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Stings From the sea

Treatment for stings from the sea will vary depending on what has stung you and, in some cases, how severe your reaction is. You can treat some stings from the sea yourself using first aid, however, if the symptoms are more serious – such as severe pain, swelling or difficulty breathing – dial 999/112 and request an ambulance immediately. […]

Published on July 9th, 2014 and is filed under Blog.

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Strokes – Some information

Information on Strokes and how to deal with them. Strokes some Facts Strokes occurs approximately 152,000 times a year in the UK (one every 3 and a half minutes) A stroke is the third single largest cause of death in the UK (1 in 10) A Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in […]

Published on May 14th, 2014 and is filed under Blog.

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Diabetes Mellitus or just Diabetes

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a health condition where your body is unable to utilise the sugar in the blood properly, because the body (pancreas) is not producing any or not enough insulin. In the UK 6% of people have diabetes that is a staggering 3.2 million people. What is Insulin? Insulin is a hormone […]

Published on April 3rd, 2014 and is filed under Blog.

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Making an Emergency Call

At some point we all maybe in a situation where we will have to call the Emergency Services, the most common way these days is to call from a mobile phone. As we all know mobile phone can be a little temperamental when it comes to signal or busy networks, below I will explain how […]

Published on March 20th, 2014 and is filed under Blog.

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Cardiac Arrest information

CARDIAC ARREST Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops beating therefore normal circulation of blood stops. A cardiac arrest is different from (but may be caused by) a heart attack, where blood flow to the muscle of the heart is impaired. Cardiac Arrest prevents delivery of oxygen  to the body.   Lack of oxygen to the brain causes unconsciousness which then will […]

Published on February 4th, 2014 and is filed under Blog.

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