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emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained

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The first-aiders who tried to save Lianne were members of the Bigtop community group, which works in partnership with the funfair, and they are also helping to collect as much cash for the family as possible.
First-aiders perform a vital role in the resilience of communities or businesses and their ability to recover quickly.
The emergency began when Mr Brown, who is also a warehouse supervisor and first-aider, collapsed at work.
The exhibition centre has angered Unite union members at the sprawling complex with new plans to replace a team of four nurses with first-aiders from its security and traffic employees.
First-aiders fought to to save him as thousands of people enjoyed a festival at a neighbouring rugby club.
Both were seen by first-aiders in the stadium before returning to the seating deck to watch the remainder of the game.
Now they are going to get rid of the paramedics and replace them with basic first-aiders who can't even administer drugs.
These instructors will then train other mental health first-aiders.
Eventually I heard Simon shout, 'You're first-aiders aren't you?
A spokeswoman for Asda said: 'We have qualified first-aiders on every shift but there are incidences like this where we would also put a call out to any nurses or doctors shopping in the store.
The trained first-aiders performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the man until paramedics arrived 15 minutes later.
BIRMINGHAM International Airport is scrapping its round the clock paramedic operation - and replacing it with first-aiders.
This has resulted in there being 10 qualified first-aiders as opposed to just one 12 months ago.
Seaman Henderson, a Royal Navy steward, said: "I had to go on the mission as I'm one of the first-aiders.
The curtain was brought down and first-aiders rushed to help.