Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1938 (May) issue "The Guider" - Ambulance Badge


Know how to make herself useful at the scene of an accident by keeping back the crowd, summoning the police (if necessary), and using a telephone ("exchange" and "dial"), taking a message, giving instructions of preparations needed for the reception of patients, etc.

Know the names and positions of the principal bones.

Know how to prevent further injury in fractures and dislocations, and how to treat sprains and strains.

Improvise splints and padding of splints.  Understand the circulation of the blood.  Show position of the main arteries.  Know the difference between arterial, venous and capillary bleeding, and methods of stopping each.

Know how to attend to any of the following: choking, burns, scalds, cuts, bites, stings, blisters, grit in the eye, splinters.

Know signs and treatment of any of he following: fainting, sunstroke, concussion, hysteria, convulsions, and the general rules for the treatment of poisoning and unconsciousness.

Know how to improvise a stretcher.

Know ways of carrying an injured person, if alone or with one other helper, and the uses of a triangular respiration.

(If necessary the badge may be awarded on a theoretical knowledge of parts of the test, provided the candidate is able to give instructions so that others carry out the correct treatment.)

1938 POR - Ambulance Badge


(The tester must be a doctor or other qualified person approved by the Local Association)


Know how to make herself useful at the scene of an accident by keeping back the crowd, summoning the police (if necessary), and using a telephone ("exchange" and "dial"), taking a message, giving instructions of preparations needed for the reception of patient, etc.

Know the names and positions of the principal bones.

Know how to prevent further injury in fractures and dislocations, and how to treat sprains and strains.

Improvise splints and padding of splints.  Understand the circulation of the blood.  Show position of the main arteries.  Know the difference between arterial, venous and capillary bleeding, and methods of stopping each.

Know how to attend to any of the following: choking, burns, scalds, cuts, bites, stings, blisters, grit in the eye, splinters.

Know signs and treatment of any of he following: fainting, sunstroke, concussion, hysteria, convulsions, and the general rules for the treatment of poisoning and unconsciousness.

Know how to improvise a stretcher.

Know ways of carrying an injured person, if alone or with one other helper, and the uses of a triangular respiration.

(If necessary the badge may be awarded on a theoretical knowledge of parts of the test, provided the candidate is able to give instructions so that others carry out the correct treatment.)

1939 POR - Ambulance Badge


(The tester must be a doctor or other qualified person approved by the Local Association)


Know how to make herself useful at the scene of an accident by keeping back the crowd, summoning the police (if necessary), and using a telephone ("exchange" and "dial"), taking a message, giving instructions of preparations needed for the reception of patient, etc.

Know the names and positions of the principal bones.

Know how to prevent further injury in fractures and dislocations, and how to treat sprains and strains.

Improvise splints and padding of splints.  Understand the circulation of the blood.  Show position of the main arteries.  Know the difference between arterial, venous and capillary bleeding, and methods of stopping each.

Know how to attend to any of the following: choking, burns, scalds, cuts, bites, stings, blisters, grit in the eye, splinters.

Know signs and treatment of any of he following: fainting, sunstroke, concussion, hysteria, convulsions, and the general rules for the treatment of poisoning and unconsciousness.

Know how to improvise a stretcher.

Know ways of carrying an injured person, if alone or with one other helper, and the uses of a triangular respiration.

Know how to deal with accidents due to fire, drowning, electricity and gas, and demonstrate artificial respiration.

(If necessary the badge may be awarded on a theoretical knowledge of parts of the test, provided the candidate is able to give instructions so that others carry out the correct treatment.)

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