Stop Sepsis and Save Lives, know the signs

Stop Sepsis and Save Lives, know the signs

Sepsis – what it is, how to recognise it and what to do Stop Sepsis and Save Lives, know the signs of Sepsis One in five deaths around the world is caused by sepsis and someone dies from Sepsis every 3 seconds. Researchers at the University of Washington...
What is the Coronavirus? Have I got novel Coronavirus?

What is the Coronavirus? Have I got novel Coronavirus?

Novel Coronavirus (covid19)– all you need to know; including how to recognise if you have caught it and what to do. The Novel Coronavirus  (covid 19) is a highly virulent virus, originally located in Wuhan in the Hubei province of China.  The virus has been swift to...
Head Injuries: When are they Serious?

Head Injuries: When are they Serious?

Head injuries in sport continue to be a major concern. This concern has led the Scottish Football Association to announce that they are set to introduce a ban on children under the age of 12 heading the ball in training sessions. The ban has resulted from research...
35 Expert tips to avoid germs and stay healthy

35 Expert tips to avoid germs and stay healthy

35 Expert tips to avoid germs and stay healthy You can succumb to a cold at any time of the year. Summer colds can be just as debilitating and frustrating as those in the winter months. Here are some interesting facts about common germs and top practical tips to avoid...
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...