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West Norfolk youngsters taught the basics of first aid




Pupils from Wormegay Primary School became Mini Medics on Thursday when they were taught first aid.

Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid. Pictured with the children Paramedic Jason Leys.. (2673110)
Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid. Pictured with the children Paramedic Jason Leys.. (2673110)

Norfolk Event Medical Services Ltd paid a visit to the school to show youngsters aged four and upwards how to do CPR and the recovery position.

Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid. Pictured with the children Paramedic Jason Leys.. (2673109)
Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid. Pictured with the children Paramedic Jason Leys.. (2673109)

Philip Neal, managing director of operations, said: “This will give them an understanding of first aid from an early age.”

Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid. Pictured with the children Paramedic Philip Neal.. (2673111)
Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid. Pictured with the children Paramedic Philip Neal.. (2673111)

Wormegay was the first school in the area to receive the training, called Mini Medics, which is aimed at school-age children.

Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid.. (2673112)
Mini Medics at Wormegay Primary School Providing age related First Aid.. (2673112)

Mr Neal said: “It’s quite vital, it should be part of the curriculum and should be subsidised by the Government.

The schools shouldn’t have to fund it themselves.”

Pictured with the children is Jason Leys, managing director of training at Norfolk Event Medical Services Ltd. MLNF18MF060153



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