Category: Health News

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A&E Visits For Alcohol Poisoning Double

The number of teenage girls going to A&E with suspected alcohol poisoning is one-and-a-half times the rate of their male counterparts, according to a study. Overall attendances for alcohol poisoning in England have doubled...

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Pedestrians – take care on the roads this Christmas

With the shortest day of the year upon us, the Safer Roads Partnership is reminding pedestrians to think about their safety on the roads this Christmas – particularly during hours of darkness. With Christmas...

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Police issue warning over MDMA tablets

Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are warning people of the dangers of taking any illegal drugs and the risks associated with not knowing the content of what they are taking. There are believed...

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Fears Over CPR Put Thousands At Risk

Thousands of schoolchildren are being taught how to perform CPR as figures show a lack of knowledge is putting lives at risk. Fewer than half of people would perform CPR on someone suffering a...

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RC (UK) Resuscitation Guidelines 2015 Published Today

The Resuscitation Council (UK) published new resuscitation guidelines online on 15 October 2015 following the review of resuscitation science by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). Changes in the guidelines are based on...