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What to do if you think you have coronavirus – top tips to hasten your recovery

Mar 23 2020
coronavirus

Talk of coronavirus is inescapable. It is all over our media and because of this there are sometimes mixed messages. Government advice is constantly updating as the situation develops.

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 spread and has resulted in worldwide deaths from pneumonia. These deaths have mainly occurred in the elderly population and those with underlying health issues. Read more about the coronavirus in our article here.

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How to help someone who has been stabbed

Feb 22 2020
knife crime

Every day we are faced with news reports telling us horrifying stories of people who have been killed or injured from violent attacks. This violence appears to permeate across all communities and we only hear a fraction of the incidents. In fact, it has been revealed that the police and courts in England and Wales are dealing with the highest number of knife crimes in a decade. It’s a very real threat within our society.

We know that prompt and appropriate first aid saves lives. Would you have the skills to someone who has been injured and is seriously bleeding?

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Firework safety and keeping children safe at Halloween and Bonfire Night

Oct 21 2019
Firework safety and keeping children safe at Halloween

Halloween and Bonfire night are two events eagerly anticipated by many and dreaded by others. Scarily this time of year always results in a surge in road accidents, sharps injuries and burns. Let’s try and make this year safer. Please read our tips on firework safety to try and make this time of year memorable for all the right reasons. 

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Your baby’s skin is 15 times thinner than yours! Protect your little one from UV rays this summer

Jun 28 2019

Sunburn at a young age increases the chances of melanoma (skin cancer) in later life by 80%. You need to be sure you’re properly protecting your little one’s sensitive skin.

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As Teenagers Gain Independence, Teach Them First Aid

May 12 2019

With independence comes responsibility. You can’t, and shouldn’t, prevent your teen from experimenting and adventuring whilst young. However, you can provide them with the tools to combat any potential accident they or a friend faces. 

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