News Archive

The 2016 Emergency Services Show

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s annual event for all emergency services personnel, companies and businesses in the wider health and safety sector to exhibit and network together. This... > More

Aero Healthcare UK New Website Launch

Welcome to our new and improved website, a complete overhaul of our previous site. Aero Healthcare’s ultimate goal is to become more seamless globally with our business partners in Australia,... > More

Clayton First Aid Acquisition

Aero Healthcare is enthused to announce that we acquired Clayton First Aid in July 2015 bringing two strong brands together as one. The Clayton heritage dates back to the end of the First World... > More

Network Rail - HeartSafe Employer

During 2014 Network Rail took the responsible decision to become a HeartSafe Employer and install defibrillators across their entire estate. This was at the direct instruction of the CEO, Mark Carne.... > More

Training on Defibrillators to be Included on the EFAW and FAW Syllabus

Here at Aero Healthcare we aim to keep you constantly up-to-date with all industry based news. This latest news update relates to changes to The Resuscitation Council UK guidelines on cardiopulmonary... > More

Brayden - The First Manikin That Helps You Visualise the Effects of CPR

Brayden have manufactured “the first manikin that helps you visualise the effects of CPR.” It builds confidence, promotes understanding and aids knowledge retention. Furthermore, Aero... > More

Family Donate Defibrillators for Use in Road Policing Vehicles in Memory of Son, Keiran McKandie, 16

Before we start this news story, we would just like to spare a thought for Keiran’s parents, Gordon and Sandra, for their tremendous bravery and courageous work they are doing amid this great... > More

Heartsine AED Saves Life at Frenchman's Beach - New South Wales, Australia

Bystanders and Lifeguards with a Heartsine Defibrillator have saved a surfer's life at Frenchman's Beach in the Caves Beach area south of Newcastle. The 65-year-old was leaving... > More

Welsh Police Help to Save Life of a Maerdy Man With HeartSine Defibrillator

Recently a man from the village of Maerdy in the Rhondda Valley had his life saved by local Policemen using a HeartSine defibrillator that is housed in a HeartSafe® public access cabinet.... > More

Aero Healthcare - Why The Re-Brand...

Who We Are: Aero Healthcare is a renowned global brand in the Healthcare, First Aid and First Response markets worldwide. The brand is synonymous with quality products, outstanding service, and... > More

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Why Should You Invest in a Defibrillator?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of death globally. In the UK alone, it kills more people than breast cancer or lung cancer, claiming the lives of 250 people every day. SCA... > More

Tips for Using a Defibrillator (AED)

Tips for Using a Defibrillator (AED)

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a device that gives the heart an electric shock when someone’s heartbeat becomes irregular or the heart has stopped (Sudden Cardiac Arrest). AEDs... > More

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Research Proves Community AEDs and CPR Training Is Effective

Research published this month in the European Resuscitation Council's official journal Resuscitation examines communities out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest data, before and after running... > More

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Product Change Notice - New Carry Case for HeartSine Samaritan PAD & Trainer

Physio-Control, now part of Stryker, continues to develop highly innovative Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for public access, while providing a high level of customer support. To that end,... > More

Car Crash Incident Scene.

Road Safety Week 2017: First Aid Points You Should Know

Remember STOP… LOOK… LISTEN? Do you wait for the green man, look 3 times before crossing, listen for oncoming traffic? This advice is important as part of accident prevention, but there... > More

Spring Newsletter Roundup

Welcome to our Spring newsletter round up As we welcome the first rays of sun, at last, we wanted to share with you to the first edition of the Aero Healthcare newsletter. Read on and... > More

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[Press Release] Putting Safety At The “Heart” Of Facilities Management

What do you offer to your customers? Cleaning services, hygiene supplies and furniture? If so, check out our recent press release here But what about medical devices that can mean the difference... > More

Aero defibrillator guide

A Guide to Defibrillators - How You Can Save a Life

How you can save a life - (Defibrillator Guide) Recently, we've launched a campaign that aims to increase awareness around the use and importance of defibrillators. It's a damning fact that... > More

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[Checklist] Key considerations when investing in a defibrillator

