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First aid training to become a mandatory part of the curriculum in UK schools

Jan 21 2019

Every year, 60,000 people in the UK experience a cardiac arrest and 50% of these incidents happen in the community. 270 children die at school as a result of sudden cardiac arrest. To give someone the best chance of survival, bystander CPR should be given immediately, however often this does happen as people simply don’t know how to help. By the time an ambulance arrives, valuable time has been lost and, in many cases, any chance of saving the casualty has gone. In England, the ambulance services attempt to resuscitate approximately 28,000 people each year, of which less than 10% survive. The more people in the community trained to help and able to give prompt CPR and use a defibrillator, the better the chance of survival and prognosis for all of us. 

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The 12 dangers of Christmas – how to avoid common festive accidents

Dec 22 2018
The 12 dangers of Christmas - how to avoid common festive accidents

The Mishaps and Mayhem of Christmas – how to avoid common festive accidents. Although Christmas can be a magical time of year, festive statistics from RoSPA and National Accident Helpline reveal it is a time when there are more accidents in the home for both humans and pets.

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Top fireworks and Halloween accidents and first aid advice

Oct 29 2018
Top fireworks and Halloween accidents and first aid advice

Here’s London Mums’ very own guide to keeping little ones safe at Halloween and Bonfire Night. This time of year is full of exciting night-time activities such as Halloween and Bonfire Night. However, overexcited children, bonfires and fireworks can be a dangerous mix. Happily our top tips will ensure you keep you and your family safe and make sure you can have a memorable night for all the right reasons.

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Keep your little ones safe in the sun this summer

Jun 14 2018

We all love summer and being outside in the sunshine is fun, good for you and should be encouraged … but never under estimate the power of our English sun. It is frighteningly easy for your child to over-heat or get sun burn.  Read our top tips to help keep your little ones safe in the sun this summer.

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How to have a happy and healthy Christmas

Dec 21 2017
Christmas safety

 

As Christmas approaches, excitement mounts as families prepare to come together and celebrate. However, can also be one of the most stressful and potentially dangerous times of a year as houses become crowded with family members from all generations and there are a multitude of different responsibilities and additional risks.

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