Firework Advice and First Aid tips should something go wrong

Oct 28 2016
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Firework Advice and First Aid tips should something go wrong

Each year more than 1,000 people suffer injuries due to fireworks during the four-week period around bonfire night. 60% of these occur at home or at private parties and 40% involve children. *

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is by going to an organised public display. You should only set fireworks off at home if you have enough room in your garden to burn them and for people to stand a safe distance away. When purchasing fireworks, you should always check that they are suitable for your garden and that they conform to British Standards (BS 7114; 1998).

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Take 5 minutes to … change your life

Jun 27 2016
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Having big goals in life is great, over the years working with people I have learnt that making small changes to your habits and lifestyle have a huge impact on your health and happiness. The good news is that this doesn’t have to be hard! Simply doing a few things differently can make a massive difference to your happiness, health and well-being.

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Ask the doctor: Dr Anshumen Bhagat answers our reader’s question on Perimenopause

Jun 20 2016
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The London Mums messaging receives questions for experts all the time. One of the topics that has often come up is Perimenopause so we asked a top doctor to she some insights on this hot topic, the creator behind the new doctor-on-demand app GPDQ, Dr Anshumen Bhagat, who is a health and wellbeing expert, as well as a GP with 15 years’ experience straddling the NHS and private healthcare sectors simultaneously. Dr Bhagat responds to a London Mums’ reader regarding pre-menopause based on his medical expertise.

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