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Signs & symptoms of Meningitis

6th May 2019 – Viral Meningitis Awareness Week

Starting on the 6th May, Meningitis awareness week aims to raise awareness and increase fundraising for the condition.

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Sepsis Bacteria

6 Clues to Spotting Sepsis

There are around 150,000 cases of sepsis each year in the UK. It kills around 5 people every hour - or 44,000 a year – more than kills bowel, breast and prostate cancer combined (figures from The Sepsis Trust).

Unfortunately, it is not always spotted or considered early enough.

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School Children in Class

9 Essential Checks for a Healthier School

As the summer holidays draw to a close, a new school year begins. Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of staff and students is important at this time as staff and students settle in to perhaps new schools or new jobs.

With so much happening in the first few weeks of term, it is easy to overlook your first aid and medication needs... but critical that you don't!

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Orange Wig Day

Orange Wig Day- Anaphylaxis and Allergy Awareness

This Friday, 18th May, Orange Wig Day aims to show solidarity and raise money for people living with allergies. We thought it'd be a good moment to raise awareness about the signs, symptoms and treatments for this serious condition.

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CPR course using automated external defibrillator device - AED

AEDs – Would you know how to use one?

Over the last few years I have been delighted to see the number of Public Access Defibrillators increase. They are appearing outside many more shops, libraries and community centres as well as in schools.

Often, but not exclusively, recognised by the bright yellow cabinets they are housed in, they are a welcome sight. How many people though are aware that they are for the use of the general public and that anyone can access them?

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Construction worker climbing scaffolding on construction site

28th April: World Day for Safety & Health at Work

Held annually from 2003, the upcoming World Day for Health and Safety takes place on 28th April 2017. The purpose of the awareness day is to promote decent, safe and healthy work in the workplace environment.

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