Position Statements, Study Papers & Policy Statements External Bodies

Position Statements

Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – Position Statement on the use of Tourniquet’s


British Burns Association – Position Statement on the initial first aid treatment for burns


Mountain Training – Position on first aid training


Institute for Outdoor Learning – Position Statement on Good Practice in Outdoor First Aid Training

IOL Outdoor First Aid Training Statement 1.3



We have supplied many 100’s of silver impregnated dressings to expeditions visiting remote locations around the globe. A study carried out by Healthcare Improvement Scotland in 2013, asked are silver dressings clinically effective and cost effective for the healing of infected wounds and the prevention of wound infection relative to other types of dressing?  You may read their study report and findings at Silver dressings TSR

Policy Statements

First Aid Policy from Statement Forestry Commission

We now deliver the newly launched (Oct 2017)  first aid at work +F qualifications meeting the Forestry Commission v6 2015 first aid policy.  These courses contain training on the recognition & safe use of haemostatic agents and tourniquets in severe trauma and bleeding.  This maybe read and downloaded at FIRSTAIDPOLICY-externalv6final


First Aid Policy Statement from British Canoeing – Updated v3 June 2017



Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

Decentralised Procedure Penthrox 3mL (Methoxyflurane)