What questions do you need to ask yourself? Did you know, very year more than seven million people globally suffer from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) with no warning. And, only five to 10% of... > More

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Critical injury packs - saving lives by controlling blood loss

We've already discussed the steps required to ensure your workplace first aid practices are up to date with the latest British Standards (BS) guidelines and the key changes to the latest... > More

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How to ensure your First Aid kit meets workplace health and safety standards

In 2015 HSE overhauled its recommendations for first aid kits in the workplace and included reference to BS 8599 - 1. Although there isn't a mandatory list of items to include in a first aid box,... > More

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Top tips to increase the sales of your first aid products

First aid products are a necessity for businesses and consumers across the UK, and there is great earning potential in the sale of these products. Recognising the potential within your client base is... > More

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Checklist: Key considerations for reducing the number of first aid SKUs in your catalogues

We understand that as a distributor, offering first aid products to your customers is a necessity that can be daunting because of the wealth of products and first aid kits available. By stocking... > More

A person suffering from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

Sudden Cardiac Arrest - improving survivability through awareness

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) affects approximately seven million people every year. Of those people, only 5-10% survive. SCA can strike at any time, to any person, of any age with no warning.... > More

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Are your first aid kits meeting the new British Standards guidelines?

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has updated its guidelines for the contents of first aid kits, going into effect as of 10th January 2019. As first aid measures are ever evolving in the... > More

Safety & Health Expo

Aero Exhibiting at Safety & Health Expo 2019

We will be joining 14,000 professionals at ExCel London for Europe's leading health and safety event - Safety & Health Expo, from the 18th to the 20th of June. At Aero, we have built our... > More

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Critical changes to Medical Device Regulation (MDR) in the EU

On the 25th May 2017, the EU brought new regulations surrounding medical devices into force, becoming active in the spring of 2020. Free and fair trade of products throughout the EU, achieving a... > More

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Responding to trauma - a guide for the UK's blue light services

From cuts and wounds, broken bones to total limb amputation, each case of trauma is unique and varies in severity, but the first aid products needed to prevent blood loss, protect broken bones and... > More

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Why collaboration between our emergency services is vital

An emergency may happen at any time, and responding to one is normally a collaborative effort between the UK's fire departments, police forces and ambulance services. Whether it be a house fire,... > More

Dealing with catastrophic bleeds

Responding to an incident is often a three-pronged approach by the police, ambulance and fire services across the country, with the police often being the fastest to the scene due to their routine... > More

Managing your first aid responsibilities in the workplace - is the public sector prepared?

First aid, albeit an essential requisite for health and safety in the workplace, is often seen as an added financial and manpower burden. From procurement managers responsible for sourcing first aid... > More

Aero Healthcare honoured at Stryker's 2019 European Distributor Meeting

Aero is extremely proud to announce that we have been recognised as a major distributor by medical technology company Stryker. We were awarded Distributor of the Year 2018 and AED Sales Champion... > More

Don't miss Aero's cutting edge defibrillator range at Safety & Health Expo

Aero will be showcasing its range of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), as well as launching the new HeartSine Gateway, at Europe’s leading health and safety event - Safety & Health... > More

Not all food plasters are created equal

For those working in the food industry, finding a reliable solution to dressing minor wounds can be a headache. Plasters that lose their adhesiveness are a familiar frustration for decision makers. A... > More

The essential guide to choosing your first aid supplier

When faced with the task of choosing the right first aid supplier for your company, it can be a challenge to understand what you’re looking for in the first instance. Below, we cover the most... > More

BS or HSE first aid kit, which do you need?

Having confidence that your company is equipped with the right first aid products in order to meet health and safety regulations can be a difficult task. Companies either have the choice to purchase... > More

Tackling the procurement migraine: top tips for smooth procurement in the public sector

Procurement is a crucial part of the smooth running of our public sector – the process by which our services make sure they have the products necessary to keep our country moving. However, it... > More

Too much choice? Why reducing the number of SKUs in your catalogues is better for customers

Freedom of choice is a core principle in our society, upheld by laws and civil rights, but it's not something that we always think about, or even appreciate at times. The freedom we have as... > More

Aero to launch latest life saving technology at Safety & Health Expo 2019

Aero will be attending the Safety & Health Expo 2019 at ExCel London (18th to the 20th of June), showcasing the latest in our defibrillator technology. We will be launching our new HeartSine... > More

Is your defibrillator compliant with the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR)?

