Lubas Medical News

January 31, 2020
Pitch-Side Wound Management and Suturing.

A guest blog by Gareth Davies. Since 2004, I have been involved as a pitch-side sports therapist in rugby, ranging from grassroots to the professional level. This season, I moved into football, working with Pen-y-Bont F.C. who are in the Welsh Premier League.  While I was setting up all the stations during my first game […]

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October 11, 2019 2.0

Exciting Lubas website updates coming soon! We have a number of exciting updates coming to the Lubas website over the coming months. Here's a breakdown of what to expect for 2.0! FASE 1 You may already be aware that our First Aid for Sport & Exercise 1 (FASE 1) course has been re-designed to […]

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September 30, 2019
Behind the Scenes at Cardiff City FC

How elite players are kept safe The Medical Team at Cardiff City regularly receive praise & recognition from visiting teams for the quality of their set up. Here's how Lubas fit in with the team, & how you can prepare in any sport, at any level... 1. The Medical Team The Lubas pitch side medical […]

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September 14, 2019
Wound Management - Questions You Need to Ask

Of all the skills taught on our Wound Management course, wound assessment is among the most important. You can't just scramble onto the pitch and start suturing; you first need to inspect the injury in question, making an informed decision about how best to proceed. Here are some of the questions you need to ask before […]

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September 1, 2019
Medical Emergencies – Heart Attacks.

What causes heart attacks? The British Heart Foundation reports that heart attacks & circulatory diseases account for almost a quarter of all deaths in the UK. This means approximately 1 death every 3 minutes! Here’s some information that can help you recognise & manage the signs & symptoms of a heart attack. What is a […]

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August 29, 2019
How to treat shock after an accident.

The term “shock” is often misunderstood. It can conjure up images of someone dealing with a traumatic experience being “cured” or comforted with a cup of sugary tea! But shock in medical terms relates to a physiological and potentially life-threatening condition. To help you understand what type of shock we are talking about, here are […]

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August 16, 2019
Ceri Q&A answers!

Here are the Answers to the Ceri Q&A. We would like to thank everyone for taking part. We hope you enjoy the answers and be on the look out for more Q&A'S in the future! Q: My husband does a lot of running but gets bad shin splints. What’s the best way to treat this? […]

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August 11, 2019
Medics for Sport

Check out our new network group for exchanging jobs with medics in sport. We have now launched our new Medics for Sport network community on Facebook. Here's what it's all about and why you need to get involved! What is Medics for Sport? Medics for Sport is a Facebook group for anyone with a current […]

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July 31, 2019
An update to our FASE 1 course!

Our new & improved FASE 1 course brings First Aid for Sport & Exercise to the palm of your hand! We've reviewed and upgraded our FASE 1 course to make it even more accessible by utilising online content. Here are some of the changes you can expect to see. Blended Learning FASE 1 is now […]

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We are Lubas. Lubas was created by Paramedic Paul Lubas & is run by him and his son, Chris. Here’s a bit more on our history.
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