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emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained

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Alex and first-aider colleagues Mike Crothers, Rachel Davies, Jen Ward and duty doctor Patrick Tung, administered oxygen and, when a defibrillator was brought, safely shocked Gordon's heart until paramedics arrived and he was taken to hospital.
Barclays admitted it was cautious about staff giving help, even to customers in its premises, as the first-aider could be sued A spokesman said: "Given UK laws, a first-aider providing care is held responsible if something goes wrong.
Edna, mum to Susan Cooper and son Stephen, said: "I've loved being a first-aider and I am going to miss it.
He collapsed immediately and the first-aiders and stretcherbearers rushed on to the park.
A student nurse hired in the capacity of first-aider cannot be referred to by the title "nurse," as the student is not registered, nor licensed (Mass, 1998).
A RED Cross first-aider had a staggering collection of more than half a million vile child porn images.
The lady on duty, called Mary, insisted on getting a first-aider to come and take a look.
Bosses ruled precautions were necessary for the wheelchange feature so a paramedic and first-aider were called in.
The first-aider worked for several months to prove his competence in 24 different areas including emergency care, communication, leisure, life skills, society and knowledge of the Order of St John.
But first-aider Graham Meyer refused to give up on her and carried on giving her the kiss of life until paramedics arrived.
An ambulance spokesman said: "We must thank the member of the public, who was a first-aider, who stopped to offer assistance and did a good job stabilising the man's neck until ambulance resources arrived on scene.
Red Cross spokes- woman Annette Holmes said many small firms did not have a qualified first-aider.
The qualified first-aider pulled into a service station and locked his son in the car before racing to the scene to see if he could help the crew.
Registered nurse Ibrahim Napson, one of the seven nurses to set up Redeemer Aid, moved to Kensington five years ago from Ghana where he was a nurse and first-aider in a military hospital.
2008: First-aider Nick Baty, who was attacked as he went to help someone in a car park, was unlikely to recover, his family heard.