European regulations are changing surrounding medical devices, enforcing stricter control on manufacturing, quality and clinical trials. As of May 2020, The Medical... > More

How Aero defibrillators are helping to save lives as part of Rail Safety Week

Aero is working with Scotland’s leading rail network helping to keep ScotRail commuters and travellers safe by making defibrillators accessible – improving outcomes for passengers who... > More

Key considerations when investing in a defibrillator

There are many different defibrillators on the market. This can make choosing a defibrillator an overwhelming and confusing process – finding the devices that best suit your workplace means you... > More

Is your defibrillator out of date?

You already have your defibrillators installed and ready to use, but are they ready? Like everything in life, defibrillators don't last forever and need routine maintenance in order to ensure... > More

Why Defib Connectivity is Essential in a Digital World

Making the choice to purchase a defibrillator is one of the most important things you can do to emergency-proof your workplace.  Recent statistics suggest that having an automated external... > More

Avoid Procurement Headaches with Readymade Frameworks

Under EU and UK law, procurement can be a tedious process in the public sector. Equal opportunity laws cause a lot of competition, adding time and cost to finding the right supplier, and with Brexit... > More

How to Achieve Interoperability between Emergency Services

Emergency services are rarely thought of as a cohesive unit. In the eye of the public, at least, they remain separate and distinct organisations that have totally different jobs to do.  Reality... > More

Introducing the Lifepak CR2 USB

The Lifepak CR2 USB is successor to the popular CR Plus range and enhances Physio-Control’s reputation as a leader in life-saving device innovation.  With an impressive IP rating of 55... > More

How to Optimise Your First Aid SKUs According to Industry

First aid is often one of the most unloved and under-optimised categories for distributors.  This is often due to the enormous amount of first aid products and kits available on the market. It... > More

Preparing for the Unexpected: What to do in an Emergency

Unexpected emergencies can happen at any time. If an emergency occurs in the workplace you need to know the exact steps to take to provide potentially life-saving aid. Follow the steps below to... > More

When Disaster Strikes - Equipment You Need to Handle Emergencies

When we think of the emergency services we do so as separate entities. The ambulance, police and fire services, on the surface, have completely different jobs to do, and in the eyes of the public... > More

Introducing the Rapid Stop Tourniquet

The Rapid Stop Tourniquet combines breakthrough technology with innovative design to significantly reduce application time when dealing with traumatic injuries. It has been specifically created to be... > More

Every second counts, so don’t waste time with procurement red tape

We know that every second counts in an emergency. In the instance of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) for example, by the time eight to 10 minutes have passed the odds of survival are very... > More

Introducing Aero Simulation Solutions

Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) training is crucial in a variety of industries and plays a vital part in the advancement of medical treatments.  One of the key areas of... > More

Four reasons why you should upgrade to a connected defib

Statistics suggest that having an automated external defibrillator (AED) in an accessible area can increase survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) by 75%. But we know that many... > More

Three reasons why your business needs a defibrillator

Sudden Cardiac Arrests (SCAs) are a major cause of death in the UK, with more than 30,000 SCAs occurring a year outside of hospitals.  Businesses are not obliged to keep an AED on their... > More

Aero unveils life-saving solutions at the ES Show

Aero gave emergency services personnel a sneak preview of its new RapidStop Tourniquet at the Emergency Services Show earlier this year. Joining 450 exhibitors, we were delighted to showcase the... > More

Four questions to ask your new first aid supplier

Life is complicated enough without a major supplier letting you down. Whether the quality and presentation of your first aid products is poor, or your supplies consistently fail to be on time or in... > More

Three Key Benefits of Choosing a National Framework

Procurement for emergency services can be a long and resource-heavy process. In the public sector equal opportunity laws have a direct effect on competition, significantly increasing time and cost... > More

How to Transition to a National Procurement Framework

There are a lot of benefits to joining a national framework for emergency services. Especially with first aid and medical equipment, which will be used in life-critical situations, ensuring product... > More