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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 Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

Did you know that today, Saturday 14th November 2020, is World Diabetes Day? Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes – where the body’s immune system...
Eating out – Edo Belfast

Eating out – Edo Belfast

Oh my goodness!! What can I say! This place is amazing – I loved every minute. Edo is Latin for ‘I eat’ and that is exactly what I did! Situated on Upper Queen Street in Belfast (https://www.edorestaurant.co.uk/) it isn’t anything spectacular...
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...
Eating out – The Groomsport Inn

Eating out – The Groomsport Inn

As a food safety expert not only do I love walking round inspecting kitchens but I also just love the experience of eating out. I love the atmosphere, the occasion and of course who doesn’t love not having to do the dishes afterwards. Last Thursday night my son...