Tips To Protect Your Baby Or Child From The Sun

Tips To Protect Your Baby Or Child From The Sun

   Babies over six months old can enjoy a limited amount of sunlight, providing they have been protected by the appropriate measures. It is especially important to protect younger ones from harmful UV rays as those who are burned as young children are 80% more...
Cold Water Shock – what it is and how to manage it

Cold Water Shock – what it is and how to manage it

On a hot day, plunging into a cool pool or the sea may well be a very appealing prospect. However, every year people die from a physiological reaction known as cold water shock.   Campaign   The Royal National Lifeboat Institution campaigns to spread...
Essential preparation for festival season to have fun and stay safe

Essential preparation for festival season to have fun and stay safe

Whichever festival you’re attending, whether music or literature focused, abroad or in the UK, day-long or spanning a week, the safety risks remain the same…   Festivals are exhausting and the late nights, strange food and different living conditions can take...
13 ways to avoid being bitten by 12 common and not so common insects

13 ways to avoid being bitten by 12 common and not so common insects

  The warmer summer months sees a swell in the insect population of the UK – as we can discover to our cost. Bites and stings can be painful as well as cause a reaction. In some cases a severe one, such as anaphylaxis, can be life threatening. Common bites and...
School Sports Day – All The Fun Without The Injury

School Sports Day – All The Fun Without The Injury

Are you ready for your school sport’s day? Across the country, children will be lining up hoping to win the 100 metres dash, the sack race or the egg and spoon race. More importantly, many enthusiastic and competitive mums and dads will be hoping to excel in the...
Diabetes – signs and symptoms and how to help with a hypo

Diabetes – signs and symptoms and how to help with a hypo

  Diabetes – the facts   One in 15 people in the UK have diabetes. This includes one million people who have Type 2 but haven’t yet been diagnosed. In the UK, someone is diagnosed with diabetes every two minutes.   Worldwide   According to the World...
Acid Attacks – the latest advice for first aid for corrosive burns

Acid Attacks – the latest advice for first aid for corrosive burns

  The UK has one of the highest recorded rates of violent acid attacks in the world. This is according to statistics from London’s Metropolitan Police.     These statistics offer a comprehensive picture of those affected by acid attacks. Furthermore, a breakdown of...
Ramadan: how can I fast safely & healthily?

Ramadan: how can I fast safely & healthily?

It’s getting hotter in the UK – here’s everything you need to know to fast healthily and safely.   There are 2.8 million Muslims in Britain and many will be following Ramadan, a month-long fast. To ensure you remain healthy when fasting, it is...
Why bank holidays are so dangerous and 14 tips for safer DIY!

Why bank holidays are so dangerous and 14 tips for safer DIY!

  The bank holidays in May are the traditional time to undertake longer home or garden improvement projects.   You have the extra day, the weather is better. Furthermore, there is work to be done to ensure your home – and in particular – your garden, can be...

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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