Life saving partnership will help turn Yorkshire yellow

Daisy First Aid provides award-winning paediatric first aid training in North and South Yorkshire. Trainers deliver two-hour courses either in your own home or at local venues providing potentially life-saving skills to parents, family, friends, babysitters and carers.

Daisy First Aid are supporting Yorkshire Air Ambulance’s Yellow Yorkshire campaign by donating 20 per cent of all home classes booked in June to the rapid response emergency charity.

Cathy Cain, a former Police Officer in London and Scarborough, provides the training in the York area and said: “I’ve seen the fantastic work of the air ambulance first hand. They play a vital role, particularly for remote rural communities.

“We at Daisy First Aid are also passionate about saving lives and so are very happy to support the Yellow Yorkshire campaign by encouraging more parents to get first aid training.”

The classes cost £20 per person for a group of four or more and babies under 12months are welcome. To find out more and book a class contact Cathy by email ( or by calling 07812 140290.

Liz Worrall provides the training in Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley and Sheffield. To book a class contact Liz by email (  or by calling 07486 872351

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) is an independent charity providing a life-saving rapid response emergency service to 5 million people across the whole of Yorkshire seven days a week, 365 days a year.

It is again appealing for people across the county to support Yellow Yorkshire Day on Friday, July 1. The charity is encouraging schools, businesses, community groups and organisations to raise money and have have some yellow-themed fun.

YAA, which needs to raise £12,000 a day, has just ordered state-of-the-art replacements for its two ageing helicopters – G-SASH and G-CEMS – that will take to the skies over Yorkshire later this year and in Spring 2017.

The latest generation Airbus H145 aircraft will give paramedics a much more modern medical fit-out to treat and transport often critically injured patients.