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Paediatric Hospital Life Support (PHLS)


To understand how to recognise, assess and manage the sick child; how to perform safe paediatric life support (CPR); treatment of the choking patient; the recovery position.

Accrediting Body

Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Target Group

Recommended for staff employed in areas where children are seen as patients. 

May be relevant to any other staff who wish to attend (with prior agreement from manager); volunteers.


Two hours


Candidates are assessed in small groups and will be expected to perform safe, effective basic life support to a satisfactory standard. Successful completion of the session results in updating of training details on the staff database.


This session is free to all staff employed by the Trust.  External candidates will incur a charge of £25.

Booking Details

To book a place please send an e-mail to the address below including the course name in the Subject:


Future dates


Wednesday, 7th March, 1.00 - 3.00pm
Thursday, 31st May, 9.00 - 11.00am
Thursday, 1st November, 9.00 - 11.00am

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