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What do I do if I have been stung by a Jellyfish?

What do I do if I have been stung by a Jellyfish?

MOST stings from sea creatures in the UK are not serious and can be treated with first aid. Some jellyfish don’t sting at all. Sometimes, however, you may need to go to hospital. If you do get stung and there is a life guard on the beach, they just be your first...
What is cold water shock?

What is cold water shock?

With the absolutely amazing weather that we are currently having and are set to have until next week, can I remind everyone of the dangers of cold water shock. Just because it is hot on land does not necessarily mean it is a great idea to jump into the river, lake or...
World Sepsis Day

World Sepsis Day

World Sepsis Day is held annually on the 13th September. It’s a day to remind people of the signs and symptoms of Sepsis. Sepsis is the immune systems overreaction to an infection or injury. Normally our immune system fights infection – but sometimes for...
First Aid At Work – Know The Law

First Aid At Work – Know The Law

First Aid at Work — Know the Law The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 set out the essential aspects of first aid that employers have to address. Guidance to help employers understand and comply with this legislation is contained in...