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Flu Vaccine for Children
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Click on any of the MP3 links below to play the audio files which have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines:
Burns - Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.
Fits - How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.
Wounds - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.
Unconscious patient who is breathing - How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)
CPR for adults - Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.
CPR for babies - Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.
Collapsed patient in detail - Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.
Click here to go onto www.nhs.uk which allows you to access information and advice on a range of conditions, surgical procedures, medication and health issues.
Some of the most popular health topics have been translated into other languages. You can access these topics by clicking other languages at the bottom of the web page.
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. It covers issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.
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Live Health News
BBC News - Health
The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
Jail sentence for PIP implant boss
The founder of French company PIP, which distributed defective breast implants, is sentenced to four years in prison for fraud.
Ketamine 'should be made Class B'
The drug ketamine should be upgraded from a Class C drug to Class B, government advisers say, after new evidence shows frequent use can cause "disabling" bladder damage.
Wii games 'help control diabetes'
Playing 'active' computer games can help people with type 2 diabetes better control their blood sugar, a medical trial finds.
Exercise 'cuts risk of dementia'
Exercise throughout a person's life can play a significant role in reducing the risk of dementia, a study spanning 35 years finds.
One fifth of drips 'are dangerous'
A fifth of patients on an intravenous drip develop complications because they are given the wrong levels of fluid, according to a review of guidance in England and Wales.
Nelson Mandela: Aids campaigner
Though at first muted in his approach to HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela became a dedicated advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.
Saudi human genome project launched
Up to 100,000 people in Saudi Arabia are to have their genetic codes mapped by 2017.
Vitamin D's disease role queried
Scientists have cast doubt on the value of vitamin D supplements to protect against diseases like cancers and diabetes.
World dementia cases 'set to treble'
The number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to treble by 2050, according to a new analysis.
Cough campaign 'picks up cancers'
A campaign urging people with a persistent cough to get checked by their doctor has led to a "dramatic rise" in lung cancer diagnoses, campaigner say.
'Let me keep my dead husband's sperm'
A 28-year-old woman has begun a legal bid to prevent her dead husband's frozen sperm from being destroyed.
TB vaccine 'could help prevent MS'
An anti-tuberculosis vaccine could prevent multiple sclerosis, early research suggests.
Pump provides liver disease relief
Patients at the Royal Free Hospital in London are testing a device that provides relief from a common side-effect of liver disease.
Microsoft designs stress-busting bra
Researchers have come up with a novel piece of wearable tech - a bra that can alert the wearer to their stress levels.
Leg bone gives up oldest human DNA
The retrieval of high quality DNA from a 400,000-year-old human has opened up a new frontier in the study of our ancient ancestors.
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