Keeping Safe at the Scene of an Accident 

Keeping Safe at the Scene of an Accident 

Keeping safe at the scene of an accident  The Highway Code contains vital advice concerning the giving of first aid at the scene of an accident – keeping safe at the scene is vital. Where and how should you stop if you want to help safely? Here is some helpful...
Key findings of the Health Profile for England report:

Key findings of the Health Profile for England report:

The Health Profile for England report  was published in September 2018 and is a comprehensive report covering life expectancy, major causes of death, mortality trends, child health, inequality in health, wider determinants of health and current health protection...
Living Wills

Living Wills

It isn’t a topic anyone loves thinking about. However, seeing as we’re all 6 times more likely to become seriously injured following an accident than to actually die, it is imperative that we set out our wishes for treatment in case we become incapacitated and unable...
First Aid for Burns – how to reduce pain and scarring

First Aid for Burns – how to reduce pain and scarring

First Aid for Burns Burns are extremely common, painful and potentially life-changing injuries. Burns frequently become infected and scarring from burns is often disfiguring and permanent. 13,000 burns injuries are treated in British hospitals each year. 200 people...
Heart Attacks in Women: Not Just A Man’s Problem

Heart Attacks in Women: Not Just A Man’s Problem

Heart attacks in women: The British Heart Foundation are campaigning for more people to recognise the signs and symptoms of heart attacks in women. Many people have the misconception that heart attacks only happen to men and this has led to thousands of women failing...
Flu Jab –  Get Your Vaccine Early

Flu Jab – Get Your Vaccine Early

The season of colds and flu is almost upon us. Therefore it is a good time to think about having a flu jab.   This  year, nearly half the UK population – around 30 million people – will be offered the flu vaccine.   In fact, this will be the...
How to phone 999 if you are in danger and cannot speak

How to phone 999 if you are in danger and cannot speak

Would you know how to phone 999 if you are in danger and cannot speak, how to get help if you are abroad and don’t speak the language or what to do if you can’t hear? Do you know the best way of getting help in an emergency wherever you are? Or if a...
Common Causes Of Falls In The Elderly And Getting Up From A Fall

Common Causes Of Falls In The Elderly And Getting Up From A Fall

If you are an older person, having a fall can have a devastating and lasting impact on your quality of life.   Sadly, falls are a common occurrence amongst old people. Figures by RoSPA show that in 2014/15, over 282,000 people aged 65 and over were admitted to...

Free Ebook:7 vital first aid skills every family should know

1/3 people wouldn't know how to perform first aid in an emergency...

Learn how to protect your whole family with our newly updated ebook. Including sections on how to perform CPR, how to deal with a seizure, how to put someone into the recovery position, how to treat burns & head injuries & bleedings.

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