Blog

Don't miss citizenAID at the Qualsafe Conference this April!

citizenAID is delighted to announce that it is the nominated charity for the Qualsafe Conference this April. Taking place at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds on Friday 27th April, the Qualsafe Conference is set to attract hundreds of delegates from across the UK, who will benefit from a day of expert presentations and workshops, led by renowned industry experts. Hosting a talk entitled "In the Aftermath of Terror and Trauma: Be Prepared, Not Scared", Co-founder of citizenAID, Andy Thurgood, will be discussing the rationale behind citizenAID and its importance within the first aid industry. Throughout the event, delegates will also have the opportunity to find out more about the wider citi

This app could save your life

No, really. It could. Here's why... Risk of terror attack could be higher than last year We all hope we don’t get caught up in a terror attack, but unfortunately there is a possibility that we will. A new government report, The National Security Capability Review (NSCR), published on Wednesday, highlights that the risk of Islamic terrorism is likely to “remain high for at least two years and may heighten further”. We therefore need to be alert to the possibility of further deliberate attacks against the public and as resilient as is practical to the consequences. Medics held back in an attack I think most people simply assume that in an attack the injured will be immediately treated at the s

Why citizenAID is the answer

The report into the Manchester Arena bombing recommended more government support for first-aid training. But the skills needed to treat people with the sort of traumatic injuries found in terror attacks go beyond simple first aid training. The question is “who provides that sort of specialised training?” We believe that citizenAID is the answer. This is why. The public can hold the key in a terror attack The Kerslake report* into the Manchester Arena terror attack on 22 May 2017 praised the public response to the attack. The Review Panel noted that “members of the public undoubtedly acted as…a force multiplier during the initial response activities” and said it was “humbled” to see CCTV foot

citizenAID is a company limited by guarantee in England (No 10315303) and a charity, registered in England & Wales (No 1176033).

citizenAID HQ, The Workspace, All Saints Road, Wolverhampton, WV2 1EL, UK. T: 0121 312 5316 M: 07732 252 636

(Web design and graphics - Andy Thurgood)