Paediatric first aid: EYFS statutory framework amendments

To be completed by: Thu 10 Dec 2015

Time: -Thu 10 Dec 2015 | Venue:

This national consultation document proposes to make it a requirement, that newly qualified early years staff must have either a full Paediatric First Aid (PFA) or an emergency PFA certificate before they can be included in the required adult: child ratios in an early years setting.

The government are proposing to make, in addition to existing EYFS requirements to the first aid requirements and are consulting on this with all providers within Early Years.

The consultation closes 10th December.

Follow the link which will take you directly to the consultation documents:


Published: 20/11/2015
Audience: Nursery,childminders and pre-school settings,health professionals, teachers and other practitioners,
Contact: Diane Lupton

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