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Follow the latest musings of our MWIS forecasters discussing the intricacies of the British weather in the mountain environment. In addition our MWIS Ambassadors will be blogging on all aspects of adventure and safety in the mountains. A brief bio of our ambassadors can be found at the following link:


*The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by MWIS Ambassadors in this blog belong solely to the author, and are not necessarily those of MWIS, or any organisation, employer or other persons associated with the individual. 


Dangers of Adder bites
POSTED BY Cory // 20th Mar 21

In this next blog on outdoor first aid, Cory Jones, a Director for First Aid Training Co-operative, will discuss what to do if you are struck by an adder!
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Free digital Outdoor First Aid manual
POSTED BY Cory // 27th Feb 21

Would you know what to do if you or your walking companion took a tumble in the hills? How to deal with a serious injury whilst waiting for the mountain rescue to arrive?
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Ticks and Lyme Disease
POSTED BY Cory // 13th Sep 20

Tick may carry a bacteria which can enter our bodies when ticks such our blood. This may cause an illness called Lyme Disease.
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How has Covid changed first aid treatment in the ‘new normal’
POSTED BY Cory // 7th Sep 20

Should Covid mean we don’t do any first aid at all on casualties? No we still need to assess injuries and treat casualties but we should be thinking Covid whilst we do so.
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