Ruth Croucher has over 30 years’ experience in teaching and assessing in all aspects of first aid training. Joining the British Red Cross as a youth
member and later working full time in their Surrey Headquarters Training Department. She was initially involved in First Aid, Nursing, Welfare, Ambulance
Aid and Training the Trainer, but now concentrates solely in First Aid Training.
In more recent years, heading Acute First Aid means Ruth divides her time between working in the office, managing staff and training in Hospitals, Research Institutions, Schools, Churches, General Offices and Charities.
Robert Macleod is a very experienced first aid instructor with a career spanning over 30 years in pre hospital trauma
care. Retired from the Military, he served for over 20 years as a Combat Medical Technician with the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving in a
variety of operational theatres with specialist medical units, providing medical support for some of the UK's most elite soldiers in remote
He has extensive experience in the oil exploration industry where he spent many years providing medical support and first aid training to exploration crews around the globe. He also has extensive experience with the UK's Fire and Rescue Services in training Fire Fighters in pre-hospital trauma and life support.