Blog & Podcasts

NEW: Life Skills Training Courses

HealthFirst is pleased to let you know about a new addition to the courses that we are able to offer – Life Skills Training. Life Skills are a set of skills and behaviours that a person possesses, and is able to use appropriately and responsibly,…

Baby Saved By Passer-By Giving CPR

Read this amazing story of how a baby in England was saved by the quick action of a rescuer and effective CPR given by a passer-by. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-21222215 You too could be a strong link in the chain of survival for somebody who really needs it. …

Hands-Only CPR Advert Is Saving Lives

People who have been on our Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support courses will have heard us say that CPR can save lives. Here is testimony to that. Some of you may have seen the television adverts in the UK made by the British…

V Is For Vaccinations

Shot, pique, injection, vaccination, jab, impfung, innoculation, immunisation, vaccinazione… whatever you call them  – they are an important, if unpopular, part of your child’s life (and yours!). We, in the developed world with most of the world’s medical advances liberally available to us, for free…

Merry Christmas

The HealthFirst team would like to wish all of our clients and previous course attendees a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2013. For some seasonal health tips including a discussion about the painful after-effects of over-indulgence (!), take a listen to Dr…

U Is For Urine Infections….

Wee-wee, pipi, tis, oshikko – whatever your child’s cute word for it, sometimes it can get full of germs and that isn’t so cute for your little one. Urine infections are quite common in children – about 1 in 10 girls and 1 in 50…

Take Your CPR Training To The Next Level….

This Saturday, 10th November 2012, HealthFirst is running our 1 day Swiss Resuscitation Council course in Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillation. The course will be held at Webster University, Bellevue, Geneva and it certifies you to be a First Responder in CPR and…