On June 29th we played host to St John's Ambulance trainer Alan Griggs for a morning updating us on emergency medicine, principally CPR: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. This vital skill is one which we rarely have to practise and so we try to arrange a refresher course every 12 months or so.
The picture shows Peter and Max at work on the Resusci-Annie dolls which fortunately never complain!
All the clinical staff are required to undertake Continuing Professional Development to maintain their registration with the General Dental Council. This takes the form of courses such as this one, staff discussions, reading of journals as well as attendance at training events locally and around the country.