Covid-19 and Asthma: What do I do if I can’t wear a mask?

Covid-19 and Asthma: What do I do if I can’t wear a mask?

  A key measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus is to wear face masks on public transport. This is also the case in enclosed spaces where social distancing is difficult. If you have asthma or breathing problems, you may or may not be able to wear a face mask...
Major Breakthrough in Covid-19 Treatment

Major Breakthrough in Covid-19 Treatment

  This week, there has been a major breakthrough in Covid-19 treatment. Dexamethasone has been heralded as a life-saving drug. In this article, we will break down what this drug does, who it is for and possible side effects.   What is Dexamethasone?  ...
What is the R number and Why does it matter?

What is the R number and Why does it matter?

Despite the UK lockdown loosening, covid-19 is still a huge challenge. Over 40,000 people have died from covid-19 in the UK. There is continuous research going into managing the pandemic. It can be difficult to understand the different models used to monitor the...
Track and Trace and The Science behind Social Distancing

Track and Trace and The Science behind Social Distancing

Track and Trace and The Science behind Social Distancing     In the UK, COVID-19 lockdown measures are beginning to ease, aiming to bring back some normality to daily life and give the economy a chance to recover. However, it is imperative that this is done...
Major Breakthrough in Covid-19 Treatment

Potential treatment for Covid19 – how close are we?

  Currently there are no proven treatments for coronavirus. However, there is a huge amount of research going into finding a treatment for this disease. For mild disease, the aim is to relieve symptoms whilst your body fights the illness. This includes staying at...
How to Prevent Poisoning at Home

How to Prevent Poisoning at Home

How to Prevent Poisoning at Home   With the lock-down situation, we are more aware than ever, about the importance of hygiene and cleanliness to prevent the spread of coronavirus. We are spending much more time in our homes, there is potential for serious DIY,...
Treating Minor Injuries at Home during COVID-19

Treating Minor Injuries at Home during COVID-19

Treating Minor Injuries at Home during COVID-19     The NHS frontline staff are working incredibly hard to deal with the covid-19 pandemic. With the NHS currently under strain, doing all you can to relieve them of pressure will help save lives. In the...
First Aid for Falls and how to get up after a fall

First Aid for Falls and how to get up after a fall

First Aid for Falls Falls are one of the most common causes for people needing to be admitted to hospital. They can result in major injury and have a dramatic impact on someone’s confidence and future mobility. It’s a shocking statistic, but each year over 4,500...
New First Aid advice from EYFS and HSE during Covid19

New First Aid advice from EYFS and HSE during Covid19

New First Aid advice from EYFS and HSE during Covid19. First Aid for Life and Onlinefirstaid.com can help with all your first aid training at this difficult time. First Aid for life is a fully regulated first aid training provider. Approved through Qualsafe Awards to...
How to look after pets during the Covid-19 lockdown

How to look after pets during the Covid-19 lockdown

  The covid-19 can spread easily from person to person. A necessary measure for most places is to lockdown areas to enforce social distancing. This includes only going out for groceries, picking up medicines, or carrying out exercise. Self-isolation raises many...