More than half of all children and adults with a burn injury do not receive appropriate first aid at the scene. While most burns are usually minor, and do not require specialist treatment, it is important that you know what to do if you, or a friend or family member, suffer a burn.
Public Health England is relaunching the national "Act FAST" stroke campaign, working closely with the Stroke Association. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of stroke and to encourage people who recognise any single one of the symptoms of stroke, in themselves or others, to call 999 immediately.
Winters have been mild recently, but around 500 people in still die in Surrey each year because of winter. Our GPs and Emergency Departments become very busy around this time, making it important for you to be prepared, especially for the holiday season. For helpful tips and pharmacy opening times over Christmas and New Year.
Smokers in Surrey are being urged to take part in Stoptober – the mass quitting challenge from Public Health England starting on 1st October – and join the nearly 15 million people who have already quit.