7 proven hangover cures and first aid for alcohol poisoning

7 proven hangover cures and first aid for alcohol poisoning

7 proven hangover cures and first aid for alcohol poisoning Proven tips to help prevent and cure a hangover. Hangovers make you feel rotten, with symptoms including exhaustion, a pounding headache, nausea, dizziness, thirst and sensitivity to light or sound. Limit...
Most common Christmas accidents and why Christmas is so dangerous

Most common Christmas accidents and why Christmas is so dangerous

The 12 Mishaps of Christmas – most common Christmas accidents and why Christmas is dangerous Christmas can be a magical time of year. However, it is also a time when there are more accidents than usual, for both humans and pets. According to the RoSPA more than...
Blind Cord Strangulation | How to Help

Blind Cord Strangulation | How to Help

Blind cord strangulation and how to help if your child strangles themselves or is suffocated Suffocation and strangulation (along with choking and drowning) account for the majority of accidents resulting in fatalities in the under 5s. For strangulation, the most...
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...