacific, Shire Pharmaceuticals
Untold thanks: After doing the course when my son was born, 5 years later this summer, I found myself having to prevent my son from choking … seriously, it was a scary business … but thanks to this course, I reacted instinctively and that made the difference.- Hélène, Mum of 2, Vevey
Thank you for the training. It was very clear, pedagogical and practical. I feel I have learned something not only useful but essential for my future. I spent part of the evening showing and explaining to the family the first actions to take in case of emergency.- Natacha, Caterpillar Inc. Geneva
We have partnered with Healthfirst to organize First aid and CPR training for P&G parents on site. The trainings were an outstanding success. Parents were very happy to have the trainings on site, provided by professional trainers.- Rajae Guesmi, Procter & Gamble, Parents@work team member
...An excellent training....Cheryl did a fantastic job in delivering delicate and important information in a friendly but professional manner. I will surely recommend this course to anyone interested in learning first aid. I liked that practical simulations were performed among participants to consolidate the learning. Overall a Saturday morning very well spent!I will surely register for the next CPR course to complete my First Aid knowledge.- Federica, November 2016